New Living Translation
"I know that you can do anything, and no one can stop you.
King James Bible
I know that thou canst do every thing, and that no thought can be withholden from thee.
Darby Bible Translation
I know that thou canst do everything, and that thou canst be hindered in no thought of thine.
World English Bible
"I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be restrained.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast known that for all things Thou art able, And not withheld from Thee is any device:
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
42:2 Thou canst, and c. - Job here subscribes to God's unlimited power, knowledge and dominion, to prove which was the scope of God's discourse out of the whirlwind. And his judgment being convinced of these, his conscience also was convinced, of his own folly in speaking so irreverently concerning him. No thought can be withholden from thee - No thought of ours can be withholden from thy knowledge. And there is no thought of thine, which thou canst be hindered from bringing into execution.
In this and the following chapter our aim will be fourfold. First, to demonstrate the impossibility of any sinner obtaining acceptance and favour with God on the ground of his own performances. Second, to show that the saving of a sinner presented a problem which nought but omniscience could solve, but that the consummate wisdom of God has devised a way whereby He can pronounce righteous a guilty transgressor of His Law without impeaching His veracity, sullying His holiness, or ignoring the claims …
Arthur W. Pink—The Doctrine of Justification
Washed to Greater Foulness
Whether the Essence of God Can be Seen with the Bodily Eye?
Our Attitude Toward his Sovereignty
Jesus looked at them intently and said, "Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But with God everything is possible."
Is anything too hard for the LORD? I will return about this time next year, and Sarah will have a son."
"God is powerful and dreadful. He enforces peace in the heavens.
Then Job replied to the LORD:
All the people of the earth are nothing compared to him. He does as he pleases among the angels of heaven and among the people of the earth. No one can stop him or say to him, 'What do you mean by doing these things?'
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