Job 11:8
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English Standard Version
It is higher than heaven—what can you do? Deeper than Sheol—what can you know?

King James Bible
It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know?

American Standard Version
It is high as heaven; what canst thou do? Deeper than Sheol; what canst thou know?

Douay-Rheims Bible
He is higher than heaven, and what wilt thou do ? he is deeper than hell, and how wilt thou know?

English Revised Version
It is high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than Sheol; what canst thou know?

Webster's Bible Translation
It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know?

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Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

1 Then began Zophar the Naamathite, and said:

2 Shall the torrent of words remain unanswered,

And shall the prater be in the right?

3 Shall thy vain talking silence the people,

So that thou mockest without any one putting thee to shame,

4 And sayest: my doctrine is pure,

And I am guiltless in Thine eyes?

5 But oh that Eloah would speak,

And open His lips against thee,

6 And make known to thee the secrets of wisdom,

That she is twofold in her nature -

Know then that Eloah forgetteth much of thy guilt.

When Job has concluded his long speech, Zophar, the third and most impetuous of the friends, begins. His name, if it is to be explained according to the Arabic Esauitish name el-assfar,

(Note: Vid., Abulfeda's Historia anteislamica ed. Fleischer, p. 168.)

continued...

Job 11:8 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

It is as high as heaven. Heb. the heights of heaven

Job 22:12 Is not God in the height of heaven? and behold the height of the stars, how high they are!

Job 35:5 Look to the heavens, and see; and behold the clouds which are higher than you.

2 Chronicles 6:18 But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth? behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain you...

Psalm 103:11 For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.

Psalm 148:13 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.

Proverbs 25:2,3 It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honor of kings is to search out a matter...

Isaiah 55:9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.

deeper

Job 26:6 Hell is naked before him, and destruction has no covering.

Psalm 139:6-8 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain to it...

Amos 9:2 Though they dig into hell, there shall my hand take them; though they climb up to heaven, there will I bring them down:

Ephesians 3:18,19 May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height...

Cross References
Ephesians 3:18
may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth,

Job 7:9
As the cloud fades and vanishes, so he who goes down to Sheol does not come up;

Job 11:9
Its measure is longer than the earth and broader than the sea.

Job 22:12
"Is not God high in the heavens? See the highest stars, how lofty they are!

Job 26:6
Sheol is naked before God, and Abaddon has no covering.

Job 35:5
Look at the heavens, and see; and behold the clouds, which are higher than you.

Job 37:23
The Almighty--we cannot find him; he is great in power; justice and abundant righteousness he will not violate.

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