Job 38:36
New International Version
Who gives the ibis wisdom or gives the rooster understanding?

New Living Translation
Who gives intuition to the heart and instinct to the mind?

English Standard Version
Who has put wisdom in the inward parts or given understanding to the mind?

Berean Study Bible
Who has put wisdom in the heart or given understanding to the mind?

New American Standard Bible
"Who has put wisdom in the innermost being Or given understanding to the mind?

King James Bible
Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? or who hath given understanding to the heart?

Christian Standard Bible
Who put wisdom in the heart or gave the mind understanding?

Contemporary English Version
Did you teach birds to know that rain or floods are on their way?

Good News Translation
Who tells the ibis when the Nile will flood, or who tells the rooster that rain will fall?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Who put wisdom in the heart or gave the mind understanding?

International Standard Version
"Who sets wisdom within you, or imbues your mind with understanding?

NET Bible
Who has put wisdom in the heart, or has imparted understanding to the mind?

New Heart English Bible
Who has put wisdom in the inward parts? Or who has given understanding to the mind?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Who put wisdom in the heart or gave understanding to the mind?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? Or who hath given understanding to the mind?

New American Standard 1977
“Who has put wisdom in the innermost being, Or has given understanding to the mind?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Who put wisdom in the inward parts? Or who gave intelligence to understanding?

King James 2000 Bible
Who has put wisdom in the inward parts? or who has given understanding to the heart?

American King James Version
Who has put wisdom in the inward parts? or who has given understanding to the heart?

American Standard Version
Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? Or who hath given understanding to the mind?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And who has given to women skill in weaving, or knowledge of embroidery?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who hath put wisdom in the heart of man? or who gave the cock understanding?

Darby Bible Translation
Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? or who hath given understanding to the mind?

English Revised Version
Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? or who hath given understanding to the mind?

Webster's Bible Translation
Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? or who hath given understanding to the heart?

World English Bible
Who has put wisdom in the inward parts? Or who has given understanding to the mind?

Young's Literal Translation
Who hath put in the inward parts wisdom? Or who hath given To the covered part understanding?
Study Bible
God Challenges Job
35Can you send the lightning bolts on their way? Do they report to you, ‘Here we are’? 36Who has put wisdom in the heart or given understanding to the mind? 37Who has the wisdom to count the clouds? Or who can tilt the water jars of the heavens…
Cross References
Job 9:4
God is wise in heart and mighty in strength. Who has hardened himself against Him and prospered?

Job 12:13
Wisdom and strength belong to God; counsel and understanding are His.

Job 32:8
But there is a spirit in a man, the breath of the Almighty, that gives him understanding.

Psalm 51:6
Surely You desire truth in the inmost being; You teach me wisdom in the inmost place.

Ecclesiastes 2:26
To the man who is pleasing in His sight, He gives wisdom and knowledge and joy, but to the sinner He assigns the task of gathering and accumulating that which he will hand over to one who pleases God. This too is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

Treasury of Scripture

Who has put wisdom in the inward parts? or who has given understanding to the heart?

Who hath put

Job 32:8
But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

Psalm 51:6
Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.

Proverbs 2:6
For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

who hath given

Exodus 31:3
And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship,

Exodus 36:1,2
Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whom the LORD put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all manner of work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the LORD had commanded…

Isaiah 28:26
For his God doth instruct him to discretion, and doth teach him.







Lexicon
Who
מִי־ (mî·šā-)
Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 4310: Who?, whoever, in oblique construction with prefix, suffix

has put
שָׁ֭ת (ṯ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7896: To put, set

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

in the heart
בַּטֻּח֣וֹת (baṭ·ṭu·ḥō·wṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2910: The kidneys, the inmost thought

or
א֤וֹ (’ōw)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 176: Desire, if

given
נָתַ֖ן (nā·ṯan)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

understanding
בִינָֽה׃ (ḇî·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 998: An understanding

to the mind?
לַשֶּׂ֣כְוִי (laś·śeḵ·wî)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7907: Perhaps appearance, phenomenon
(36) Wisdom in the inward parts.--The mention of the inward parts and the heart here, in the midst of natural phenomena, perplexes every one; but it is a natural solution to refer them to the lightnings personified: "Who hath put such understanding in their inward parts?"

Verse 36. - Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? Some refer this to human wisdom, and understand the Almighty as asking - Who has put man's wisdom into his inward parts? literally, into his kidneys, or as our idiom would express it, "into his heart." But there is great difficulty in supposing a sudden transition from clouds and lightning in vers. 34, 35 to the human understanding in ver. 36, with a return to clouds and rain in ver. 37. Hence many of the best critics understand ver. 36 of the purpose and intelligence that may be regarded as existing in the clouds and rain and lightning themselves, which are God's ministers, and run to and fro at his command, and execute his pleasure. (So Schultens, Rosenmuller, Professor Lee, and Professer Stanley Leathes.) To obtain this result, we must translate the word טוּחות By "tempest" or "thunder-belts," and the word שׂכוי, in the next clause, by "storm n or something similar (see the Revised Version, where "dark clouds" is suggested as an alternative for "inward parts'" and "meteor" as an alternative for "heart"). The whole passage will then run thus: Who hath put wisdom in the thunderbolts? or who hath given understanding to the tempest? 38:25-41 Hitherto God had put questions to Job to show him his ignorance; now God shows his weakness. As it is but little that he knows, he ought not to arraign the Divine counsels; it is but little he can do, therefore he ought not to oppose the ways of Providence. See the all-sufficiency of the Divine Providence; it has wherewithal to satisfy the desire of every living thing. And he that takes care of the young ravens, certainly will not be wanting to his people. This being but one instance of the Divine compassion out of many, gives us occasion to think how much good our God does, every day, beyond what we are aware of. Every view we take of his infinite perfections, should remind us of his right to our love, the evil of sinning against him, and our need of his mercy and salvation.
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