Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"You say, 'What does God know? Can He judge through the thick darkness?

King James Version

And thou sayest, How doth God know? can he judge through the dark cloud?

Holman Bible

Yet you say: "What does God know? Can He judge through thick darkness?

International Standard Version

You've asked, "What does God know? Can he sort through pitch black darkness?'

A Conservative Version

And thou say, What does God know? Can he judge through the thick darkness?

American Standard Version

And thou sayest, What doth God know? Can he judge through the thick darkness?

Amplified

Therefore you say, How and what does God know [about me]? Can He judge through the thick darkness?

Bible in Basic English

And you say, What knowledge has God? is he able to give decisions through the deep dark?

Darby Translation

And thou sayest, What doth God know? will he judge through the dark cloud?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And thou shalt say, What does God know? How can he judge through the darkness?

Julia Smith Translation

And thou saidst How shall God know? Shall he judge in the cloud of darkness?

King James 2000

And you say, How does God know? can he judge through the dark cloud?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you ask, 'What does God know? Can he judge through deep gloom?

Modern King James verseion

And you say, What does God know? Can He judge through the dark cloud?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

wilt thou therefore say, 'Tush, how should God know? Doth his dominion reach beyond the clouds?

NET Bible

But you have said, 'What does God know? Does he judge through such deep darkness?

New Heart English Bible

You say, 'What does God know? Can he judge through the thick darkness?

The Emphasized Bible

Wilt thou say then, What doth GOD know? Out through a thick cloud, can he judge?

Webster

And thou sayest, How doth God know? can he judge through the dark cloud?

World English Bible

You say, 'What does God know? Can he judge through the thick darkness?

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou hast said, 'What -- hath God known? Through thickness doth He judge?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And thou sayest

Usage: 0

אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Third Speech

12 "Is not God in the height of heaven? Look also at the distant stars, how high they are! 13 "You say, 'What does God know? Can He judge through the thick darkness? 14 'Clouds are a hiding place for Him, so that He cannot see; And He walks on the vault of heaven.'


Cross References

Psalm 10:11

He says to himself, "God has forgotten; He has hidden His face; He will never see it."

Ezekiel 8:12

Then He said to me, "Son of man, do you see what the elders of the house of Israel are committing in the dark, each man in the room of his carved images? For they say, 'The LORD does not see us; the LORD has forsaken the land.'"

Psalm 59:7

Behold, they belch forth with their mouth; Swords are in their lips, For, they say, "Who hears?"

Psalm 73:11

They say, "How does God know? And is there knowledge with the Most High?"

Isaiah 29:15

Woe to those who deeply hide their plans from the LORD, And whose deeds are done in a dark place, And they say, "Who sees us?" or "Who knows us?"

Ezekiel 9:9

Then He said to me, "The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is very, very great, and the land is filled with blood and the city is full of perversion; for they say, 'The LORD has forsaken the land, and the LORD does not see!'

Psalm 64:5

They hold fast to themselves an evil purpose; They talk of laying snares secretly; They say, "Who can see them?"

Psalm 94:7-9

They have said, "The LORD does not see, Nor does the God of Jacob pay heed."

Zephaniah 1:12

"It will come about at that time That I will search Jerusalem with lamps, And I will punish the men Who are stagnant in spirit, Who say in their hearts, 'The LORD will not do good or evil!'

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