Job 12:24

“He taketh away the heart of the chief of the people of the earth, and causeth them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 12:24

He taketh away the heart of the chiefe of the people of the earth, and causeth them to wander in a wildernes where there is no way.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He deprives of intelligence the chiefs of the earth's people And makes them wander in a pathless waste.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He taketh away understanding from the chiefs of the people of the earth, And causeth them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He takes away the wisdom of the rulers of the earth, and sends them wandering in a waste where there is no way.
- Basic English Bible

He taketh away the understanding of the chiefs of the people of the earth, and causeth them to wander in a pathless waste.
- Darby Bible

He taketh away the heart of the chief of the people of the earth, and causeth them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.
- Webster's Bible

He takes away understanding from the chiefs of the people of the earth, and causes them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.
- World English Bible

Turning aside the heart Of the heads of the people of the land, And he causeth them to wander In vacancy -- no way!
- Youngs Literal Bible

He taketh away the heart of the chiefs of the people of the land, and causeth them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 12:24

Wesley's Notes for Job 12:24


12:22 Darkness - The most secret counsels of princes, which are contrived and carried on in the dark.

12:23 Nations - What hitherto he said of princes, he now applies to nations, whom God does either increase or diminish as he pleases.

12:25 Grope - Thus are the revolutions of kingdoms brought about by an overruling providence. Heaven and earth are shaken: but the Lord remaineth a king forever.


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