Job 15:8
New International Version
Do you listen in on God's council? Do you have a monopoly on wisdom?

New Living Translation
Were you listening at God's secret council? Do you have a monopoly on wisdom?

English Standard Version
Have you listened in the council of God? And do you limit wisdom to yourself?

Berean Study Bible
Do you listen in on God's council or limit wisdom to yourself?

New American Standard Bible
"Do you hear the secret counsel of God, And limit wisdom to yourself?

King James Bible
Hast thou heard the secret of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

Christian Standard Bible
Do you listen in on the council of God, or have a monopoly on wisdom?

Contemporary English Version
Have you ever been present when God's council meets? Do you alone have wisdom?

Good News Translation
Did you overhear the plans God made? Does human wisdom belong to you alone?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do you listen in on the council of God, or have a monopoly on wisdom?

International Standard Version
Have you listened in on God's secret council? Have you limited wisdom only to yourself?

NET Bible
Do you listen in on God's secret council? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?

New Heart English Bible
Have you heard the secret counsel of God? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Did you listen in on God's council meeting and receive a monopoly on wisdom?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Dost thou hearken in the council of God? And dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

New American Standard 1977
“Do you hear the secret counsel of God, And limit wisdom to yourself?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Hast thou heard the secret of God, that thou dost detain wisdom in thee alone?

King James 2000 Bible
Have you heard the council of God? and do you limit wisdom to yourself?

American King James Version
Have you heard the secret of God? and do you restrain wisdom to yourself?

American Standard Version
Hast thou heard the secret counsel of God? And dost thou limit wisdom to thyself?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Or hast thou heard the ordinance of the Lord? or has God used thee as his counsellor? and has wisdom come only to thee?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hast thou heard God's counsel, and shall his wisdom be inferior to thee?

Darby Bible Translation
Hast thou listened in the secret council of +God? And hast thou absorbed wisdom for thyself?

English Revised Version
Hast thou heard the secret counsel of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

Webster's Bible Translation
Hast thou heard the secret of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

World English Bible
Have you heard the secret counsel of God? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?

Young's Literal Translation
Of the secret counsel of God dost thou hear? And withdrawest thou unto thee wisdom?
Study Bible
Eliphaz: Job Does Not Fear God
7Were you the first man ever born? Were you brought forth before the hills? 8Do you listen in on God's council or limit wisdom to yourself? 9What do you know that we do not? What do you understand that is not clear to us?…
Cross References
Romans 11:33
O, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable His judgments, and untraceable His ways!

Romans 11:34
"Who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been His counselor?"

1 Corinthians 2:11
For who among men knows the thoughts of man except his own spirit within him? So too, no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.

Job 29:4
when I was in the days of my youth, when the friendship of God rested on my tent,

Jeremiah 23:18
But which of them has stood in the council of the LORD to see and hear His word? Who has given heed to His word and obeyed it?

Treasury of Scripture

Have you heard the secret of God? and do you restrain wisdom to yourself?

the secret

Job 11:6
And that he would shew thee the secrets of wisdom, that they are double to that which is! Know therefore that God exacteth of thee less than thine iniquity deserveth.

Deuteronomy 29:29
The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.

Psalm 25:14
The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.

thou restrain

Job 12:2
No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

Job 13:5,6
O that ye would altogether hold your peace! and it should be your wisdom…







Lexicon
Do you listen in
תִּשְׁמָ֑ע (tiš·mā‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

on God's
אֱל֣וֹהַ (’ĕ·lō·w·ha)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 433: God -- a deity, the Deity

council
הַבְס֣וֹד (haḇ·sō·wḏ)
Article, Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5475: A session, company of persons, intimacy, consultation, a secret

or limit
וְתִגְרַ֖ע (wə·ṯiḡ·ra‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1639: To scrape off, to shave, remove, lessen, withhold

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

to yourself?
אֵלֶ֣יךָ (’ê·le·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to
Verse 8. - Hast thou heard the secret of God? or, Hast thou been a hearer in the secret counsel of God? (comp. Jeremiah 23:18, "Who hath stood in the counsel of the Lord, and hath perceived and hoard his word? who hath marked his word, and heard it?"). No mortal man was ever admitted to the secret counsel of the Most Highest (comp. Romans 11:34). And dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself? or, Dost thou confine (appropriate) wisdom to thyself? i.e. Dost thou suppose that thou art the only wise man in all the world? (comp. Job 12:2, where Job had brought the same charge against his three friends). 15:1-16 Eliphaz begins a second attack upon Job, instead of being softened by his complaints. He unjustly charges Job with casting off the fear of God, and all regard to him, and restraining prayer. See in what religion is summed up, fearing God, and praying to him; the former the most needful principle, the latter the most needful practice. Eliphaz charges Job with self-conceit. He charges him with contempt of the counsels and comforts given him by his friends. We are apt to think that which we ourselves say is important, when others, with reason, think little of it. He charges him with opposition to God. Eliphaz ought not to have put harsh constructions upon the words of one well known for piety, and now in temptation. It is plain that these disputants were deeply convinced of the doctrine of original sin, and the total depravity of human nature. Shall we not admire the patience of God in bearing with us? and still more his love to us in the redemption of Christ Jesus his beloved Son?
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