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Job 37:24 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Men do therefore fear him: He regardeth not any that are wise of heart.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Men do therefore fear him: he respecteth not any [that are] wise of heart.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Therefore men fear Him; He does not regard any who are wise of heart.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Men therefore fear him: he respecteth not any [that are] wise of heart.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Men do therefore fear him: he respecteth not any that are wise of heart.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Therefore, do men revere him, He will not regard any who are wise in heart.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Therefore do men fear Him, He seeth not any of the wise of heart.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Therefore men shall fear him, and all that seem to themselves to be wise, shall not dare to behold him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Men doe therefore feare him: he respecteth not any that [are] wise of heart.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Wherefore men shall fear him; and the wise also in heart shall fear him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Men do therefore fear him: he respecteth not any [that are] wise of heart.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Men y582
[0582] Standard
From H0605; properly a mortal (and thus differeing from the more dignified H0120); hence a man in general (singly or collectively). It is often unexpressed in the English Version, especially when used in apposition with another word.
(0376) Complement
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
do therefore x3651
(3651) Complement
From H3559; properly set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjugation) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles).
fear 3372
{3372} Prime
A primitive root; to fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
him: he respecteth 7200
{7200} Prime
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
any x3605
(3605) Complement
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
[that are] wise 2450
{2450} Prime
From H2449; wise, (that is, intelligent, skilful or artful).
of heart. 3820
{3820} Prime
A form of H3824; the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 37:24

_ _ do — rather, “ought.

_ _ wise — in their own conceits.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 37:21-24.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 37:24

Fear — Fear or reverence him, and humbly submit to him, and not presume to quarrel or dispute with him. Wise of heart — Wise in their own eyes.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 130:4 But [there is] forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared.
Jeremiah 32:39 And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:
Jeremiah 33:9 And it shall be to me a name of joy, a praise and an honour before all the nations of the earth, which shall hear all the good that I do unto them: and they shall fear and tremble for all the goodness and for all the prosperity that I procure unto it.
Hosea 3:5 Afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the LORD their God, and David their king; and shall fear the LORD and his goodness in the latter days.
Matthew 10:28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Luke 12:4-5 And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do. ... But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.
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 11:20-22 Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear: ... Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in [his] goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.


Job 5:13 He taketh the wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel of the froward is carried headlong.
Ecclesiastes 9:11 I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race [is] not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Isaiah 5:21 Woe unto [them that are] wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
Matthew 11:25-26 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. ... Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight.
Luke 10:21 In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.
1 Corinthians 1:26 For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, [are called]:
1 Corinthians 3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.
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Jb 5:13. Ps 130:4. Ec 9:11. Is 5:21. Jr 32:39; 33:9. Ho 3:5. Mt 10:28; 11:25. Lk 10:21; 12:4. Ro 2:4; 11:20. 1Co 1:26; 3:19.

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