Job 32:9

“Great men are not always wise: neither do the aged understand judgment.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Great men are not alwayes wise: neither doe the aged vnderstand iudgement.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"The abundant {in years} may not be wise, Nor may elders understand justice.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

It is not the great that are wise, Nor the aged that understand justice.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is not the old who are wise, and those who are full of years have not the knowledge of what is right.
- Basic English Bible

It is not the great that are wise; neither do the aged understand judgment.
- Darby Bible

Great men are not always wise: neither do the aged understand judgment.
- Webster's Bible

It is not the great who are wise, nor the aged who understand justice.
- World English Bible

The multitude are not wise, Nor do the aged understand judgment.
- Youngs Literal Bible

It is not the great that are wise, nor the aged that discern judgment.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 32:9


32:9 Judgment - What is just and right.


Discussion for Job 32:9

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