Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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?

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?

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 The LORD responded to Job from the whirlwind and said: 2 "Who is this who keeps darkening my counsel without knowing what he's talking about? 3 Stand up like a man! I'll ask you some questions, and you give me some answers!"


Cross References

Job 35:16

When he began speaking, he communicated only worthlessness; he added words upon words without knowing anything."

Job 42:3

You asked, "Who is this that darkens counsel without knowledge?' Well now, I have talked about what I don't understand awesome things beyond me that I don't know.

1 Timothy 1:7

They want to be teachers of the Law, yet they do not understand either what they are talking about or the things about which they speak so confidently.

Job 12:3

Like you, I also have understanding. I'm not inferior to you; who doesn't know things like this?"

Job 23:4-5

I would lay out my case before him; and fill my mouth with arguments.

Job 24:25

If this weren't so, who can prove that I'm a liar by showing that there's nothing to what I'm saying?"

Job 26:3

What counsel you provide to the fool! What insight you provide so abundantly!

Job 27:11

"I'll teach you about the power of God, that which is with the Almighty I won't conceal.

Job 34:35

Job has been speaking from his own ignorance, and what he has to say lacks insight!

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