Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"He frustrates the plotting of the shrewd, So that their hands cannot attain success.

King James Version

He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

Holman Bible

He frustrates the schemes of the crafty so that they achieve no success.

International Standard Version

He frustrates the plans of the crafty; so that what they work for never succeeds.

A Conservative Version

He frustrates the devices of the crafty so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

American Standard Version

He frustrateth the devices of the crafty, So that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

Amplified

He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise or anything of [lasting] worth.

Bible in Basic English

Who makes the designs of the wise go wrong, so that they are unable to give effect to their purposes.

Darby Translation

He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, and their hands carry not out the enterprise.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

Julia Smith Translation

Bringing to nought the purposes of the crafty, and their hand shall not do an undertaking.

King James 2000

He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their plans.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[He] is frustrating [the] devices of [the] crafty, and their hands do not achieve success.

Modern King James verseion

frustrating the plans of the crafty, nor did their hands do wisely.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Which destroyeth the devices of the subtle, so that they are not able to perform the things that they take in hand;

NET Bible

He frustrates the plans of the crafty so that their hands cannot accomplish what they had planned!

New Heart English Bible

He frustrates the devices of the crafty, So that their hands can't perform their enterprise.

The Emphasized Bible

Who doth frustrate the schemes of the crafty, that their hands cannot achieve abiding success;

Webster

He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

World English Bible

He frustrates the devices of the crafty, So that their hands can't perform their enterprise.

Youngs Literal Translation

Making void thoughts of the subtile, And their hands do not execute wisdom.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the devices
מחשׁבת מחשׁבה 
Machashabah 
Usage: 56

of the crafty
ערוּם 
`aruwm 
Usage: 11

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Response Continues

11 So that He sets on high those who are lowly, And those who mourn are lifted to safety. 12 "He frustrates the plotting of the shrewd, So that their hands cannot attain success. 13 "He captures the wise by their own shrewdness, And the advice of the cunning is quickly thwarted.


Cross References

Nehemiah 4:15

When our enemies heard that it was known to us, and that God had frustrated their plan, then all of us returned to the wall, each one to his work.

Isaiah 8:10

"Devise a plan, but it will be thwarted; State a proposal, but it will not stand, For God is with us."

Job 12:16-17

"With Him are strength and sound wisdom, The misled and the misleader belong to Him.

Psalm 21:11

Though they intended evil against You And devised a plot, They will not succeed.

Psalm 33:10-11

The LORD nullifies the counsel of the nations; He frustrates the plans of the peoples.

Psalm 37:17

For the arms of the wicked will be broken, But the LORD sustains the righteous.

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD.

Isaiah 19:3

"Then the spirit of the Egyptians will be demoralized within them; And I will confound their strategy, So that they will resort to idols and ghosts of the dead And to mediums and spiritists.

Isaiah 37:36

Then the angel of the LORD went out and struck 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians; and when men arose early in the morning, behold, all of these were dead.

Acts 12:11

When Peter came to himself, he said, "Now I know for sure that the Lord has sent forth His angel and rescued me from the hand of Herod and from all that the Jewish people were expecting."

Acts 23:12-22

When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves under an oath, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

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