Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Darby Translation

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

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Elihu Rebukes Job And His Three Friends

7 I said, Days shall speak, and the multitude of years shall declare wisdom. 8 Certainly there is a spirit in man, and the inspiration of the Almighty gives them understanding. 9 Great men are not always wise; neither do the aged understand judgment.



Cross References

Job 33:4

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

Job 38:36

Who put wisdom in the inward parts? Or who gave intelligence to understanding?

Proverbs 2:6

For the LORD gives wisdom; out of his mouth comes knowledge and intelligence.

1 Kings 3:12

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

1 Kings 4:29

And God gave Solomon exceedingly great wisdom and intelligence and magnanimity of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.

Job 35:11

who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth and makes us wiser than the fowls of heaven?

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For God gives to the man that is good in his sight wisdom and knowledge and joy, but to the sinner he gives travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to the one that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.

Daniel 1:17

And unto these four young men, God gave them knowledge and intelligence in all letters and science; furthermore Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Daniel 2:21

and it is he that changes the times and the opportunities; he removes kings and sets up kings; he gives wisdom unto the wise and knowledge unto those that know understanding:

1 Corinthians 2:10-12

But God has revealed this unto us by his Spirit, for the Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God.

James 1:5

And if any of you lacks wisdom, let them ask of God (who gives abundantly to all, and without reproach), and it shall be given them.

Genesis 41:39

And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God has showed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art.

1 Kings 3:28

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

Job 4:12-21

Now the matter was also hidden from me, but my ear has perceived a little of it.

Job 33:16

then he opens the ears of men and seals their instruction,

1 Corinthians 12:8

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

2 Timothy 3:16

All scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness,

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