Romans 11:33
New International Version
Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out!

New Living Translation
Oh, how great are God's riches and wisdom and knowledge! How impossible it is for us to understand his decisions and his ways!

English Standard Version
Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways!

Berean Study Bible
O, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable His judgments, and untraceable His ways!

Berean Literal Bible
O, the depth of riches, both of wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable His judgments, and untraceable His ways!

New American Standard Bible
Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways!

King James Bible
O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!

Christian Standard Bible
Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and of the knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments and untraceable his ways!

Contemporary English Version
Who can measure the wealth and wisdom and knowledge of God? Who can understand his decisions or explain what he does?

Good News Translation
How great are God's riches! How deep are his wisdom and knowledge! Who can explain his decisions? Who can understand his ways?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable His judgments and untraceable His ways!

International Standard Version
O how deep are God's riches, and wisdom, and knowledge! How unfathomable are his decisions and unexplainable are his ways!

NET Bible
Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how fathomless his ways!

New Heart English Bible
Oh the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God. How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past tracing out.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Oh, the depth of the wealth, the wisdom and the knowledge of God, for man has not searched his judgment and his ways are not traced!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God's riches, wisdom, and knowledge are so deep that it is impossible to explain his decisions or to understand his ways.

New American Standard 1977
Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways!

Jubilee Bible 2000
O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and of the knowledge of God! How incomprehensible are his judgments and his ways past finding out!

King James 2000 Bible
O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!

American King James Version
O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!

American Standard Version
O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past tracing out!

Douay-Rheims Bible
O the depth of the riches of the wisdom and of the knowledge of God! How incomprehensible are his judgments, and how unsearchable his ways!

Darby Bible Translation
O depth of riches both of [the] wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable his judgments, and untraceable his ways!

English Revised Version
O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past tracing out!

Webster's Bible Translation
O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!

Weymouth New Testament
Oh, how inexhaustible are God's resources and God's wisdom and God's knowledge! How impossible it is to search into His decrees or trace His footsteps!

World English Bible
Oh the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past tracing out!

Young's Literal Translation
O depth of riches, and wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable His judgments, and untraceable His ways!
Study Bible
A Hymn of Praise
32For God has consigned all men to disobedience so that He may have mercy on them all. 33O, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable His judgments, and untraceable His ways! 34“Who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been His counselor?”…
Cross References
Job 5:9
who does great and unsearchable things, wonders without number.

Job 11:7
Can you fathom the deep things of God or discover the limits of the Almighty?

Job 15:8
Do you listen in on God's council or limit wisdom to yourself?

Job 37:23
The Almighty is beyond our reach; He is exalted in power! In His justice and great righteousness, He does not oppress.

Psalm 36:6
Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, Your judgments like the deepest sea. O LORD, You preserve man and beast.

Psalm 92:5
How great are Your works, O LORD, how deep are Your thoughts!

Psalm 139:6
Such knowledge is too wonderful for me, too lofty for me to attain.

Psalm 145:3
Great is the LORD and greatly to be praised; His greatness is unsearchable.

Proverbs 25:2
It is the glory of God to conceal a matter and the glory of kings to search it out.

Ecclesiastes 3:11
He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men, yet they cannot fathom the work God has done from beginning to end.

Ecclesiastes 7:24
What exists is out of reach and very deep. Who can fathom it?

Ecclesiastes 8:17
I saw every work of God, and that a man is unable to comprehend the work that is done under the sun. Despite his efforts to search it out, he cannot find its meaning; even if the wise man claims to know, he is unable to comprehend.

Isaiah 28:29
This also comes from the LORD of Hosts, who is wonderful in counsel and excellent wisdom.

Isaiah 40:28
Do you not know? Have you not heard? the LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will never grow faint or weary; His understanding is beyond searching out.

Romans 2:4
Or do you disregard the riches of His kindness, tolerance, and patience, not realizing that God's kindness leads you to repentance?

1 Corinthians 2:10
But God has revealed it to us by the Spirit. The Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God.

Ephesians 3:8
Though I am less than the least of all the saints, this grace was given me: to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,

Ephesians 3:10
His purpose was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms,

Colossians 2:3
in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

Treasury of Scripture

O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!

the depth.

Psalm 107:8
Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Proverbs 25:3
The heaven for height, and the earth for depth, and the heart of kings is unsearchable.

Ephesians 3:18
May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height;

riches.

Romans 2:4
Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

Romans 9:23
And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had afore prepared unto glory,

Ephesians 1:7
In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

how.

Job 5:9
Which doeth great things and unsearchable; marvellous things without number:

Job 9:10
Which doeth great things past finding out; yea, and wonders without number.

Job 11:7-9
Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? …







Lexicon
O,
(Ō)
Interjection
Strong's Greek 5599: A primary interjection; as a sign of the vocative case, O; as a note of exclamation, oh.

[the] depth
βάθος (bathos)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 899: From the same as bathus; profundity, i.e. extent; mystery.

of [the] riches
πλούτου (ploutou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4149: From the base of pletho; wealth, i.e. money, possessions, or abundance, richness, valuable bestowment.

of [the] wisdom
σοφίας (sophias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4678: Wisdom, insight, skill (human or divine), intelligence. From sophos; wisdom.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

knowledge
γνώσεως (gnōseōs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1108: Knowledge, doctrine, wisdom. From ginosko; knowing, i.e. knowledge.

of God!
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

How
ὡς (hōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 5613: Probably adverb of comparative from hos; which how, i.e. In that manner.

unsearchable
ἀνεξεραύνητα (anexeraunēta)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 419: That cannot be searched into, inscrutable, unfathomable. Not searched out, i.e. inscrutable.

His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

judgments,
κρίματα (krimata)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 2917: From krino; a decision ('crime').

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

untraceable
ἀνεξιχνίαστοι (anexichniastoi)
Adjective - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 421: That cannot be explored, incomprehensible. Not tracked out, i.e. untraceable.

His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

ways!
ὁδοὶ (hodoi)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 3598: A way, road, journey, path. Apparently a primary word; a road; by implication, a progress; figuratively, a mode or means.
(33-36) This grand and comprehensive view of the divine purposes makes so deep an impression upon the Apostle that he breaks out into an impassioned ascription of praise, with which the first (doctrinal) portion of the Epistle is brought to a close.

(33) Riches.--The two substantives which follow may be taken as dependent upon "riches." This is the construction adopted in the Authorised version, and is expressed by the use of the word "both." Or all three substantives may be independent, O the depth of the riches, and of the wisdom and knowledge of God! In either case, "riches" means "inexhaustible resources," implying either that the wisdom and knowledge of God are inexhaustible, or that the materials at their command are inexhaustible. By means of these infinite resources God is able to bring good even out of evil.

Judgments.--Decisions, such as that by which Israel was excluded and the Gentiles admitted.

Verses 33-35. - O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge (or, of the riches and wisdom and knowledge) of God! By γνώσεως is signified God's omniscience; by σοφίας, his wisdom in ordering events; by πλούτου, if it be taken as a co-ordinate substantive, the abundance of his goodness (cf. Romans 2:4, πλούτος τῆς χρηστότητος; Ephesians 1:7, τὸν πλοῦτον τῆς χάριτος αὐτοῦ. Co-ordination of the three substantives is suggested by the καὶ before σοφίας; but St. Paul's prevailing usage may rather commend the dependence of σοφίας and γνώσεως or πλούτου, as in the Authorized Version). How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding (rather, tracing) out! (cf. Psalm 26:6; Job 9:10; Job 11:7). For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor? (Isaiah 40:13, quoted accurately from the LXX.). Or who hath first given to him, and it shall be recompensed unto him again? (cf. Job 41:11, where the Hebrew has (Revised Version), "Who hath first given unto me, that I should repay him?" The LXX. (Job 41:2) gives an entirely different sense of the passage; and it would thus appear, as may be seen also in other cases, that St. Paul, though usually quoting more or less freely from the LXX., was familiar also with the Hebrew text, and exercised judgment in his citations. 11:33-36 The apostle Paul knew the mysteries of the kingdom of God as well as ever any man; yet he confesses himself at a loss; and despairing to find the bottom, he humbly sits down at the brink, and adores the depth. Those who know most in this imperfect state, feel their own weakness most. There is not only depth in the Divine counsels, but riches; abundance of that which is precious and valuable. The Divine counsels are complete; they have not only depth and height, but breadth and length, Eph 3:18, and that passing knowledge. There is that vast distance and disproportion between God and man, between the Creator and the creature, which for ever shuts us from knowledge of his ways. What man shall teach God how to govern the world? The apostle adores the sovereignty of the Divine counsels. All things in heaven and earth, especially those which relate to our salvation, that belong to our peace, are all of him by way of creation, through him by way of providence, that they may be to him in their end. Of God, as the Spring and Fountain of all; through Christ, to God, as the end. These include all God's relations to his creatures; if all are of Him, and through Him, all should be to Him, and for Him. Whatever begins, let God's glory be the end: especially let us adore him when we talk of the Divine counsels and actings. The saints in heaven never dispute, but always praise.
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