Ecclesiastes 11:5
Good News Translation
God made everything, and you can no more understand what he does than you understand how new life begins in the womb of a pregnant woman.

Contemporary English Version
No one can explain how a baby breathes before it is born. So how can anyone explain what God does? After all, God created everything.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones are joined together in the womb of her that is with child: so thou knowest not the works of God, who is the maker of all.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones are joined together in the womb of her that is with child: so thou knowest not the works of God, who is the maker of all.

thou knowest not what

John 3:8 The Spirit breatheth where he will and thou hearest his voice: but thou knowest not whence he cometh and whither he goeth. So is every one that is born of the Spirit.

nor

Psalm 139:14,15 I will praise thee, for thou art fearfully magnified: wonderful are thy works, and my soul knoweth right well. . . .

even

Ecclesiastes 7:24 Much more than it was: it is a great depth, who shall find it out?

Ecclesiastes 8:17 And I understood that man can find no reason of all those works of God that are done under the sun: and the more he shall labour to seek, so much the less shall he find: yea, though the wise man shall say, that he knoweth it, he shall not be able to find it.

Job 5:9 Who doth great things, and unsearchable and wonderful things without number:

Job 26:5-14 Behold the giants groan under the waters, and they that dwell with them. . . .

Job 36:24-33 Remember that thou knowest not his work, concerning which men have sung. . . .

Job 37:23 We cannot find him worthily: he is great in strength, and in judgment, and in justice, and he is ineffable.

Job 38:4 Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? tell me if thou hast understanding.

Job 39:1-41:34 Knowest thou the time when the wild goats bring forth among the rocks, or hast thou observed the hinds when they fawn? . . .

Psalm 40:5 Thou hast multiplied thy wonderful works, O Lord my God: and in thy thoughts there is no one like to thee. I have declared and I have spoken they are multiplied above number.

Psalm 92:5 O Lord, how great are thy works! thy thoughts are exceeding deep.

Psalm 104:24 How great are thy works, O Lord ? thou hast made all things in wisdom: the earth is filled with thy riches.

Isaiah 40:28 Knowest thou not, or hast thou not heard? the Lord is the everlasting God, who hath created the ends of the earth: he shall not faint, nor labour, neither is there any searching out of his wisdom.

Romans 11:33 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!

Context
Cast Your Bread upon the Waters
4He that observeth the wind, shall not sow: and he that considereth the clouds, shall never reap. 5As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones are joined together in the womb of her that is with child: so thou knowest not the works of God, who is the maker of all.6In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening let not thy hand cease: for thou knowest not which may rather spring up, this or that: and if both together, it shall be the better.…
Cross References
John 3:8
The Spirit breatheth where he will and thou hearest his voice: but thou knowest not whence he cometh and whither he goeth. So is every one that is born of the Spirit.

Psalm 139:13
For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast protected me from my mother's womb.

Psalm 139:15
My bone is not hidden from thee, which thou hast made in secret: and my substance in the lower parts of the earth.

Psalm 139:16
Thy eyes did see my imperfect being, and in thy book all shall be written: days shall be formed, and no one in them.

Ecclesiastes 1:6
Maketh his round by the south, and turneth again to the north: the spirit goeth forward surveying all places round about, and returneth to his circuits.

Ecclesiastes 1:13
And I proposed in my mind to seek and search out wisely concerning all things that are done under the sun. This painful occupation hath God given to the children of men, to be exercised therein.

Ecclesiastes 3:10
I have seen the trouble, which God hath given the sons of men to be exercised in it.

Ecclesiastes 3:11
He hath made all things good in their time, and hath delivered the world to their consideration, so that man cannot find out the work which God hath made from the beginning to the end.

Ecclesiastes 8:17
And I understood that man can find no reason of all those works of God that are done under the sun: and the more he shall labour to seek, so much the less shall he find: yea, though the wise man shall say, that he knoweth it, he shall not be able to find it.

Ecclesiastes 11:4
He that observeth the wind, shall not sow: and he that considereth the clouds, shall never reap.

Additional Translations
As you do not know the path of the wind, or how the bones are formed in a mother’s womb, so you cannot understand the work of God, the Maker of all things.As you know not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so you know not the works of God who makes all.

As thou knowest not what is the way of the wind, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child; even so thou knowest not the work of God who doeth all.

Among whom none knows what is the way of the wind: as the bones are hid in the womb of a pregnant woman, so thou shalt not know the works of God, even all things whatsoever he shall do.

As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, how the bones [grow] in the womb of her that is with child, even so thou knowest not the work of God who maketh all.

As thou knowest not what is the way of the wind, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child; even so thou knowest not the work of God who doeth all.

As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor the structure of the parts of conception in her that is with child: even so thou knowest not the works of God who maketh all.

As you don't know what is the way of the wind, nor how the bones grow in the womb of her who is with child; even so you don't know the work of God who does all.

As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, How -- bones in the womb of the full one, So thou knowest not the work of God who maketh the whole.
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