Job 28:23
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New International Version
God understands the way to it and he alone knows where it dwells,

New Living Translation
"God alone understands the way to wisdom; he knows where it can be found,

English Standard Version
“God understands the way to it, and he knows its place.

New American Standard Bible
"God understands its way, And He knows its place.

King James Bible
God understandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth the place thereof.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But God understands the way to wisdom, and He knows its location.

International Standard Version
God understands how to get there; he knows where they live.

NET Bible
God understands the way to it, and he alone knows its place.

New Heart English Bible
"God understands its way, and he knows its place.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"God understands the way to it. He knows where it lives

JPS Tanakh 1917
God understandeth the way thereof, And He knoweth the place thereof.

New American Standard 1977
“God understands its way;
            And He knows its place.

Jubilee Bible 2000
God understands its way, and he alone knows its place.

King James 2000 Bible
God understands its way, and he knows its place.

American King James Version
God understands the way thereof, and he knows the place thereof.

American Standard Version
God understandeth the way thereof, And he knoweth the place thereof.

Douay-Rheims Bible
God understandeth the way of it, and he knoweth the place thereof.

Darby Bible Translation
God understandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth its place:

English Revised Version
God understandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth the place thereof.

Webster's Bible Translation
God understandeth the way of it, and he knoweth its place.

World English Bible
"God understands its way, and he knows its place.

Young's Literal Translation
God hath understood its way, And He hath known its place.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
28:20-28 There is a two-fold wisdom; one hid in God, which is secret, and belongs not to us; the other made known by him, and revealed to man. One day's events, and one man's affairs, have such reference to, and so hang one upon another, that He only, to whom all is open, and who sees the whole at one view, can rightly judge of every part. But the knowledge of God's revealed will is within our reach, and will do us good. Let man look upon this as his wisdom, To fear the Lord, and to depart from evil. Let him learn that, and he is learned enough. Where is this wisdom to be found? The treasures of it are hid in Christ, revealed by the word, received by faith, through the Holy Ghost. It will not feed pride or vanity, or amuse our vain curiosity. It teaches and encourages sinners to fear the Lord, and to depart from evil, in the exercise of repentance and faith, without desiring to solve all difficulties about the events of this life.
Study Bible
Wisdom an Excellent Gift of God
22"Abaddon and Death say, 'With our ears we have heard a report of it.' 23"God understands its way, And He knows its place. 24"For He looks to the ends of the earth And sees everything under the heavens.…
Cross References
Job 9:4
"Wise in heart and mighty in strength, Who has defied Him without harm?

Job 28:12
"But where can wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?

Job 28:20
"Where then does wisdom come from? And where is the place of understanding?

Proverbs 8:22
"The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His way, Before His works of old.
Treasury of Scripture

God understands the way thereof, and he knows the place thereof.

Psalm 19:7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony …

Psalm 147:5 Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.

Proverbs 2:6 For the LORD gives wisdom: out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.

Proverbs 8:14 Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength.

Matthew 11:27 All things are delivered to me of my Father: and no man knows the …

Luke 10:21,22 In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank you, O Father, …

Acts 15:18 Known to God are all his works from the beginning of the world.

Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! …

1 Corinthians 1:30 But of him are you in Christ Jesus, who of God is made to us wisdom, …

Jude 1:25 To the only wise God our Savior, be glory and majesty, dominion and …

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