New Living Translation
Such knowledge is higher than the heavens--and who are you? It is deeper than the underworld--what do you know?
King James Bible
It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know?
Darby Bible Translation
It is as the heights of heaven; what wilt thou do? deeper than Sheol; what canst thou know?
World English Bible
They are high as heaven. What can you do? They are deeper than Sheol. What can you know?
Young's Literal Translation
Heights of the heavens! -- what dost thou? Deeper than Sheol! -- what knowest thou?
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LibraryWhether God is a Body?
Objection 1: It seems that God is a body. For a body is that which has the three dimensions. But Holy Scripture attributes the three dimensions to God, for it is written: "He is higher than Heaven, and what wilt thou do? He is deeper than Hell, and how wilt thou know? The measure of Him is longer than the earth and broader than the sea" (Job 11:8,9). Therefore God is a body. Objection 2: Further, everything that has figure is a body, since figure is a quality of quantity. But God seems to have figure, …
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And may you have the power to understand, as all God's people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is.
Just as a cloud dissipates and vanishes, those who die will not come back.
It is broader than the earth and wider than the sea.
"God is so great--higher than the heavens, higher than the farthest stars.
The underworld is naked in God's presence. The place of destruction is uncovered.
Look up into the sky, and see the clouds high above you.
We cannot imagine the power of the Almighty; but even though he is just and righteous, he does not destroy us.
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