Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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

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 shall not be false: he that is blameless in knowledge is with you. 5 Behold, God is mighty, and despises no one: he is mighty in strength and wisdom. 6 He preserves not the life of the wicked: but gives justice to the poor.



Cross References

Psalm 22:24

For he has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither has he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard.

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.

Psalm 138:6

Though the LORD be high, yet has he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knows from afar.

Psalm 147:5

Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.

Jeremiah 10:12

He has made the earth by his power, he has established the world by his wisdom, and has stretched out the heavens at his discretion.

Job 9:14

How much less shall I answer him, and choose out my words to reason with him?

Job 9:19

If I speak of strength, lo, he is strong: and if of justice, who shall set me a time to plead?

Job 10:3

Is it good unto you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and smile upon the counsel of the wicked?

Job 12:13-16

With him is wisdom and strength, he has counsel and understanding.

Job 26:12-14

He divides the sea with his power, and by his understanding he strikes through the storm.

Job 31:13

If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me;

Psalm 99:4

The king's strength also loves justice; you do establish equity, you execute justice and righteousness in Jacob.

Jeremiah 32:19

Great in counsel, and mighty in work: for your eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons of men: to give everyone according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings:

1 Corinthians 1:24-28

But unto them who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.

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