Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Behold, God is mighty but does not despise any; He is mighty in strength of understanding.

King James Version

Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth not any: he is mighty in strength and wisdom.

Holman Bible

Yes, God is mighty, but He despises [no one]; He understands all things.

International Standard Version

"Indeed God is mighty and he doesn't show disrespect; he is mighty and strong of heart.

A Conservative Version

Behold, God is mighty, and does not despise. He is mighty in strength of understanding.

American Standard Version

Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth not any: He is mighty in strength of understanding.

Amplified

Behold! God is mighty, and yet despises no one nor regards anything as trivial; He is mighty in power of understanding and heart.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, God gives up the hard-hearted, and will not give life to the sinner.

Darby Translation

Lo, God is mighty, but despiseth not any; mighty in strength of understanding:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, God is mighty and does not despise; he is mighty in virtue of heart.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, God is mighty, and he will not despise: mighty in strength of heart

King James 2000

Behold, God is mighty, and despises no one: he is mighty in strength and wisdom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, God [is] mighty but does not despise [anyone]; [he is] mighty [and] {good in understanding}.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, God is mighty, and does not despise; He is mighty in strength of heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Behold, God casteth not away the mighty, for he himself is mighty in power and wisdom.

NET Bible

Indeed, God is mighty; and he does not despise people, he is mighty, and firm in his intent.

New Heart English Bible

"Behold, God is mighty, and doesn't despise anyone. He is mighty in strength of understanding.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! GOD, is mighty, yet will he not despise, Mighty in vigour of mind;

Webster

Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth not any: he is mighty in strength and wisdom.

World English Bible

"Behold, God is mighty, and doesn't despise anyone. He is mighty in strength of understanding.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, God is mighty, and despiseth not, Mighty in power and heart.

Interlinear

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

is mighty
כּבּיר 
Kabbiyr 
Usage: 10

and despiseth
מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

not any he is mighty
כּבּיר 
Kabbiyr 
Usage: 10

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Greatness

4 "For truly my words are not false; One who is perfect in knowledge is with you. 5 "Behold, God is mighty but does not despise any; He is mighty in strength of understanding. 6 "He does not keep the wicked alive, But gives justice to the afflicted.



Cross References

Psalm 22:24

For He has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; Nor has He hidden His face from him; But when he cried to Him for help, He heard.

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.

Psalm 138:6

For though the LORD is exalted, Yet He regards the lowly, But the haughty He knows from afar.

Psalm 147:5

Great is our Lord and abundant in strength; His understanding is infinite.

Jeremiah 10:12

It is He who made the earth by His power, Who established the world by His wisdom; And by His understanding He has stretched out the heavens.

Job 9:14

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

Job 9:19

"If it is a matter of power, behold, He is the strong one! And if it is a matter of justice, who can summon Him?

Job 10:3

'Is it right for You indeed to oppress, To reject the labor of Your hands, And to look favorably on the schemes of the wicked?

Job 12:13-16

"With Him are wisdom and might; To Him belong counsel and understanding.

Job 26:12-14

"He quieted the sea with His power, And by His understanding He shattered Rahab.

Job 31:13

"If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me,

Psalm 99:4

The strength of the King loves justice; You have established equity; You have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob.

Jeremiah 32:19

great in counsel and mighty in deed, whose eyes are open to all the ways of the sons of men, giving to everyone according to his ways and according to the fruit of his deeds;

1 Corinthians 1:24-28

but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.



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