Job 5:12
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"He frustratesמֵ֭פֵר
6565a: to break, frustratea prim. root
the plottingמַחְשְׁבֹ֣ות
4284: thought, devicefrom chashab
of the shrewd,עֲרוּמִ֑ים
6175: crafty, shrewd, sensiblefrom arom
So that their handsיְ֝דֵיהֶ֗ם
3027: handa prim. root
3808: nota prim. adverb
6213a: do, makea prim. root
8454: sound, efficient wisdom, abiding successfrom an unused word

KJV Lexicon
He disappointeth
parar  (paw-rar')
to break up (usually figuratively), i.e. to violate, frustrate
the devices
machashabah  (makh-ash-aw-baw')
cunning (work), curious work, device(-sed), imagination, invented, means, purpose, thought.
of the crafty
`aruwm  (aw-room')
cunning (usually in a bad sense) -- crafty, prudent, subtil.
so that their hands
yad  (yawd)
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.),
cannot perform
`asah  (aw-saw')
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
their enterprise
tuwshiyah  (too-shee-yaw')
from an unused root probably meaning to substantiate; support or (by implication) ability, i.e. (direct) help, (in purpose) an undertaking, (intellectual) understanding
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"He frustrates the plotting of the shrewd, So that their hands cannot attain success.

King James Bible
He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He frustrates the schemes of the crafty so that they achieve no success.

International Standard Version
He frustrates the plans of the crafty; so that what they work for never succeeds.

NET Bible
He frustrates the plans of the crafty so that their hands cannot accomplish what they had planned!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He keeps shrewd people from carrying out their plans so that they cannot do anything successfully.

King James 2000 Bible
He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their plans.
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