Job 37:5
New International Version
God's voice thunders in marvelous ways; he does great things beyond our understanding.

New Living Translation
God’s voice is glorious in the thunder. We can’t even imagine the greatness of his power.

English Standard Version
God thunders wondrously with his voice; he does great things that we cannot comprehend.

Berean Study Bible
God thunders wondrously with His voice; He does great things we cannot comprehend.

King James Bible
God thundereth marvellously with his voice; great things doeth he, which we cannot comprehend.

New King James Version
God thunders marvelously with His voice; He does great things which we cannot comprehend.

New American Standard Bible
“God thunders wondrously with His voice, Doing great things which we do not comprehend.

NASB 1995
"God thunders with His voice wondrously, Doing great things which we cannot comprehend.

NASB 1977
“God thunders with His voice wondrously, Doing great things which we cannot comprehend.

Amplified Bible
“God thunders marvelously with His voice; He does great things which we cannot comprehend.

Christian Standard Bible
God thunders wondrously with his voice; he does great things that we cannot comprehend.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God thunders marvelously with His voice; He does great things that we cannot comprehend.

American Standard Version
God thundereth marvellously with his voice; Great things doeth he, which we cannot comprehend.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And God will thunder with his voice; he does wonders, also great things, and he is unknown

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The Mighty One shall thunder wonderfully with his voice: for he has done great things which we knew not;

Contemporary English Version
creating miracles too marvelous for us to understand.

Douay-Rheims Bible
God shall thunder wonderfully with his voice, he that doth great and unsearchable things.

English Revised Version
God thundereth marvelously with his voice; great things doeth he, which we cannot comprehend.

Good News Translation
At God's command amazing things happen, wonderful things that we can't understand.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God's voice thunders in miraculous ways. It does great things that we cannot understand.

International Standard Version
"God thunders with his wondrous voice; he does awesome works that we don't comprehend.

JPS Tanakh 1917
God thundereth marvellously with His voice; Great things doeth He, which we cannot comprehend.

Literal Standard Version
God thunders with His voice wonderfully, "" Doing great things and we do not know.

NET Bible
God thunders with his voice in marvelous ways; he does great things beyond our understanding.

New Heart English Bible
God thunders marvelously with his voice. He does great things, which we can't comprehend.

World English Bible
God thunders marvelously with his voice. He does great things, which we can't comprehend.

Young's Literal Translation
God thundereth with His voice wonderfully, Doing great things and we know not.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elihu Proclaims God's Majesty
4Then there comes a roaring sound; He thunders with His majestic voice. He does not restrain the lightning when His voice resounds. 5God thunders wondrously with His voice; He does great things we cannot comprehend. 6For He says to the snow, ‘Fall on the earth,’ and to the gentle rain, ‘Pour out a mighty downpour.’…

Cross References
Job 5:9
the One who does great and unsearchable things, wonders without number.

Job 11:7
Can you fathom the deep things of God or discover the limits of the Almighty?

Job 26:14
Indeed, these are but the fringes of His ways; how faint is the whisper we hear of Him! Who then can understand the thunder of His power?"

Job 37:2
Listen closely to the thunder of His voice and the rumbling that comes from His mouth.

Job 37:4
Then there comes a roaring sound; He thunders with His majestic voice. He does not restrain the lightning when His voice resounds.

Job 37:14
Listen to this, O Job; stand still and consider the wonders of God.

Job 37:16
Do you understand how the clouds float, those wonders of Him who is perfect in knowledge?

Job 40:9
Do you have an arm like God's? Can you thunder with a voice like His?

Psalm 29:3
The voice of the LORD is over the waters; the God of glory thunders; the LORD is heard over many waters.


Treasury of Scripture

God thunders marvelously with his voice; great things does he, which we cannot comprehend.

thundereth

2 Samuel 22:14,15
The LORD thundered from heaven, and the most High uttered his voice…

great

Job 5:9
Which doeth great things and unsearchable; marvellous things without number:

Job 9:10
Which doeth great things past finding out; yea, and wonders without number.

Job 11:7
Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection?









Verse 5. - God thundereth marvellously with his voice. In finishing off his description of the thunderstorm, Elihu dwells upon its marvellousness. Each step in the entire process is strange and wonderful, beyond man's comprehension; and the lesson to be drawn from the consideration of the whole series of phenomena is that great things doeth he (i.e. God), which we cannot comprehend. Even after all that has been done of late years to advance the science of meteorolegy, it cannot be said that the rationale of storms is fully grasped by the scientific intellect

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
God
אֵ֣ל (’êl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

thunders
יַרְעֵ֤ם (yar·‘êm)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7481: To tumble, be violently agitated, to crash, to irritate

wondrously
נִפְלָא֑וֹת (nip̄·lā·’ō·wṯ)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - feminine plural
Strong's 6381: To separate, distinguish, to be, great, difficult, wonderful

with His voice;
בְּ֭קוֹלוֹ (bə·qō·w·lōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6963: A voice, sound

He does
עֹשֶׂ֥ה (‘ō·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

great things
גְ֝דֹל֗וֹת (ḡə·ḏō·lō·wṯ)
Adjective - feminine plural
Strong's 1419: Great, older, insolent

we cannot
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

comprehend.
נֵדָֽע׃ (nê·ḏā‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common plural
Strong's 3045: To know


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