Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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?

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?

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 The first man art thou born? And before the heights wast thou formed? 8 Of the secret counsel of God dost thou hear? And withdrawest thou unto thee wisdom? 9 What hast thou known, and we know not? Understandest thou -- and it is not with us?



Cross References

Romans 11:34

for who did know the mind of the Lord? or who did become His counsellor?

Jeremiah 23:18

For who hath stood in the counsel of Jehovah, And seeth and heareth His word? Who hath regarded My word, and hearkeneth?

Deuteronomy 29:29

The things hidden are to Jehovah our God, and the things revealed are to us and to our sons -- to the age, to do all the words of this law.

Job 11:6

And declare to thee secrets of wisdom, For counsel hath foldings. And know thou that God forgetteth for thee, Some of thine iniquity.

Job 12:2

Truly -- ye are the people, And with you doth wisdom die.

Job 13:5-6

O that ye would keep perfectly silent, And it would be to you for wisdom.

Job 29:4

As I have been in days of my maturity, And the counsel of God upon my tent.

Psalm 25:14

The secret of Jehovah is for those fearing Him, And His covenant -- to cause them to know.

Proverbs 3:32

For an abomination to Jehovah is the perverted, And with the upright is His secret counsel.

Amos 3:7

For the Lord Jehovah doth nothing, Except He hath revealed His counsel unto His servants the prophets.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus answering said, 'I do confess to Thee, Father, Lord of the heavens and of the earth, that thou didst hide these things from wise and understanding ones, and didst reveal them to babes.

Matthew 13:11

And he answering said to them that -- 'To you it hath been given to know the secrets of the reign of the heavens, and to these it hath not been given,

Matthew 13:35

that it might be fulfilled that was spoken through the prophet, saying, 'I will open in similes my mouth, I will utter things having been hidden from the foundation of the world.'

John 15:15

no more do I call you servants, because the servant hath not known what his lord doth, and you I have called friends, because all things that I heard from my Father, I did make known to you.

Romans 16:25-26

And to Him who is able to establish you, according to my good news, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the secret, in the times of the ages having been kept silent,

1 Corinthians 2:9-11

but, according as it hath been written, 'What eye did not see, and ear did not hear, and upon the heart of man came not up, what God did prepare for those loving Him -- '

1 Corinthians 2:16

for who did know the mind of the Lord that he shall instruct Him? and we -- we have the mind of Christ.

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