Job 42:3

“Who is he that hideth counsel without knowledge? therefore have I uttered that I understood not; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 42:3

Who is he that hideth counsel without knowledge? therefore haue I vttered that I vnderstood not, things too wonderfull for me, which I knew not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?' "Therefore I have declared that which I did not understand, Things too wonderful for me, which I did not know."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Who is this that hideth counsel without knowledge? Therefore have I uttered that which I understood not, Things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who is this who makes dark the purpose of God by words without knowledge? For I have been talking without knowledge about wonders not to be searched out.
- Basic English Bible

Who is he that obscureth counsel without knowledge? therefore have I uttered what I did not understand; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.
- Darby Bible

Who is he that hideth counsel without knowledge? therefore have I uttered that which I understood not; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.
- Webster's Bible

You asked, 'Who is this who hides counsel without knowledge?' therefore I have uttered that which I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I didn't know.
- World English Bible

`Who [is] this, hiding counsel without knowledge?' Therefore, I have declared, and understand not, Too wonderful for me, and I know not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Who is this that hideth counsel without knowledge? Therefore have I uttered that which I understood not, things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 42:3

Wesley's Notes for Job 42:3


42:3 Who - What am I that I should be guilty of such madness! Therefore - Because my mind was without knowledge. Knew not - I have spoken foolishly and unadvisedly of all things far above my reach.


Discussion for Job 42:3

  • Rachel Sears on Job 42:3
    Sermon note I heard. "When you compare yourself to others, you may look pretty good, even righteous. Compare yourself to God. " God 's plan is perfect even when He tests us and we do not understand His thoughts.
  • Kelly on Job 42:3
    We cannot fully understand God . We can read and study the Bible, the book of guidance he has given us , it is all we need to know. But we cannot as mortal beings of the sinful flesh, fully understand the marvelous divine Creator.


 

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