New International Version
The LORD knows all human plans; he knows that they are futile.
King James Bible
The LORD knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.
World English Bible
Yahweh knows the thoughts of man, that they are futile.
Young's Literal Translation
He knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that chastiseth the heathen, shall not he correct? - You, who are heathens, and heathens of the most abandoned kind.
He that teacheth man knowledge - We here supply shall not he know? But this is not acknowledged by the original, nor by any of the Versions.
Indeed it is not necessary; for either the words contain a simple proposition, "It is he who teacheth man knowledge," or this clause should be read in connection with Psalm 94:11 : "Jehovah, who teacheth man knowledge, knoweth the devices of man, that they are vanity." As he teaches knowledge to man, must he not know all the reasonings and devices of the human heart?
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Happy is the man whom Truth by itself doth teach, not by figures and transient words, but as it is in itself.(1) Our own judgment and feelings often deceive us, and we discern but little of the truth. What doth it profit to argue about hidden and dark things, concerning which we shall not be even reproved in the judgment, because we knew them not? Oh, grievous folly, to neglect the things which are profitable and necessary, and to give our minds to things which are curious and hurtful! Having …
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and again, "The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile."
Surely he recognizes deceivers; and when he sees evil, does he not take note?
You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar.
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