Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Who is it 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 [questioning my authority and wisdom]
By words without knowledge?

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

Who is this that darkeneth 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?

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 Then Yahweh responded to Job, out of a storm, and said: - 2 Who is it that darkeneth counsel, by words, without knowledge? 3 Gird, I pray thee - like a strong man - thy loins, that I may ask thee, and inform thou me:


Cross References

Job 35:16

Thus, Job, vainly openeth his mouth, Without knowledge, he multiplieth words.

Job 42:3

Who is it that hideth counsel without knowledge? Therefore, have I declared, but not understood, things too wonderful for me, which I could not know.

1 Timothy 1:7

Desiring to be law-teachers, - not understanding, either what they say or whereof they confidently affirm.

Job 12:3

I also, have a mind like you, I, fall not short, of you, But who hath not such things as these?

Job 23:4-5

I would set out, before him, a plea, and, my mouth, would I fill with arguments;

Job 24:25

But, if not, who then can convict me of falsehood? or make of no account my words?

Job 26:3

How hast thou given counsel to one of no-wisdom? or, effective wisdom, abundantly made known?

Job 27:11

I would teach you, by the hand of GOD, That which is with the Almighty, will I not conceal.

Job 34:35

Job, without knowledge, doth speak, and, his words, are not with discretion.

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