Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Why do you complain against Him
That He does not give an account of all His doings?

King James Version

Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters.

Holman Bible

Why do you take Him to court
for not answering anything a person asks?

International Standard Version

Why are you arguing with him? He doesn't have to give explanations for what he does to you!

A Conservative Version

Why do thou strive against him because he does not give of any of his matters?

American Standard Version

Why dost thou strive against him, For that he giveth not account of any of his matters?

Amplified


“Why do you complain against Him?
That He does not answer [you with] all His doings.

Bible in Basic English

Why do you put forward your cause against him, saying, He gives no answer to any of my words?

Darby Translation

Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters.

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore didst thou contend against him? for he will not answer all his words.

King James 2000

Why do you strive against him? for he gives not account of any of his matters.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Why do you contend against him, that he will not answer all a person's words?

Modern King James verseion

Why do you fight against Him? For He does not give account for any of His matters.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Why dost thou then strive against him? Because he giveth thee no accounts of all his doings?

NET Bible

Why do you contend against him, that he does not answer all a person's words?

New Heart English Bible

Why do you strive against him, because he doesn't give account of any of his matters?

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore, against him, hast thou contended? For, with none of his reasons, will he respond.

Webster

Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters.

World English Bible

Why do you strive against him, because he doesn't give account of any of his matters?

Youngs Literal Translation

Wherefore against Him hast thou striven, When for all His matters He answereth not?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Why dost thou strive
רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Elihu Rebukes Job

12 “Behold, let me tell you, you are not right in this,
For God is greater than man.
13 “Why do you complain against Him
That He does not give an account of all His doings?
14 “Indeed God speaks once,
Or twice, yet no one notices it.



Cross References

Job 40:2

“Will the faultfinder contend with the Almighty?
Let him who reproves God answer it.”

Isaiah 45:9

“Woe to the one who quarrels with his Maker—
An earthenware vessel among the vessels of earth!
Will the clay say to the potter, ‘What are you doing?’
Or the thing you are making say, ‘He has no hands’?

Deuteronomy 29:29

The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this law.

Job 9:14

“How then can I answer Him,
And choose my words before Him?

Job 15:25-26

Because he has stretched out his hand against God
And conducts himself arrogantly against the Almighty.

Psalm 62:11

Once God has spoken;
Twice I have heard this:
That power belongs to God;

Isaiah 46:10

Declaring the end from the beginning,
And from ancient times things which have not been done,
Saying, ‘My purpose will be established,
And I will accomplish all My good pleasure’;

Jeremiah 50:24

“I set a snare for you and you were also caught, O Babylon,
While you yourself were not aware;
You have been found and also seized
Because you have engaged in conflict with the Lord.”

Ezekiel 22:14

Can your heart endure, or can your hands be strong in the days that I will deal with you? I, the Lord, have spoken and will act.

Daniel 4:35

All the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing,
But He does according to His will in the host of heaven
And among the inhabitants of earth;
And no one can ward off His hand
Or say to Him, ‘What have You done?’

Matthew 20:15

Is it not lawful for me to do what I wish with what is my own? Or is your eye envious because I am generous?’

Acts 1:7

He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or epochs which the Father has fixed by His own authority;

Acts 5:39

but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting against God.”

Acts 9:4-5

and he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?”

Romans 11:34

For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who became His counselor?

1 Corinthians 10:22

Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? We are not stronger than He, are we?

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