Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

Have you heard the secret counsel of God? 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?

NET Bible

Do you listen in on God's secret council? 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 "Are you the first man who was born? Or were you brought forth before the hills? 8 Have you heard the secret counsel of God? Do you limit wisdom to yourself? 9 What do you know, that we do not know? What do you understand, which is not in us?



Cross References

Romans 11:34

"For who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been his counselor?"

Jeremiah 23:18

For who has stood in the council of the LORD, that he should perceive and hear his word? Who has marked my word, and heard it?

Deuteronomy 29:29

The secret things belong to the LORD our God; but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law.

Job 11:6

that he would show you the secrets of wisdom. For true wisdom has two sides. Know therefore that God exacts of you less than your iniquity deserves.

Job 12:2

"No doubt, but you are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

Job 13:5-6

Oh that you would be completely silent. Then you would be wise.

Job 29:4

as I was in the ripeness of my days, when the friendship of God was in my tent,

Psalm 25:14

The friendship of the LORD is with those who fear him. He will show them his covenant.

Proverbs 3:32

For the perverse is an abomination to the LORD, but his friendship is with the upright.

Amos 3:7

Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, unless he reveals his secret to his servants the prophets.

Matthew 11:25

At that time, Jesus answered, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you hid these things from the wise and intelligent, and revealed them to little children.

Matthew 13:11

And he answered them, "To you it is given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven, but it is not given to them.

Matthew 13:35

that it might be fulfilled which was spoken through the prophet, saying, "I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things hidden since the beginning of the world."

John 15:15

No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing. But I have called you friends, for everything that I heard from my Father I have made known to you.

John 15:15-26

No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing. But I have called you friends, for everything that I heard from my Father I have made known to you.

1 Corinthians 2:9-11

But as it is written, No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has imagined the things which God has prepared for those who love him.

1 Corinthians 2:16

For "who has known the mind of the Lord, that he should instruct him?" But we have the mind of Christ.

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