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Job 22:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And thou sayest, What doth God know? Can he judge through the thick darkness?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And thou sayest, How doth God know? can he judge through the dark cloud?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “You say, ‘What does God know? Can He judge through the thick darkness?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And thou sayest, How doth God know? can he judge through the dark cloud?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And thou sayest, What doth *God know? will he judge through the dark cloud?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Wilt thou say then, What doth GOD know? Out through a thick cloud, can he judge?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And thou hast said, 'What—hath God known? Through thickness doth He judge?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And thou sayst: What doth God know? and he judgeth as it were through a mist.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And thou sayest, How doth God know? can he iudge through the darke cloude?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And thou has said, What does the Mighty One know? does he judge in the dark?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And thou sayest, How doth El know? can he judge through the dark cloud?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And thou sayest, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
How x4100
(4100) Complement
מָּה
mah
{maw}
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what? (including how?, why? and when?); but also exclamations like what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational senses.
doth “Ėl אֵל 410
{0410} Prime
אֵל
'el
{ale}
Shortened from H0352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity).
know? 3045
{3045} Prime
ידע
yada`
{yaw-dah'}
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
can he judge 8199
{8199} Prime
שָׁפַט
shaphat
{shaw-fat'}
A primitive root; to judge, that is, pronounce sentence (for or against); by implication to vindicate or punish; by extension to govern; passively to litigate (literally or figuratively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
through x1157
(1157) Complement
בַּעַד
b@`ad
{beh-ad'}
From H5704 with prepositional prefix; in up to or over against; generally at, beside, among, behind, for, etc.
the dark cloud? 6205
{6205} Prime
עֲרָפֶל
`araphel
{ar-aw-fel'}
Probably from H6201; gloom (as of a lowering sky).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 22:13

_ _ Rather, And yet thou sayest, God does not concern Himself with (“know”) human affairs (Psalms 73:11).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 22:5-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 22:13

And thou sayest, How doth God (i) know? can he judge through the dark cloud?

(i) He reproves Job, as though he denied God's providence and that he could not see the things that were done in this world.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
How:
or, What

doth God know:

Psalms 10:11 He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten: he hideth his face; he will never see [it].
Psalms 59:7 Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords [are] in their lips: for who, [say they], doth hear?
Psalms 73:11 And they say, How doth God know? and is there knowledge in the most High?
Psalms 94:7-9 Yet they say, The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard [it]. ... He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?
Ezekiel 8:12 Then said he unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his imagery? for they say, The LORD seeth us not; the LORD hath forsaken the earth.
Ezekiel 9:9 Then said he unto me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah [is] exceeding great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of perverseness: for they say, The LORD hath forsaken the earth, and the LORD seeth not.
Zephaniah 1:12 And it shall come to pass at that time, [that] I will search Jerusalem with candles, and punish the men that are settled on their lees: that say in their heart, The LORD will not do good, neither will he do evil.
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Ps 10:11; 59:7; 73:11; 94:7. Ezk 8:12; 9:9. Zp 1:12.

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