Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Behold, God is exalted, and we do not know Him; The number of His years is unsearchable.

King James Version

Behold, God is great, and we know him not, neither can the number of his years be searched out.

Holman Bible

Yes, God is exalted beyond our knowledge;
the number of His years cannot be counted.

International Standard Version

"God is truly awesome, beyond what we know; the number of his years is unknowable.

A Conservative Version

Behold, God is great, and we do not know him. The number of his years is unsearchable.

American Standard Version

Behold, God is great, and we know him not; The number of his years is unsearchable.

Amplified

Behold, God is great, and we know Him not! The number of His years is unsearchable.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, God is great, greater than all our knowledge; the number of his years may not be searched out.

Darby Translation

Lo, God is great, and we comprehend him not, neither can the number of his years be searched out.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, God is great, and we know him not, neither can the number of his years be searched out.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, God is great, and we shall not know the number of his years, and it was not searched out

King James 2000

Behold, God is great, and we know him not, neither can the number of his years be searched out.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Look, God [is] exalted, and we do not know [him]; the number of his years is unsearchable.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, God is great, and we do not know; the number of His years cannot be searched out.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, so great is God, that he passeth our knowledge; neither are we able to come to the experience of his years.

NET Bible

"Yes, God is great -- beyond our knowledge! The number of his years is unsearchable.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, God is great, and we do not know him. The number of his years is unsearchable.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo, GOD, is greater than we can know, The number of his years, even past finding out!

Webster

Behold, God is great, and we know him not, neither can the number of his years be searched out.

World English Bible

Behold, God is great, and we don't know him. The number of his years is unsearchable.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, God is high, And we know not the number of His years, Yea, there is no searching.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

is great
שׂגּיא 
Saggiy' 
Usage: 2

him not, neither can the number
מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

of his years
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Greatness

25 "All men have seen it; Man beholds from afar. 26 "Behold, God is exalted, and we do not know Him; The number of His years is unsearchable. 27 "For He draws up the drops of water, They distill rain from the mist,



Cross References

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were born Or You gave birth to the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.

Hebrews 1:12

AND LIKE A MANTLE YOU WILL ROLL THEM UP; LIKE A GARMENT THEY WILL ALSO BE CHANGED BUT YOU ARE THE SAME, AND YOUR YEARS WILL NOT COME TO AN END."

Job 11:7-9

"Can you discover the depths of God? Can you discover the limits of the Almighty?

Job 37:5

"God thunders with His voice wondrously, Doing great things which we cannot comprehend.

Job 37:23

"The Almighty--we cannot find Him; He is exalted in power And He will not do violence to justice and abundant righteousness.

1 Corinthians 13:12

For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known.

1 Kings 8:27

"But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain You, how much less this house which I have built!

Job 10:5

'Are Your days as the days of a mortal, Or Your years as man's years,

Job 26:14

"Behold, these are the fringes of His ways; And how faint a word we hear of Him! But His mighty thunder, who can understand?"

Psalm 102:24-27

I say, "O my God, do not take me away in the midst of my days, Your years are throughout all generations.

Psalm 145:3

Great is the LORD, and highly to be praised, And His greatness is unsearchable.

2 Peter 3:8

But do not let this one fact escape your notice, beloved, that with the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day.

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