Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

You will say to me, therefore, “Why then does He still find fault? For who can resist His will?”

New American Standard Bible

You will say to me then, "Why does He still find fault? For who resists His will?"

King James Version

Thou wilt say then unto me, Why doth he yet find fault? For who hath resisted his will?

International Standard Version

You may ask me, "Then why does God still find fault with anybody? For who can resist his will?"

A Conservative Version

Thou will say to me therefore, Why does he still find fault? For who has resisted his purpose?

American Standard Version

Thou wilt say then unto me, Why doth he still find fault? For who withstandeth his will?

Amplified

You will say to me, Why then does He still find fault and blame us [for sinning]? For who can resist and withstand His will?

An Understandable Version

But you [i.e., probably an objecting Jew] will say to me, "Why does God still find fault [with people]? For who can [successfully] resist what God wants to do?"

Anderson New Testament

You will then say to me, Why does he yet find fault? For who has resisted his will?

Bible in Basic English

But you will say to me, Why does he still make us responsible? who is able to go against his purpose?

Common New Testament

You will say to me then, "Why does he still find fault? For who can resist his will?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

But you will object, why does he then find fault? for "who can resist his will?"

Darby Translation

Thou wilt say to me then, Why does he yet find fault? for who resists his purpose?

Godbey New Testament

Then thou wilt say to me, Why does he yet find fault? For who has resisted his will?

Goodspeed New Testament

"Why, then," you will ask, "does he still find fault? For who can resist his will?"

John Wesley New Testament

But thou wilt say to me, Why doth he still find fault?

Julia Smith Translation

Thou wilt then say to me, Why does he yet blame For who has withstood his will?

King James 2000

You will say then unto me, Why does he yet find fault? For who has resisted his will?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore you will say to me, "Why then does he still find fault? For who has resisted his will?

Modern King James verseion

You will then say to me, Why does He yet find fault? For who has resisted His will?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou wilt say then unto me, "Why then blameth he us yet? For who can resist his will?"

Moffatt New Testament

"Then," you will retort, "why does he go on finding fault? Who can oppose his will?"

Montgomery New Testament

Then you will say to me. "Why does he still go on finding fault? Who can withstand his will?"

NET Bible

You will say to me then, "Why does he still find fault? For who has ever resisted his will?"

New Heart English Bible

You will say then to me, "Why does he still find fault? For who withstands his will?"

Noyes New Testament

Hence thou wilt say to me, Why then doth he still find fault? for who resisteth his will?

Sawyer New Testament

You will say to me then, Why then does he yet find fault? for who has resisted his will?

The Emphasized Bible

Thou wilt say to me, then - Why longer findeth he fault? For, his purpose, who hath withstood?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wilt thou then say to me, Why yet doth he blame us? Who hath resisted his will?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Perhaps you will say to me-'How can any one still be blamed? For who withstands his purpose?'

Webster

Thou wilt say then to me, Why doth he yet find fault? for who hath resisted his will?

Weymouth New Testament

"Why then does God still find fault?" you will ask; "for who is resisting His will?"

Williams New Testament

So you will ask me, "Why does He still find fault? For who can resist His will?"

World English Bible

You will say then to me, "Why does he still find fault? For who withstands his will?"

Worrell New Testament

You will say to me, then, "Why doth He still find fault? for who has withstood His will?"

Worsley New Testament

Thou wilt say then, Why doth he yet blame us? who hath resisted his will?

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou wilt say, then, to me, 'Why yet doth He find fault? for His counsel who hath resisted?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐρέω 
Ereo 
Usage: 41

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

unto me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

Why
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

doth he
μέμφομαι 
memphomai 
Usage: 3

yet
ἔτι 
Eti 
Usage: 75

μέμφομαι 
memphomai 
Usage: 3

For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

who
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

ἀνθίστημι 
Anthistemi 
Usage: 12

his

Usage: 0

Context Readings

God's Anger And Mercy

18 So then, He shows mercy to those He wants to, and He hardens those He wants to harden. 19 You will say to me, therefore, “Why then does He still find fault? For who can resist His will?” 20 But who are you, a mere man, to talk back to God? Will what is formed say to the one who formed it, “Why did you make me like this?”



Cross References

2 Chronicles 20:6

He said:Yahweh, the God of our ancestors, are You not the God who is in heaven, and do You not rule over all the kingdoms of the nations? Power and might are in Your hand, and no one can stand against You.

Daniel 4:35

All the inhabitants of the earth are counted as nothing,
and He does what He wants with the army of heaven
and the inhabitants of the earth.
There is no one who can hold back His hand
or say to Him, “What have You done?”

1 Corinthians 15:35

But someone will say, “How are the dead raised? What kind of body will they have when they come?”

Genesis 50:20

You planned evil against me; God planned it for good to bring about the present result—the survival of many people.

Job 9:12-15

If He snatches something, who can stop Him?
Who can ask Him, “What are You doing?”

Job 9:19

If it is a matter of strength, look, He is the Mighty One!
If it is a matter of justice, who can summon Him?

Job 23:13-14

But He is unchangeable; who can oppose Him?
He does what He desires.

Psalm 76:10

Even human wrath will praise You;
You will clothe Yourself
with their remaining wrath.

Isaiah 10:6-7

I will send him against a godless nation;
I will command him to go
against a people destined for My rage,
to take spoils, to plunder,
and to trample them down like clay in the streets.

Isaiah 46:10-11

I declare the end from the beginning,
and from long ago what is not yet done,
saying: My plan will take place,
and I will do all My will.

Mark 14:21

For the Son of Man will go just as it is written about Him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been better for that man if he had not been born.”

Acts 2:23

Though He was delivered up according to God’s determined plan and foreknowledge, you used lawless people to nail Him to a cross and kill Him.

Acts 4:27-28

“For, in fact, in this city both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, assembled together against Your holy Servant Jesus, whom You anointed,

Romans 3:5-8

But if our unrighteousness highlights God’s righteousness, what are we to say? I use a human argument: Is God unrighteous to inflict wrath?

Romans 11:19

Then you will say, “Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in.”

1 Corinthians 15:12

Now if Christ is proclaimed as raised from the dead, how can some of you say, “There is no resurrection of the dead”?

James 1:13

No one undergoing a trial should say, “I am being tempted by God.” For God is not tempted by evil, and He Himself doesn’t tempt anyone.

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