Job 22:12
Parallel Verses
New International Version
"Is not God in the heights of heaven? And see how lofty are the highest stars!

New Living Translation
"God is so great--higher than the heavens, higher than the farthest stars.

English Standard Version
“Is not God high in the heavens? See the highest stars, how lofty they are!

New American Standard Bible
"Is not God in the height of heaven? Look also at the distant stars, how high they are!

King James Bible
Is not God in the height of heaven? and behold the height of the stars, how high they are!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Isn't God as high as the heavens? And look at the highest stars--how lofty they are!

International Standard Version
"Isn't God in heaven above? Consider how far away the stars are, and how lofty they are!

NET Bible
"Is not God on high in heaven? And see the lofty stars, how high they are!

New Heart English Bible
"Isn't God in the heights of heaven? See the height of the stars, how high they are.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Isn't God high above in the heavens? Look how high the highest stars are!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Is not God in the height of heaven? And behold the topmost of the stars, how high they are!

New American Standard 1977
“Is not God in the height of heaven?
            Look also at the distant stars, how high they are!

Jubilee Bible 2000
Is not God in the height of the heavens? Behold the height of the stars, how high they are!

King James 2000 Bible
Is not God in the height of heaven? and behold the height of the stars, how high they are!

American King James Version
Is not God in the height of heaven? and behold the height of the stars, how high they are!

American Standard Version
Is not God in the height of heaven? And behold the height of the stars, how high they are!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Dost not thou think that God is higher than heaven, and is elevated above the height of the stars?

Darby Bible Translation
Is not +God in the height of the heavens? And behold the summit of the stars: how exalted are they!

English Revised Version
Is not God in the height of heaven? and behold the height of the stars, how high they are!

Webster's Bible Translation
Is not God in the hight of heaven? and behold the hight of the stars, how high they are!

World English Bible
"Isn't God in the heights of heaven? See the height of the stars, how high they are!

Young's Literal Translation
Is not God high in heaven? And see the summit of the stars, That they are high.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
22:5-14 Eliphaz brought heavy charges against Job, without reason for his accusations, except that Job was visited as he supposed God always visited every wicked man. He charges him with oppression, and that he did harm with his wealth and power in the time of his prosperity.
Study Bible
Eliphaz Accuses and Exhorts Job
11Or darkness, so that you cannot see, And an abundance of water covers you. 12"Is not God in the height of heaven? Look also at the distant stars, how high they are! 13"You say, 'What does God know? Can He judge through the thick darkness?…
Cross References
Job 11:7
"Can you discover the depths of God? Can you discover the limits of the Almighty?

Job 11:8
"They are high as the heavens, what can you do? Deeper than Sheol, what can you know?

Job 35:5
"Look at the heavens and see; And behold the clouds-- they are higher than you.
Treasury of Scripture

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

not God

Psalm 115:3,16 But our God is in the heavens: he has done whatever he has pleased…

Ecclesiastes 5:2 Be not rash with your mouth, and let not your heart be hasty to utter …

Isaiah 57:15 For thus said the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose …

Isaiah 66:1 Thus said the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my …

height. Heb. head. the stars

Psalm 8:3,4 When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon …

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