Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

Who is this that darkens 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?

Darby Translation

Who is this that darkeneth counsel 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 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 tempest, and said, 2 Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? 3 Now gird up your loins like a man; for I will ask of you, and you teach Me.


Cross References

Job 35:16

even Job opens his mouth in vanity; he multiplies words without knowledge.

Job 42:3

Who is he who hides counsel without knowledge? Therefore I have spoken what I did not understand; things too wonderful for me; yea, I did not know.

1 Timothy 1:7

desiring to be teachers of the law, neither understanding what they say nor that which they affirm.

Job 12:3

But I have understanding as well as you; I do not fall short of you; yes, who does not know such things as these?

Job 23:4-5

I would order my cause before Him, and fill my mouth with arguments.

Job 24:25

And if it is not so, who will make me a liar, and make my speech worth nothing?

Job 26:3

How have you advised those not wise, or fully declared wise plans?

Job 27:11

I will teach you by the hand of God; that which is with the Almighty I will not hide.

Job 34:35

Job has spoken without knowledge, and his words were without wisdom.

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