Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I will take my knowledge from afar and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.

New American Standard Bible

"I will fetch my knowledge from afar, And I will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.

King James Version

I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.

Holman Bible

I will get my knowledge from a distant place
and ascribe justice to my Maker.

International Standard Version

I'll take what I know to its logical conclusion and ascribe righteousness to my Creator,

A Conservative Version

I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my maker.

American Standard Version

I will fetch my knowledge from afar, And will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.

Amplified

I will bring my knowledge from afar and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.

Bible in Basic English

I will get my knowledge from far, and I will give righteousness to my Maker.

Darby Translation

I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Creator.

Julia Smith Translation

I will lift up my knowledge from far off, and to him making me, I will give justice.

King James 2000

I will get my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I will bring my knowledge from far away, and I will ascribe righteousness to my maker,

Modern King James verseion

I will bring my knowledge from afar, and I will credit righteousness to my Maker.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will open unto thee yet more of mine understanding, and prove my maker righteous.

NET Bible

With my knowledge I will speak comprehensively, and to my Creator I will ascribe righteousness.

New Heart English Bible

I will get my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.

The Emphasized Bible

I will bring my knowledge from afar, and, to my Maker, will I attribute righteousness.

Webster

I will bring my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.

World English Bible

I will get my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.

Youngs Literal Translation

I lift up my knowledge from afar, And to my Maker I ascribe righteousness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will fetch
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

דּע 
Dea` 
Usage: 5

רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

and will ascribe
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

References

American

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Greatness

2 Wait for me a little, and I will teach thee; for I yet speak on God's behalf. 3 I will take my knowledge from afar and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker. 4 For truly my words are not lies; for I share perfect knowledge with thee.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:4

The strong One, whose work is perfect: for all his ways are right; a God of truth and without iniquity, just and upright is he.

Psalm 11:7

For the righteous LORD loves righteousness; his countenance beholds the upright.

Psalm 145:17

Tzaddi The LORD is righteous in all his ways and merciful in all his works.

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.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness neither shadow of turning.

James 3:17

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, modest, benevolent, full of mercy and of good fruits, not judgmental, unfeigned.

Revelation 15:3

And they sing the song of Moses, the slave of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.

Job 8:3

Shall God pervert that which is right or shall the Almighty pervert justice?

Job 28:12-13

But where shall wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?

Job 28:20-24

Where then does wisdom come from? And where is the place of understanding?

Job 32:2

Then the wrath of Elihu, the son of Barachel, the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram, was kindled; against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.

Job 32:8

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

Job 34:5

For Job has said, I am righteous; and God has taken away my right.

Job 34:10-12

Therefore, hearken unto me, ye men of understanding: far be it from God, that he should do wickedness; and from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity.

Job 37:23

Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out; he is excellent in power and in judgment, and in plenty of righteousness he will not afflict.

Proverbs 2:4-5

if thou seekest her as silver and searchest for her as for hid treasures,

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous art thou, O LORD, even though I dispute with thee: even so, I will speak judgments with thee; Why does the way of the wicked prosper? All those that completely rebel against thee have peace.

Daniel 9:7

O Lord, the righteousness belongs unto thee, but unto us the confusion of face, as at this day; to the men of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and unto all Israel, that are near and that are far off through all the lands where thou hast driven them because of their rebellion with which they have rebelled against thee.

Daniel 9:14

And the LORD hastened upon the chastisement and brought it upon us: for the LORD our God is just in all his works which he has done, for we did not listen to his voice.

Matthew 2:1-2

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,

Matthew 12:42

The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation and shall condemn it, for she came from the uttermost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, a greater than Solomon is here.

Acts 8:27-40

Then he arose and went, and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, a eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all her treasure and had come to Jerusalem to worship,

Romans 3:25-26

whom God purposed for reconciliation through faith in his blood for the manifestation of his righteousness, for the remission of sins that are past, by the patience of God,

Romans 9:14

What shall we say then? Is there injustice in God? No, in no wise.

Romans 10:6-8

But thus saith the righteousness which is by faith, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven (that is, to bring the Christ down from above)?

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