Job 28:14
New International Version
The deep says, “It is not in me"; the sea says, “It is not with me.”

New Living Translation
‘It is not here,’ says the ocean. ‘Nor is it here,’ says the sea.

English Standard Version
The deep says, ‘It is not in me,’ and the sea says, ‘It is not with me.’

Berean Study Bible
The ocean depths say, ‘It is not in me,’ while the sea declares, ‘It is not with me.’

King James Bible
The depth saith, It is not in me: and the sea saith, It is not with me.

New King James Version
The deep says, ‘It is not in me’; And the sea says, ‘It is not with me.’

New American Standard Bible
“The ocean depth says, ‘It is not in me’; And the sea says, ‘It is not with me.’

NASB 1995
“The deep says, ‘It is not in me’ And the sea says, ‘It is not with me.’

NASB 1977
“The deep says, ‘It is not in me’; And the sea says, ‘It is not with me.’

Amplified Bible
“The deep says, ‘It is not in me’; And the sea says, ‘It is not with me.’

Christian Standard Bible
The ocean depths say, “It’s not in me,” while the sea declares, “I don’t have it.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The ocean depths say, “It’s not in me,” while the sea declares, “I don’t have it.”

American Standard Version
The deep saith, It is not in me; And the sea saith, It is not with me.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The depths said: ‘It was not in me!”, and the sea said: ‘It is not with me!’

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The depth said, It is not in me: and the sea said, It is not with me.

Contemporary English Version
Nor can it be discovered in the deepest sea. *

Douay-Rheims Bible
The depth saith: It is not in me: and the sea saith: It is not with me.

English Revised Version
The deep saith, It is not in me: and the sea saith, It is not with me.

Good News Translation
The depths of the oceans and seas Say that wisdom is not found there.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The deep ocean says, 'It isn't in me.' The sea says, 'It isn't with me.'

International Standard Version
The deepest ocean says, 'It's not within me.' and the sea says, 'You'll never find it with me.'

JPS Tanakh 1917
The deep saith: 'It is not in me'; And the sea saith: 'It is not with me.'

Literal Standard Version
The deep has said, It [is] not in me, And the sea has said, It is not with me.

NET Bible
The deep says, 'It is not with me.' And the sea says, 'It is not with me.'

New Heart English Bible
The deep says, 'It isn't in me.' The sea says, 'It isn't with me.'

World English Bible
The deep says, 'It isn't in me.' The sea says, 'It isn't with me.'

Young's Literal Translation
The deep hath said, 'It is not in me,' And the sea hath said, 'It is not with me.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Where Can Wisdom Be Found?
13No man can know its value, nor is it found in the land of the living. 14The ocean depths say, ‘It is not in me,’ while the sea declares, ‘It is not with me.’ 15It cannot be bought with gold, nor can its price be weighed out in silver.…

Cross References
Job 28:13
No man can know its value, nor is it found in the land of the living.

Job 28:15
It cannot be bought with gold, nor can its price be weighed out in silver.


Treasury of Scripture

The depth said, It is not in me: and the sea said, It is not with me.

Romans 11:33,34
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! …









Verse 14. - The depth saith, It is not in me: and the sea saith, It is not with me. The deep abysses of the ocean declare that it is not with them; and the wide reaches of the far-extending sea proclaim that it is not with them either.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The ocean depths
תְּה֣וֹם (tə·hō·wm)
Noun - common singular
Strong's 8415: An abyss, the deep

say,
אָ֭מַר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

‘It [is]
הִ֑יא (hî)
Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

in me,’
בִי־ (ḇî-)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

while the sea
וְיָ֥ם (wə·yām)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3220: A sea, the Mediterranean Sea, large river, an artifical basin

declares,
אָ֝מַ֗ר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

‘[It is] not
אֵ֣ין (’ên)
Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

with me.’
עִמָּדִֽי׃ (‘im·mā·ḏî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's 5978: Against, by, from, me, mine, of, that I take, unto,


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