Parallel Verses

King James 2000

I will get 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 afar and ascribe righteousness 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 Bear with me a little, and I will show you that I have yet to speak on God's behalf. 3 I will get my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker. 4 For truly my words shall not be false: he that is blameless in knowledge is with you.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:4

He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are justice: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.

Psalm 11:7

For the righteous LORD loves righteousness; his countenance does behold the upright.

Psalm 145:17

The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.

James 1:5

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all men liberally, and reproaches not; and it shall be given him.

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, gentle, and compliant, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

Revelation 15:3

And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvelous are your works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are your ways, you King of saints.

Job 8:3

Does God pervert judgment? or does 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

From where then comes wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?

Job 32:2

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

Job 32:8

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty gives him understanding.

Job 34:5

For Job has said, I am righteous: and God has taken away my justice.

Job 34:10-12

Therefore hearken unto me, you 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

As for the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent in power, and in judgment, and in abundant justice: he will not afflict.

Proverbs 2:4-5

If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hid treasures;

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous are you, O LORD, when I plead with you: yet let me talk with you of your judgments: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? why are all they happy that deal very treacherously?

Daniel 9:7

O Lord, righteousness belongs unto you, but unto us shame 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 countries where you have driven them, because of their trespass that they have trespassed against you.

Daniel 9:14

Therefore has the LORD watched upon the evil, and brought it upon us: for the LORD our God is righteous in all his works which he does: for we obeyed not his voice.

Matthew 2:1-2

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea 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

And 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 has set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God;

Romans 9:14

What shall we say then? Is there unrighteousness with God? God forbid.

Romans 10:6-8

But the righteousness which is of faith speaks thus, Say not in your heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above:)

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