Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And they say, How does God know? And is there knowledge in the Most High?

New American Standard Bible

They say, “How does God know?
And is there knowledge with the Most High?”

King James Version

And they say, How doth God know? and is there knowledge in the most High?

Holman Bible

The wicked say, “How can God know?
Does the Most High know everything?”

International Standard Version

Then they say, "How can God know? Does the Most High have knowledge?"

American Standard Version

And they say, How doth God know? And is there knowledge in the Most High?

Amplified


They say, “How does God know?
Is there knowledge [of us] with the Most High?”

Bible in Basic English

And they say, How will the Lord see this? is there knowledge in the Most High?

Darby Translation

And they say, How can God know, and is there knowledge in the Most High?

Julia Smith Translation

And they said, How did God know? and is there knowledge in the Most High?

King James 2000

And they say, How does God know? and is there knowledge in the most High?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they say, "How does God know?" and, "Does the Most High have knowledge?"

Modern King James verseion

And they say, How does God know? And is there knowledge in the Most High?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Tush," say they, "How should God perceive it? Is there knowledge in the most high?"

NET Bible

They say, "How does God know what we do? Is the sovereign one aware of what goes on?"

New Heart English Bible

They say, "How does God know? Is there knowledge in the Most High?"

The Emphasized Bible

And they say - How doth GOD know? And is there knowledge in the Most High?

Webster

And they say, How doth God know? and is there knowledge in the Most High?

World English Bible

They say, "How does God know? Is there knowledge in the Most High?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And they have said, 'How hath God known? And is there knowledge in the Most High?'

Verse Info

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

10 Therefore his people return here, and waters of a full [cup] are drained by them. 11 And they say, How does God know? And is there knowledge in the Most High? 12 Behold, these are the wicked, and those who always prosper. They have possessed wealth.


Cross References

Job 22:13-14

And thou say, What does God know? Can he judge through the thick darkness?

Psalm 10:11

He says in his heart, God has forgotten. He hides his face. He will never see it.

Psalm 44:21

will not God search this out? For he knows the secrets of the heart.

Psalm 73:9

They have set their mouth in the heavens, and their tongue walks through the earth.

Psalm 94:7

And they say, LORD will not see, nor will the God of Jacob consider.

Psalm 139:1-6

O LORD, thou have searched me, and known.

Ezekiel 8:12

Then he said to me, Son of man, have thou seen what the elders of the house of Israel do in the dark, each man in his chambers of imagery? For they say, LORD does not see us. LORD has forsaken the land.

Hosea 7:2

And they do not consider in their hearts that I remember all their wickedness. Now their own doings have surrounded them; they are before my face.

Zephaniah 1:12

And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and I will punish the men who are settled on their lees, who say in their heart, LORD will not do good, nor will he do evil.

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