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Job 33:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Why dost thou strive against him, For that he giveth not account of any of his matters?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Why do you complain against Him That He does not give an account of all His doings?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Wherefore, against him, hast thou contended? For, with none of his reasons, will he respond.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Wherefore against Him hast thou striven, When [for] all His matters He answereth not?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Dost thou strive against him, because he hath not answered thee to all words?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Why doest thou striue against him? for he giueth not account of any of his matters.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But thou sayest, Why has he not heard every word of my cause?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Why x4069
(4069) Complement
מַדּוּעַ
madduwa`
{mad-doo'-ah}
From H4100 and the passive participle of H3045; what (is) known?; that is, (by implication), (adverbially) why?.
dost thou strive 7378
{7378} Prime
רִיב
riyb
{reeb}
A primitive root; properly to toss, that is, grapple; mostly figuratively to wrangle, that is, hold a controversy; (by implication) to defend.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
against x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
him? for x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
he giveth 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.
account 6030
{6030} Prime
עָנָה
`anah
{aw-naw'}
A primitive root; properly to eye or (generally) to heed, that is, pay attention; by implication to respond; by extension to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
of any x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
of his matters. 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 33:13

_ _ (Isaiah 45:9).

_ _ his matters — ways. Our part is, not to “strive” with God, but to submit. To believe it is right because He does it, not because we see all the reasons for His doing it.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 33:8-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 33:13

He — Useth not to give an account to his creatures of the grounds and reasons of his judgments or dispensations as being the supreme governor of all persons and things, in whose will it becometh all men to acquiesce.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 33:13

Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not (e) account of any of his matters.

(e) The cause of his judgments is not always declared to man.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
strive:

Job 9:14 How much less shall I answer him, [and] choose out my words [to reason] with him?
Job 15:25-26 For he stretcheth out his hand against God, and strengtheneth himself against the Almighty. ... He runneth upon him, [even] on [his] neck, upon the thick bosses of his bucklers:
Isaiah 45:9 Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! [Let] the potsherd [strive] with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? or thy work, He hath no hands?
Jeremiah 50:24 I have laid a snare for thee, and thou art also taken, O Babylon, and thou wast not aware: thou art found, and also caught, because thou hast striven against the LORD.
Ezekiel 22:14 Can thine heart endure, or can thine hands be strong, in the days that I shall deal with thee? I the LORD have spoken [it], and will do [it].
Acts 5:39 But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Acts 9:4-5 And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? ... And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: [it is] hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
1 Corinthians 10:22 Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

giveth not account:
Heb. answereth not,
Job 40:2 Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct [him]? he that reproveth God, let him answer it.
Deuteronomy 29:29 The secret [things belong] unto the LORD our God: but those [things which are] revealed [belong] unto us and to our children for ever, that [we] may do all the words of this law.
Psalms 62:11 God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power [belongeth] unto God.
Isaiah 46:10 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times [the things] that are not [yet] done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:
Daniel 4:35 And all the inhabitants of the earth [are] reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and [among] the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?
Matthew 20:15 Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?
Acts 1:7 And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power.
Romans 11:34 For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor?
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Dt 29:29. Jb 9:14; 15:25; 40:2. Ps 62:11. Is 45:9; 46:10. Jr 50:24. Ezk 22:14. Dn 4:35. Mt 20:15. Ac 1:7; 5:39; 9:4. Ro 11:34. 1Co 10:22.

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