Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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?

International Standard Version

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

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?

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 he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand. 4 He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who has hardened himself against him, and has prospered? 5 Who removes the mountains, and they know not: who overturns them in his anger.


Cross References

Job 36:5

Behold, God is mighty, and despises no one: he is mighty in strength and wisdom.

Job 9:19

If I speak of strength, lo, he is strong: and if of justice, who shall set me a time to plead?

Proverbs 29:1

He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

Exodus 9:14-17

For I will at this time send all my plagues upon your heart, and upon your servants, and upon your people; that you may know that there is none like me in all the earth.

Exodus 14:17-18

And I, behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and I will get honor over Pharaoh, and over all his host, over his chariots, and over his horsemen.

2 Chronicles 13:12

And, behold, God himself is with us as our captain, and his priests with sounding trumpets to sound the alarm against you. O children of Israel, fight not against the LORD God of your fathers; for you shall not prosper.

Job 6:10

Then should I still have comfort; yea, I would exult myself in sorrow: let him not spare; for I have not concealed the words of the Holy One.

Job 11:6

And that he would show you the secrets of wisdom, that they are double to that which is! Know therefore that God exacts of you less than your iniquity deserves.

Job 12:13

With him is wisdom and strength, he has counsel and understanding.

Job 15:23-27

He wanders abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? he knows that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.

Job 40:9

Have you an arm like God? or can you thunder with a voice like him?

Psalm 104:24

O LORD, how manifold are your works! in wisdom have you made them all: the earth is full of your riches.

Psalm 136:5

To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy endures forever.

Proverbs 28:14

Happy is the man that is reverent always: but he that hardens his heart shall fall into calamity.

Daniel 2:20

Daniel answered and said, Blessed be the name of God forever and ever: for wisdom and might are his:

Daniel 4:34-37

And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up my eyes unto heaven, and my understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honored him that lives forever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation:

Daniel 5:20-30

But when his heart was lifted up, and his mind hardened in pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:

Romans 11:33

O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!

1 Corinthians 10:22

Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

Ephesians 1:8

Which he has abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence;

Ephesians 1:19

And what is the exceeding greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his mighty power,

Ephesians 3:10

To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

Ephesians 3:20

Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,

Jude 1:24-25

Now unto him who is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,

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