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Job 32:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— It is not the great that are wise, Nor the aged that understand justice.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Great men are not [always] wise: neither do the aged understand judgment.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “The abundant [in years] may not be wise, Nor may elders understand justice.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Great men are not [always] wise: neither do the aged understand judgment.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— It is not the great that are wise; neither do the aged understand judgment.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Great men, may not be wise, nor, elders, understand justice.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The multitude are not wise, Nor do the aged understand judgment.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— They that are aged are not the wise men, neither do the ancients understand judgment.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Great men are not [alwayes] wise: neither doe the aged vnderstand iudgement.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The long-lived are not wise [as such]; neither do the aged know judgment.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Great men are not [always] wise: neither do the aged understand judgment.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Great x7227
(7227) Complement
רַב
rab
{rab}
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
men y7227
[7227] Standard
רַב
rab
{rab}
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
are not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
[always] wise: 2449
{2449} Prime
חָכַם
chakam
{khaw-kam'}
A primitive root, to be wise (in mind, word or act).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
neither do the aged 2205
{2205} Prime
זָקֵן
zaqen
{zaw-kane'}
From H2204; old.
understand 995
{0995} Prime
בִּין
biyn
{bene}
A primitive root; to separate mentally (or distinguish), that is, (generally) understand.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
judgment. 4941
{4941} Prime
מִשְׁפָּט
mishpat
{mish-pawt'}
From H8199; properly a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (particularly) divine law, individual or collectively), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly justice, including a particular right, or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 32:9

_ _ Great — rather, “old” (Job 32:6). So Hebrew, in Genesis 25:23. “Greater, less” for the older, the younger.

_ _ judgment — what is right.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 32:6-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 32:9

Judgment — What is just and right.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Great:

Jeremiah 5:5 I will get me unto the great men, and will speak unto them; for they have known the way of the LORD, [and] the judgment of their God: but these have altogether broken the yoke, [and] burst the bonds.
Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.
John 7:48 Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed on him?
1 Corinthians 1:26-27 For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, [are called]: ... But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty;
1 Corinthians 2:7-8 But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, [even] the hidden [wisdom], which God ordained before the world unto our glory: ... Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known [it], they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
James 2:6-7 But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats? ... Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?

neither:

Job 12:20 He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding of the aged.
Ecclesiastes 4:13 Better [is] a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king, who will no more be admonished.
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