Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

He is wise in heart and strong in will who can be stubborn against him and succeed?

New American Standard Bible

"Wise in heart and mighty in strength, Who has defied Him without harm?

King James Version

He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered?

Holman Bible

God is wise and all-powerful.
Who has opposed Him and come out unharmed?

A Conservative Version

[He is] wise in heart, and mighty in strength. Who has hardened himself against him, and prospered?

American Standard Version

He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: Who hath hardened himself against him, and prospered?-

Amplified

[God] is wise in heart and mighty in strength; who has [ever] hardened himself against Him and prospered or even been safe?

Bible in Basic English

He is wise in heart and great in strength: who ever made his face hard against him, and any good came of it?

Darby Translation

He is wise in heart and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and had peace?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He is wise in heart and mighty in strength; who has hardened himself against him and remained in peace?

Julia Smith Translation

Wise of heart and strong of power: who was hard before him and shall be requited?

King James 2000

He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who has hardened himself against him, and has prospered?

Lexham Expanded Bible

[He is] wise in heart and mighty in strength; who has resisted him and succeeded?

Modern King James verseion

He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength. Who has hardened himself against Him and been blessed;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He is wise of heart, and mighty in strength. Who ever prospered that took part against him?

NET Bible

He is wise in heart and mighty in strength -- who has resisted him and remained safe?

New Heart English Bible

God who is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who has hardened himself against him, and prospered?

The Emphasized Bible

Wise in heart, and alert in vigour, What man hath hardened himself against him, and prospered!

Webster

He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered?

World English Bible

God who is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who has hardened himself against him, and prospered?

Youngs Literal Translation

Wise in heart and strong in power -- Who hath hardened toward Him and is at peace?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He is wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

in heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

and mighty
אמּץ אמּיץ 
'ammiyts 
Usage: 6

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

קשׁה 
Qashah 
Usage: 28

Context Readings

Job's Third Speech: A Response To Bildad

3 If one were to seek to argue with him, he won't be able to answer him even once in a thousand times. 4 He is wise in heart and strong in will who can be stubborn against him and succeed? 5 "He removes mountains without their knowledge, overthrowing them in his anger.


Cross References

Job 36:5

"Indeed God is mighty and he doesn't show disrespect; he is mighty and strong of heart.

Job 9:19

"Is this a contest of strength? He is obviously stronger! Is this a matter of justice? Who can sue him?

Proverbs 29:1

After many rebukes, the stiff-necked man will be broken incurably, without any warning.

Exodus 9:14-17

Indeed, this time I'm sending all my plagues against you, your officials, and your people, so you may know that there is no one like me in all the earth.

Exodus 14:17-18

Even now I'm hardening the heart of the Egyptians so they'll go after the Israelis. Then I'll receive honor by means of Pharaoh and all his army, his chariots, and his horsemen.

2 Chronicles 13:12

Now listen! God is with us to lead us, and his priests are about to sound their battle trumpets against you. Descendants of Israel, don't fight against the LORD God of your ancestors, because you won't succeed!"

Job 6:10

At least I could still take comfort and rejoice in unceasing anguish, for I didn't conceal what the Holy One has to say.

Job 11:6

and disclose his wise secrets? After all, there's so much more to understanding. So be aware that God will exact from you less than your sin deserves."

Job 12:13

With God is wisdom and strength; counsel and understanding belongs to him.

Job 15:23-27

He wanders around for food where is it? He knows that a time of darkness is near.

Job 40:9

Do you have strength like God? Can you create thunder with a sound like he can?"

Psalm 104:24

How numerous are your works, LORD! You have made them all wisely; the earth is filled with your creations.

Psalm 136:5

to the one who by wisdom made the heavens, for his gracious love is everlasting

Proverbs 28:14

Blessed is the man who always fears the LORD, but whoever hardens his heart will fall into disaster.

Daniel 2:20

and said, "May the name of God be blessed forever and ever; wisdom and power are his for evermore.

Daniel 4:34-37

"When that period of time was over, I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted my eyes to heaven and my sanity returned to me. I blessed the Most High, praising and honoring the one who lives forever: For his sovereignty is eternal, and his kingdom continues from generation to generation.

Daniel 5:20-30

But when he became arrogant and his spirit hardened, he was removed from his royal throne and his glory was taken away from him.

Romans 11:33

O how deep are God's riches, and wisdom, and knowledge! How unfathomable are his decisions and unexplainable are his ways!

1 Corinthians 10:22

or you'll provoke the Lord to jealousy, won't you? Are we stronger than he is?

Ephesians 1:8

that he lavished on us, along with all wisdom and understanding,

Ephesians 1:19

and the unlimited greatness of his power for us who believe, according to the working of his mighty strength,

Ephesians 3:10

He did this so that now, through the church, the wisdom of God in all its variety might be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realm

Ephesians 3:20

Now to the one who can do infinitely more than all we can ask or imagine according to the power that is working among us

Jude 1:24-25

Now to the one who is able to keep you from falling and to make you stand joyful and faultless in his glorious presence,

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