Parallel Verses

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 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 Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind and said, 2 "Who is this that darkens counsel By words without knowledge? 3 "Now gird up your loins like a man, And I will ask you, and you instruct Me!


Cross References

Job 35:16

So Job opens his mouth emptily; He multiplies words without knowledge."

Job 42:3

'Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?' "Therefore I have declared that which I did not understand, Things too wonderful for me, which I did not know."

1 Timothy 1:7

wanting to be teachers of the Law, even though they do not understand either what they are saying or the matters about which they make confident assertions.

Job 12:3

"But I have intelligence as well as you; I am not inferior to you. And who does not know such things as these?

Job 23:4-5

"I would present my case before Him And fill my mouth with arguments.

Job 24:25

"Now if it is not so, who can prove me a liar, And make my speech worthless?"

Job 26:3

"What counsel you have given to one without wisdom! What helpful insight you have abundantly provided!

Job 27:11

"I will instruct you in the power of God; What is with the Almighty I will not conceal.

Job 34:35

'Job speaks without knowledge, And his words are without wisdom.

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