Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And they said, How did 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?"

A Conservative Version

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

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?

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 For this, his people will turn back here: and full water shall be sucked out to them. 11 And they said, How did God know? and is there knowledge in the Most High? 12 Behold, these the unjust, and they being secure of the world increased riches.


Cross References

Job 22:13-14

And thou saidst How shall God know? Shall he judge in the cloud of darkness?

Psalm 10:11

Saying in his heart, God forgat: he hid his face; not seeing forever.

Psalm 44:21

Will not God search this out? for he knew the secrets of the heart

Psalm 73:9

They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue will go in the earth.

Psalm 94:7

And they will say Jah will not see, and the God of Jacob will not understand.

Psalm 139:1-6

To the overseer, to David a chanting. O Jehovah thou didst search me, and thou wilt know.

Ezekiel 8:12

And he said to me, Sawest, thou son of man, what the old men of the house of Israel are doing in darkness, a man in the chambers of his images? for they are saying, Jehovah sees us not; Jehovah forsook the earth.

Hosea 7:2

And they will not say to their heart, I remembered all their evil: now their doings surrounded them; they were before my face.

Zephaniah 1:12

And it was in that time, I will search out Jerusalem with lights, and I reviewed upon the men curdled upon their lees, saying in their heart, Jehovah will do good and not evil.

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