Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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 He lifts to safety. 12 He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise or anything of [lasting] worth. 13 He catches the [so-called] wise in their own trickiness, and the counsel of the schemers is brought to a quick end.


Cross References

Nehemiah 4:15

And when our enemies heard that their plot was known to us and that God had frustrated their purpose, we all returned to the wall, everyone to his work.

Isaiah 8:10

Take counsel together [against Judah], but it shall come to nought; speak the word, but it will not stand, for God is with us [Immanuel]!

Job 12:16-17

With Him are might and wisdom; the deceived and the deceiver are His [and in His power].

Psalm 21:11

For they planned evil against You; they conceived a mischievous plot which they are not able to perform.

Psalm 33:10-11

The Lord brings the counsel of the nations to nought; He makes the thoughts and plans of the peoples of no effect.

Psalm 37:17

For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the Lord upholds the [consistently] righteous.

Proverbs 21:30

There is no [human] wisdom or understanding or counsel [that can prevail] against the Lord.

Isaiah 19:3

And the spirit of the Egyptians within them will become exhausted and emptied out and will fail, and I will destroy their counsel and confound their plans; and they will seek counsel from the idols and the sorcerers, and from those having familiar spirits (the mediums) and the wizards.

Isaiah 37:36

And the Angel of the Lord went forth, and slew 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians; and when [the living] arose early in the morning, behold, all these were dead bodies.

Acts 12:11

Then Peter came to himself and said, Now I really know and am sure that the Lord has sent His angel and delivered me from the hand of Herod and from all that the Jewish people were expecting [to do to me].

Acts 23:12-22

Now when daylight came, the Jews formed a plot and bound themselves by an oath and under a curse neither to eat nor drink till they had done away with Paul.

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