Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 look at it; man beholdeth it afar off. 26 Lo, God is great, and we comprehend him not, neither can the number of his years be searched out. 27 For he draweth up the drops of water: they distil in rain from the vapour which he formeth,



Cross References

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were brought forth, and thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from eternity to eternity thou art God.

Hebrews 1:12

and as a covering shalt thou roll them up, and they shall be changed; but thou art the Same, and thy years shall not fail.

Job 11:7-9

Canst thou by searching find out +God? canst thou find out the Almighty to perfection?

Job 37:5

God thundereth marvellously with his voice, doing great things which we do not comprehend.

Job 37:23

The Almighty, we cannot find him out: excellent in power, and in judgment, and in abundance of justice, he doth not afflict.

1 Corinthians 13:12

For we see now through a dim window obscurely, but then face to face; now I know partially, but then I shall know according as I also have been known.

1 Kings 8:27

But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, the heavens, and the heaven of heavens, cannot contain thee; how much less this house which I have built!

Job 10:5

Are thy days as the days of a mortal? are thy years as a man's days,

Job 26:14

Lo, these are the borders of his ways; but what a whisper of a word do we hear of him! And the thunder of his power, who can understand?

Psalm 102:24-27

I said, My God, take me not away in the midst of my days! ... Thy years are from generation to generation.

Psalm 145:3

Great is Jehovah, and exceedingly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.

2 Peter 3:8

But let not this one thing be hidden from you, beloved, that one day with the Lord is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

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