Proverbs 21:30
New International Version
There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the LORD.

New Living Translation
No human wisdom or understanding or plan can stand against the LORD.

English Standard Version
No wisdom, no understanding, no counsel can avail against the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
There is no wisdom, no understanding, no counsel that can prevail against the LORD.

King James Bible
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

New King James Version
There is no wisdom or understanding Or counsel against the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
There is no wisdom, no understanding, And no plan against the LORD.

NASB 1995
There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD.

NASB 1977
There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD.

Amplified Bible
There is no [human] wisdom or understanding Or counsel [that can prevail] against the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
No wisdom, no understanding, and no counsel will prevail against the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
No wisdom, no understanding, and no counsel will prevail against the LORD.

American Standard Version
There is no wisdom nor understanding Nor counsel against Jehovah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
There is no wisdom, neither intelligence, nor mind, like that of LORD JEHOVAH.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
There is no wisdom, there is no courage, there is no counsel against the ungodly.

Contemporary English Version
No matter how much you know or what plans you make, you can't defeat the LORD.

Douay-Rheims Bible
There is no wisdom, there is no prudence, there is no counsel against the Lord.

English Revised Version
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Good News Translation
Human wisdom, brilliance, insight--they are of no help if the LORD is against you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
No wisdom, no understanding, and no advice [can stand up] against the LORD.

International Standard Version
No wisdom, insight, or counsel can prevail against the LORD.

JPS Tanakh 1917
There is no wisdom nor understanding Nor counsel against the LORD.

Literal Standard Version
There is no wisdom, nor understanding, "" Nor counsel against YHWH.

NET Bible
There is no wisdom and there is no understanding, and there is no counsel against the LORD.

New Heart English Bible
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

World English Bible
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
There is no wisdom, nor understanding, Nor counsel, over-against Jehovah.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The King's Heart
29A wicked man hardens his face, but the upright man makes his way sure. 30There is no wisdom, no understanding, no counsel that can prevail against the LORD. 31A horse is prepared for the day of battle, but victory is of the LORD.…

Cross References
Acts 5:38
So in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone. Let them go! For if their purpose or endeavor is of human origin, it will fail.

Acts 5:39
But if it is from God, you will not be able to stop them. You may even find yourselves fighting against God."

1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God's sight. As it is written: "He catches the wise in their craftiness."

1 Corinthians 3:20
And again, "The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile."

Ecclesiastes 6:10
Whatever exists was named long ago, and what happens to a man is foreknown; but he cannot contend with one stronger than he.

Isaiah 45:9
Woe to him who quarrels with his Maker--one clay pot among many. Does the clay ask the potter, 'What are you making?' Does your work say, 'He has no hands'?

Jeremiah 9:23
This is what the LORD says: "Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, nor the strong man in his strength, nor the wealthy man in his riches.


Treasury of Scripture

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Proverbs 19:21
There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.

Isaiah 7:5-7
Because Syria, Ephraim, and the son of Remaliah, have taken evil counsel against thee, saying, …

Isaiah 8:9,10
Associate yourselves, O ye people, and ye shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all ye of far countries: gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces…









(30) There is no wisdom . . . against the Lord--Comp. 1Corinthians 3:19; Isaiah 54:17; Psalm 2:4.

Verse 30. - There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel against the Lord; i.e. in opposition to him, which can be compared with his, or which can avail against him (comp. Job 5:13; Psalm 33:10, 11; Isaiah 29:14; 1 Corinthians 1:20; 1 Corinthians 3:19). Septuagint, "There is no wisdom, there is no courage (ἀνδρεία), there is no counsel, in respect of the ungodly;" πρὸς τὸν ἀσεβῆ, neged Jahve, being taken as "that which is against Jahve," equivalent to "impious." Wordsworth quotes Horace, 'Carm.,' 3:6. 5, etc. -

"Dis te minorem quod geris, imperus:
Hino omne principium, huc refer exitum."
The following verse carries on and applies the import of this one: As men's wisdom is nothing worth, equally vain is all trust in external means and appliances.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
No
אֵ֣ין (’ên)
Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

wisdom,
חָ֭כְמָה (ḥāḵ·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2451: Wisdom

no
וְאֵ֣ין (wə·’ên)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

understanding,
תְּבוּנָ֑ה (tə·ḇū·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8394: Intelligence, an argument, caprice

and no
וְאֵ֥ין (wə·’ên)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

counsel
עֵ֝צָ֗ה (‘ê·ṣāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6098: Advice, plan, prudence

can prevail against
לְנֶ֣גֶד (lə·ne·ḡeḏ)
Preposition-l
Strong's 5048: A front, part opposite, a counterpart, mate, over against, before

the LORD.
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH


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