Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Because God has made her forget wisdom,
And has not given her a share of understanding.

King James Version

Because God hath deprived her of wisdom, neither hath he imparted to her understanding.

Holman Bible

For God has deprived her of wisdom;
He has not endowed her with understanding.

International Standard Version

because God didn't grant her wisdom and never gave her understanding.

A Conservative Version

because God has deprived her of wisdom, nor has he imparted understanding to her.

American Standard Version

Because God hath deprived her of wisdom, Neither hath he imparted to her understanding.

Amplified


For God has made her forget wisdom,
And has not given her a share of understanding.

Bible in Basic English

For God has taken wisdom from her mind, and given her no measure of knowledge.

Darby Translation

For +God hath deprived her of wisdom, and hath not furnished her with understanding.

Julia Smith Translation

For God caused her to forget wisdom, and he divided not to her in understanding.

King James 2000

Because God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has he imparted to her understanding.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because God made it forget wisdom, and he did not give it a share in understanding.

Modern King James verseion

because God has caused her to forget wisdom, and He has not given her a share in understanding.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And that because God hath taken wisdom from her, and hath not given her understanding.

NET Bible

For God deprived her of wisdom, and did not impart understanding to her.

New Heart English Bible

because God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has he imparted to her understanding.

The Emphasized Bible

For GOD hath suffered her to forget wisdom, and given her no share in understanding.

Webster

Because God hath withheld wisdom from her, neither hath he imparted to her understanding.

World English Bible

because God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has he imparted to her understanding.

Youngs Literal Translation

For God hath caused her to forget wisdom, And He hath not given a portion To her in understanding:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהּ אלוהּ 
'elowahh 
God, god
Usage: 57

נשׁה 
Nashah 
Usage: 7

her of wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

References

American

Hastings

Job

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Ostrich

16 “She treats her young cruelly, as if they were not hers;
Though her labor be in vain, she is unconcerned;
17 Because God has made her forget wisdom,
And has not given her a share of understanding.
18 “When she lifts herself on high,
She laughs at the horse and his rider.



Cross References

Job 35:11

Who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth
And makes us wiser than the birds of the heavens?’

Deuteronomy 2:30

But Sihon king of Heshbon was not willing for us to pass through his land; for the Lord your God hardened his spirit and made his heart obstinate, in order to deliver him into your hand, as he is today.

2 Chronicles 32:31

Even in the matter of the envoys of the rulers of Babylon, who sent to him to inquire of the wonder that had happened in the land, God left him alone only to test him, that He might know all that was in his heart.

Job 17:4

“For You have kept their heart from understanding,
Therefore You will not exalt them.

Isaiah 19:11-14

The princes of Zoan are mere fools;
The advice of Pharaoh’s wisest advisers has become stupid.
How can you men say to Pharaoh,
“I am a son of the wise, a son of ancient kings”?

Isaiah 57:17

“Because of the iniquity of his unjust gain I was angry and struck him;
I hid My face and was angry,
And he went on turning away, in the way of his heart.

James 1:17

Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.

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