New American Standard Bible
"With Him are strength and sound wisdom, The misled and the misleader belong to Him.
King James Bible
With him is strength and wisdom: the deceived and the deceiver are his.
Darby Bible Translation
With him is strength and effectual knowledge; the deceived and the deceiver are his.
World English Bible
With him is strength and wisdom. The deceived and the deceiver are his.
Young's Literal Translation
With Him are strength and wisdom, His the deceived and deceiver.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The deceived and the deceiver are his - This is designed to teach that all classes of people are under his control. All are dependent on him, and all are subject to him. He has power to keep them, and he can destroy them when he pleases. Dr. Good supposes that Job refers here to himself and his friends who had beguiled him into expressions of impatience and complaint. But it is more probably a general declaration that all classes of people were under the control of God.
LibraryWhether it is Necessary for Salvation to Believe Anything Above the Natural Reason?
Objection 1: It would seem unnecessary for salvation to believe anything above the natural reason. For the salvation and perfection of a thing seem to be sufficiently insured by its natural endowments. Now matters of faith, surpass man's natural reason, since they are things unseen as stated above (Q, A). Therefore to believe seems unnecessary for salvation. Objection 2: Further, it is dangerous for man to assent to matters, wherein he cannot judge whether that which is proposed to him …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether Derision Can be a Mortal Sin?
"Will you speak what is unjust for God, And speak what is deceitful for Him?
"Will it be well when He examines you? Or will you deceive Him as one deceives a man?
Daniel said, "Let the name of God be blessed forever and ever, For wisdom and power belong to Him.
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