Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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?

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?"

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 they have more than enough food to eat, and even suck up the water of the sea. 11 They say, "How does God know what we do? Is the sovereign one aware of what goes on?" 12 Take a good look! This is what the wicked are like, those who always have it so easy and get richer and richer.


Cross References

Job 22:13-14

But you have said, 'What does God know? Does he judge through such deep darkness?

Psalm 10:11

He says to himself, "God overlooks it; he does not pay attention; he never notices."

Psalm 44:21

would not God discover it, for he knows one's thoughts?

Psalm 73:9

They speak as if they rule in heaven, and lay claim to the earth.

Psalm 94:7

Then they say, "The Lord does not see this; the God of Jacob does not take notice of it."

Psalm 139:1-6

For the music director, a psalm of David. O Lord, you examine me and know.

Ezekiel 8:12

He said to me, "Do you see, son of man, what the elders of the house of Israel are doing in the dark, each in the chamber of his idolatrous images? For they think, 'The Lord does not see us! The Lord has abandoned the land!'"

Hosea 7:2

They do not realize that I remember all of their wicked deeds. Their evil deeds have now surrounded them; their sinful deeds are always before me.

Zephaniah 1:12

At that time I will search through Jerusalem with lamps. I will punish the people who are entrenched in their sin, those who think to themselves, 'The Lord neither rewards nor punishes.'

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