Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?

New American Standard Bible

"Who is this that darkens counsel By words without knowledge?

King James Version

Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?

Holman Bible

Who is this who obscures My counsel
with ignorant words?

International Standard Version

"Who is this who keeps darkening my counsel without knowing what he's talking about?

A Conservative Version

Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge?

American Standard Version

Who is this that darkeneth counsel By words without knowledge?

Amplified

Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge?

Bible in Basic English

Who is this who makes the purpose of God dark by words without knowledge?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge?

Julia Smith Translation

Who this darkening counsel in words without knowledge?

King James 2000

Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Who [is] this darkening counsel by words without knowledge?

Modern King James verseion

Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"What is he that hideth his mind with foolish words?

NET Bible

"Who is this who darkens counsel with words without knowledge?

New Heart English Bible

"Who is this who darkens counsel by words without knowledge?

The Emphasized Bible

Who is it that darkeneth counsel, by words, without knowledge?

Webster

Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?

World English Bible

"Who is this who darkens counsel by words without knowledge?

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is this -- darkening counsel, By words without knowledge?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חשׁך 
Chashak 
Usage: 17

by words
מלּה מלּה 
Millah 
Usage: 38

Context Readings

Yahweh Challenges Job

1 And Jehovah answered Job out of the whirlwind and said, 2 Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge? 3 Gird up now thy loins like a man; and I will demand of thee, and inform thou me.


Cross References

Job 35:16

For Job hath opened his mouth in vanity, and made words abundant without knowledge.

Job 42:3

Who is he that obscureth counsel without knowledge? therefore have I uttered what I did not understand; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.

1 Timothy 1:7

desiring to be law-teachers, not understanding either what they say or concerning what they so strenuously affirm.

Job 12:3

I also have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you; and who knoweth not such things as these?

Job 23:4-5

I would order the cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments;

Job 24:25

If it be not so now, who will make me a liar, and make my speech nothing worth?

Job 26:3

How hast thou counselled him that hath no wisdom, and abundantly declared the thing as it is!

Job 27:11

I will teach you concerning the hand of God; what is with the Almighty will I not conceal.

Job 34:35

Job hath spoken without knowledge, and his words were not with intelligence.

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