Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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?"

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?

Julia Smith Translation

And they said, How did 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 wrung out to them. 11 And they say, How does God know? and is there knowledge in the most High? 12 Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.


Cross References

Job 22:13-14

And you say, How does God know? can he judge through the dark cloud?

Psalm 10:11

He has said in his heart, God has forgotten: he hides his face; he will never see it.

Psalm 44:21

Shall not God search this out? for he knows the secrets of the heart.

Psalm 73:9

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

Psalm 94:7

Yet they say, The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.

Psalm 139:1-6

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] O LORD, you have searched me, and known me.

Ezekiel 8:12

Then said he unto me, Son of man, have you seen what the elders of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his idols? for they say, The LORD sees us not; the LORD has forsaken the land.

Hosea 7:2

And they consider not in their hearts that I remember all their wickedness: now their own deeds 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 punish the men that are settled in their complacency: that say in their heart, The LORD will not do good, neither will he do evil.

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