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Good News Translation
It was I who made her foolish and did not give her wisdom.
Contemporary English Version
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For God hath deprived her of wisdom, neither hath he given her understanding.
Job 17:4 Thou hast set their heart far from understanding, therefore they shall not be exalted.
Job 35:11 Who teacheth us more than the beasts of the earth, and instructeth us more than the fowls of the air.
Deuteronomy 2:30 And Sehon the king of Hesebon would not let us pass: because the Lord thy God had hardened his spirit, and fixed his heart, that he might be delivered into thy hands, as now thou seest.
2 Chronicles 32:31 But yet in the embassy of the princes of Babylon, that were sent to him, to inquire of the wonder that had happened upon the earth, God left him that he might be tempted, and all things might be made known that were in his heart.
Isaiah 19:11-14 The princes of Tanis are become fools, the wise counsellors of Pharao have given foolish counsel: how will you say to Pharao: I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings? . . .
Isaiah 57:17 For the iniquity of his covetousness I was angry, and I struck him: I hid my face from thee, and was angry: and he went away wandering in his own heart.
James 1:17 Every best gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no change nor shadow of alteration.
ContextGod Speaks of His Creation
…16She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers, she hath laboured in vain, no fear constraining her. 17For God hath deprived her of wisdom, neither hath he given her understanding.18When time shall be, she setteth up her wings on high: she scorneth the horse and his rider.…
Additional TranslationsFor God has deprived her of wisdom; He has not endowed her with understanding.Because God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has he imparted to her understanding.
Because God hath deprived her of wisdom, Neither hath he imparted to her understanding.
For God has withholden wisdom from her, and not given her a portion in understanding.
For +God hath deprived her of wisdom, and hath not furnished her with understanding.
Because God hath deprived her of wisdom, neither hath he imparted to her understanding.
Because God hath withheld wisdom from her, neither hath he imparted to her understanding.
because God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has he imparted to her understanding.
For God hath caused her to forget wisdom, And He hath not given a portion To her in understanding:
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