Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

This extraordinary knowledge is beyond me.
It is lofty; I am unable to reach it.

New American Standard Bible

Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; It is too high, I cannot attain to it.

King James Version

Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it.

International Standard Version

Knowledge like this is too amazing for me. It is beyond my reach, and I cannot fathom it.

A Conservative Version

[Such] knowledge is too wonderful for me. It is high, I cannot attain to it.

American Standard Version

Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; It is high, I cannot attain unto it.

Amplified

Your [infinite] knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high above me, I cannot reach it.

Bible in Basic English

Such knowledge is a wonder greater than my powers; it is so high that I may not come near it.

Darby Translation

O knowledge too wonderful for me! it is high, I cannot attain unto it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thy knowledge is wonderful beyond my ability to comprehend; it is high, I cannot understand it.

Julia Smith Translation

Knowledge being wonderful from me; being high, I shall not be able for it

King James 2000

Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Such] knowledge is too wonderful for me. It is set high; I cannot [prevail] against it.

Modern King James verseion

Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot go up to it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Such knowledge is too wonderful and excellent for me; I cannot attain unto it.

NET Bible

Your knowledge is beyond my comprehension; it is so far beyond me, I am unable to fathom it.

New Heart English Bible

This knowledge is beyond me. It's lofty. I can't attain it.

The Emphasized Bible

Knowledge, too wonderful, for me! high, I cannot attain to it!

Webster

Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain to it.

World English Bible

This knowledge is beyond me. It's lofty. I can't attain it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Knowledge too wonderful for me, It hath been set on high, I am not able for it.

References

Watsons

Verse Info

Context Readings

The All-Knowing, Ever-Present God

5 You have encircled me;
You have placed Your hand on me.
6 This extraordinary knowledge is beyond me.
It is lofty; I am unable to reach it.
7 Where can I go to escape Your Spirit?
Where can I flee from Your presence?


Cross References

Job 42:3

You asked, “Who is this who conceals My counsel with ignorance?”
Surely I spoke about things I did not understand,
things too wonderful for me to know.

Romans 11:33

Oh, the depth of the riches
both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God!
How unsearchable His judgments
and untraceable His ways!

Job 11:7-9

Can you fathom the depths of God
or discover the limits of the Almighty?

Job 26:14

These are but the fringes of His ways;
how faint is the word we hear of Him!
Who can understand His mighty thunder?

Psalm 40:5

Lord my God, You have done many things—
Your wonderful works and Your plans for us;
none can compare with You.
If I were to report and speak of them,
they are more than can be told.

Proverbs 30:2-4

I am more stupid than any other man,
and I lack man’s ability to understand.

Psalm 13:1

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Lord, how long will You forget me?
Forever?
How long will You hide Your face from me?

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