Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Who can command, and it happens, without the Lord having ordered it?

New American Standard Bible

Who is there who speaks and it comes to pass, Unless the Lord has commanded it?

King James Version

Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?

Holman Bible

?MemWho is there who speaks and it happens,
unless the Lord has ordained it?

A Conservative Version

Who is he that says, and it comes to pass, when LORD does not command it?

American Standard Version

Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?

Amplified

Who is he who speaks and it comes to pass, if the Lord has not authorized and commanded it?

Bible in Basic English

Who is able to say a thing, and give effect to it, if it has not been ordered by the Lord?

Darby Translation

Who is he that saith, and there cometh to pass, what the Lord hath not commanded?

Julia Smith Translation

Who this saying, And it shall be Jehovah commanding not?

King James 2000

Who is he that says, and it comes to pass, when the Lord commands it not?

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Who can speak} and it will happen [if] the Lord has not commanded [it]?

Modern King James verseion

Who is this who speaks, and it occurs, when the Lord does not command it?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Mem} What is he then that sayeth, "There should something be done without the LORD's commandment:

NET Bible

(Mem) Whose command was ever fulfilled unless the Lord decreed it?

New Heart English Bible

Who can speak a thing and have it come to pass, unless the Lord has commanded it?

The Emphasized Bible

Who was it that spake, and it was done, when , My Lord, had not commanded?

Webster

Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?

World English Bible

Who is he who says, and it comes to pass, when the Lord doesn't command it?

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is this -- he hath said, and it is, And the Lord hath not commanded it?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Who is he that saith

Usage: 0

and it cometh to pass, when the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

References

Context Readings

Israel's Affliction

36 When a man is thwarted in his appeal, does the Lord condone it? 37 Who can command, and it happens, without the Lord having ordered it? 38 Do not both good and evil things proceed from the mouth of the Most High?



Cross References

Psalm 33:9-11

because he spoke and it came to be, because he commanded, it stood firm.

Proverbs 16:9

A person plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps.

Proverbs 19:21

Many plans occupy the mind of a man, but the LORD's purposes will prevail.

Proverbs 21:30

No wisdom, insight, or counsel can prevail against the LORD.

Isaiah 46:10

I declare from the beginning things to follow, and from ancient times things that have not yet been done; saying, "My purpose will stand, and he will accomplish everything that I please.'

Daniel 4:35

All who live on the earth are nothing compared to him. He does what he wishes with the heavenly armies and with those who live on earth. No one can hold back his power or say to him, "What did you do?'

Romans 9:15

For he says to Moses, "I will be merciful to the person I want to be merciful to, and I will be kind to the person I want to be kind to."

Ephesians 1:11

In the Messiah we were also chosen when we were predestined according to the purpose of the one who does everything that he wills to do,

James 4:13-15

Now listen, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a town, stay there a year, conduct business, and make money."

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain