Job 12:2
New International Version
"Doubtless you are the only people who matter, and wisdom will die with you!

New Living Translation
“You people really know everything, don’t you? And when you die, wisdom will die with you!

English Standard Version
“No doubt you are the people, and wisdom will die with you.

Berean Study Bible
“Truly then you are the people, and wisdom will die with you!

New American Standard Bible
"Truly then you are the people, And with you wisdom will die!

King James Bible
No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

Christian Standard Bible
No doubt you are the people, and wisdom will die with you!

Contemporary English Version
You think you are so great, with all the answers.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
No doubt you are the people, and wisdom will die with you!

International Standard Version
"Truly, you are the people and wisdom will die with you!

NET Bible
"Without a doubt you are the people, and wisdom will die with you.

New Heart English Bible
"No doubt, but you are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"You certainly are [wise] people, and when you die, wisdom will die.

JPS Tanakh 1917
No doubt but ye are the people, And wisdom shall die with you.

New American Standard 1977
“Truly then you are the people, And with you wisdom will die!

Jubilee Bible 2000
No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

King James 2000 Bible
No doubt you are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

American King James Version
No doubt but you are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

American Standard Version
No doubt but ye are the people, And wisdom shall die with you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So then ye alone are men, and wisdom shall die with you?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Are you then men alone, and shall wisdom die with you?

Darby Bible Translation
Truly ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you!

English Revised Version
No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

Webster's Bible Translation
No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

World English Bible
"No doubt, but you are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

Young's Literal Translation
Truly -- ye are the people, And with you doth wisdom die.
Study Bible
Job Responds to Zophar
1Then Job answered: 2“Truly then you are the people, and wisdom will die with you! 3But I also have a mind; I am not inferior to you. Who does not know such things as these?…
Cross References
Job 12:1
Then Job answered:

Job 17:10
But come back and try again, all of you. For I will not find a wise man among you.

Treasury of Scripture

No doubt but you are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

ye are the people

Job 6:24,25
Teach me, and I will hold my tongue: and cause me to understand wherein I have erred…

Job 8:8-10
For inquire, I pray thee, of the former age, and prepare thyself to the search of their fathers: …

Job 11:2,6,12
Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified? …







Lexicon
“Truly
אָ֭מְנָם (’ā·mə·nām)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 551: Verily, truly

then
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

you
אַתֶּם־ (’at·tem-)
Pronoun - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

are the people,
עָ֑ם (‘ām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

and wisdom
חָכְמָֽה׃ (ḥāḵ·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2451: Wisdom

will die
תָּמ֥וּת (tā·mūṯ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4191: To die, to kill

with you!
וְ֝עִמָּכֶ֗ם (wə·‘im·mā·ḵem)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5973: With, equally with
12:1-5 Job upbraids his friends with the good opinion they had of their own wisdom compared with his. We are apt to call reproofs reproaches, and to think ourselves mocked when advised and admonished; this is our folly; yet here was colour for this charge. He suspected the true cause of their conduct to be, that they despised him who was fallen into poverty. It is the way of the world. Even the just, upright man, if he comes under a cloud, is looked upon with contempt.
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