Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Do you listen in on God's secret council? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?

New American Standard Bible

“Do you hear the secret counsel of God,
And limit wisdom to yourself?

King James Version

Hast thou heard the secret of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

Holman Bible

Do you listen in on the council of God,
or have a monopoly on wisdom?

International Standard Version

Have you listened in on God's secret council? Have you limited wisdom only to yourself?

A Conservative Version

Have thou heard the secret counsel of God? And do thou limit wisdom to thyself?

American Standard Version

Hast thou heard the secret counsel of God? And dost thou limit wisdom to thyself?

Amplified


“Do you hear the secret counsel of God,
And do you limit [the possession of] wisdom to yourself?

Bible in Basic English

Were you present at the secret meeting of God? and have you taken all wisdom for yourself?

Darby Translation

Hast thou listened in the secret council of +God? And hast thou absorbed wisdom for thyself?

Julia Smith Translation

Shalt thou hear in the consultation of God? and wilt thou reserve wisdom to thyself?

King James 2000

Have you heard the council of God? and do you limit wisdom to yourself?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Have you listened in God's confidential discussion? And do you limit wisdom to yourself?

Modern King James verseion

Have you heard the secret counsel of God? And do you limit wisdom to yourself?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hast thou heard the secret counsel of God, that all wisdom is too little for thee?

New Heart English Bible

Have you heard the secret counsel of God? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?

The Emphasized Bible

In the secret council of GOD, hast thou been wont to hearken? Or canst thou attain for thyself unto wisdom?

Webster

Hast thou heard the secret of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

World English Bible

Have you heard the secret counsel of God? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?

Youngs Literal Translation

Of the secret counsel of God dost thou hear? And withdrawest thou unto thee wisdom?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the secret
סוד 
Cowd 
Usage: 21

of God
אלהּ אלוהּ 
'elowahh 
God, god
Usage: 57

and dost thou restrain
גּרע 
Gara` 
Usage: 22

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

References

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

7 "Were you the first man ever born? Were you brought forth before the hills? 8 Do you listen in on God's secret council? Do you limit wisdom to yourself? 9 What do you know that we don't know? What do you understand that we don't understand?



Cross References

Romans 11:34

For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been his counselor?

Jeremiah 23:18

Yet which of them has ever stood in the Lord's inner circle so they could see and hear what he has to say? Which of them have ever paid attention or listened to what he has said?

Deuteronomy 29:29

Secret things belong to the Lord our God, but those that are revealed belong to us and our descendants forever, so that we might obey all the words of this law.

Job 11:6

and reveal to you the secrets of wisdom -- for true wisdom has two sides -- so that you would know that God has forgiven some of your sins.

Job 12:2

"Without a doubt you are the people, and wisdom will die with you.

Job 13:5-6

If only you would keep completely silent! For you, that would be wisdom.

Job 29:4

just as I was in my most productive time, when God's intimate friendship was experienced in my tent,

Psalm 25:14

The Lord's loyal followers receive his guidance, and he reveals his covenantal demands to them.

Proverbs 3:32

for one who goes astray is an abomination to the Lord, but he reveals his intimate counsel to the upright.

Amos 3:7

Certainly the sovereign Lord does nothing without first revealing his plan to his servants the prophets.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent, and revealed them to little children.

Matthew 13:11

He replied, "You have been given the opportunity to know the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but they have not.

Matthew 13:35

This fulfilled what was spoken by the prophet: "I will open my mouth in parables, I will announce what has been hidden from the foundation of the world."

John 15:15

I no longer call you slaves, because the slave does not understand what his master is doing. But I have called you friends, because I have revealed to you everything I heard from my Father.

Romans 16:25-26

Now to him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the proclamation of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that had been kept secret for long ages,

1 Corinthians 2:9-11

But just as it is written, "Things that no eye has seen, or ear heard, or mind imagined, are the things God has prepared for those who love him."

1 Corinthians 2:16

For who has known the mind of the Lord, so as to advise him? But we have the mind of Christ.

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