Job 9:10
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English Standard Version
who does great things beyond searching out, and marvelous things beyond number.

King James Bible
Which doeth great things past finding out; yea, and wonders without number.

American Standard Version
That doeth great things past finding out, Yea, marvellous things without number.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who doth things great and incomprehensible, and wonderful, of which there is no number.

English Revised Version
Which doeth great things past finding out; yea, marvelous things without number.

Webster's Bible Translation
Who doeth great things past finding out; yes, and wonders without number.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

1 Then Job began, and said:

2 Yea, indeed, I know it is thus,

And how should a man be just with God!

3 Should he wish to contend with God,

He could not answer Him one of a thousand.

4 The wise in heart and mighty in strength,

Who hath defied Him and remained unhurt?

Job does not (Job 9:1) refer to what Eliphaz said (Job 4:17), which is similar, though still not exactly the same; but "indeed I know it is so" must be supposed to be an assert to that which Bildad had said immediately before. The chief thought of Bildad's speech was, that God does not pervert what is right. Certainly (אמנם, scilicet, nimirum, like Job 12:2), - says Job, as he ironically confirms this maxim of Bildad's, - it is so: what God does is always right, because God does it; how could man maintain that he is in the right in opposition to God! If God should be willing to enter into controversy with man, he would not be able to give Him information on one of a thousand subjects that might be brought into discussion; he would be so confounded, so disarmed, by reason of the infinite distance of the feeble creature from his Creator. The attributes (Job 9:4) belong not to man (Olshausen), but to God, as Job 36:5. God is wise of heart (לב equals νοῦς) in putting one question after another, and mighty in strength in bringing to nought every attempt man may make to maintain his own right; to defy Him (הקשׁה, to harden, i.e., ערף, the neck), therefore, always tends to the discomfiture of him who dares to bid Him defiance.

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great things

Job 5:9 Which does great things and unsearchable; marvelous things without number:

Job 26:12-14 He divides the sea with his power, and by his understanding he smites through the proud...

Job 37:23 Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent in power, and in judgment, and in plenty of justice...

Psalm 71:15 My mouth shall show forth your righteousness and your salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.

Psalm 72:18 Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who only does wondrous things.

Ecclesiastes 3:11 He has made every thing beautiful in his time: also he has set the world in their heart...

Isaiah 40:26-28 Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who has created these things, that brings out their host by number...

Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!

Ephesians 3:20 Now to him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,

wonders

Exodus 15:11 Who is like to you, O LORD, among the gods? who is like you, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?

Psalm 136:4 To him who alone does great wonders: for his mercy endures for ever.

Daniel 4:2,3 I thought it good to show the signs and wonders that the high God has worked toward me...

Cross References
Job 5:9
who does great things and unsearchable, marvelous things without number:

Psalm 136:4
to him who alone does great wonders, for his steadfast love endures forever;

Psalm 145:3
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable.

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