Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

But there is a spirit which is in man; and the breath of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

New American Standard Bible

"But it is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.

King James Version

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

Holman Bible

But it is a spirit in man and the breath of the Almighty that give him understanding.

International Standard Version

However, a spirit exists in mankind, and the Almighty's breath gives him insight."

A Conservative Version

But there is a spirit in man, and the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.

American Standard Version

But there is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

Amplified

But there is [a vital force] a spirit [of intelligence] in man, and the breath of the Almighty gives men understanding.

Bible in Basic English

But truly it is the spirit in man, even the breath of the Ruler of all, which gives them knowledge.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Certainly there is a spirit in man, and the inspiration of the Almighty gives them understanding.

Julia Smith Translation

But it is a spirit in man, and the breath of the Almighty will cause them to understand.

King James 2000

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty gives him understanding.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Truly, it [is] a spirit in a human being, and the breath of Shaddai teaches them.

Modern King James verseion

But a spirit is in man giving them perception, even the breath of the Almighty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Every man, no doubt, hath a mind; but it is the inspiration of the Almighty that giveth understanding.

NET Bible

But it is a spirit in people, the breath of the Almighty, that makes them understand.

New Heart English Bible

But there is a spirit in man, and the breath of Shaddai gives them understanding.

The Emphasized Bible

Yet surely, there is a spirit in men, and, the inspiration of the Almighty, giveth them understanding;

Webster

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

World English Bible

But there is a spirit in man, and the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.

Youngs Literal Translation

Surely a spirit is in man, And the breath of the Mighty One Doth cause them to understand.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
אכן 
'aken 
Usage: 18

there is a spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

in man
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

and the inspiration
נשׁמה 
N@shamah 
Usage: 24

of the Almighty
שׁדּי 
Shadday 
Usage: 48

References

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Hastings

Context Readings

Elihu Rebukes Job And His Three Friends

7 I said, Let days speak, and multitude of years teach wisdom. 8 But there is a spirit which is in man; and the breath of the Almighty giveth them understanding. 9 It is not the great that are wise; neither do the aged understand judgment.



Cross References

Job 33:4

The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life.

Job 38:36

Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? or who hath given understanding to the mind?

Proverbs 2:6

For Jehovah giveth wisdom; out of his mouth come knowledge and understanding.

1 Kings 3:12

behold, I have done according to thy word: behold, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart, so that there hath been none like unto thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.

1 Kings 4:29

And God gave Solomon wisdom and very great understanding and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea-shore.

Job 35:11

Who teacheth us more than the beasts of the earth, and maketh us wiser than the fowl of the heavens?

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For he giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he giveth travail to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good in God's sight. This also is vanity and pursuit of the wind.

Daniel 1:17

As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Daniel 2:21

And it is he that changeth times and seasons; He deposeth kings, and setteth up kings; He giveth wisdom to the wise, And knowledge to them that know understanding.

1 Corinthians 2:10-12

but God has revealed to us by his Spirit; for the Spirit searches all things, even the depths of God.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all freely and reproaches not, and it shall be given to him:

Genesis 41:39

And Pharaoh said to Joseph, Since God has made all this known to thee, there is none so discreet and wise as thou.

1 Kings 3:28

And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged; and they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him, to do justice.

Job 4:12-21

Now to me a word was secretly brought, and mine ear received a whisper thereof.

Job 33:16

Then he openeth men's ears, and sealeth their instruction,

1 Corinthians 12:8

For to one, by the Spirit, is given the word of wisdom; and to another the word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit;

2 Timothy 3:16

Every scripture is divinely inspired, and profitable for teaching, for conviction, for correction, for instruction in righteousness;

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