Job 15:8
Good News Translation
Did you overhear the plans God made? Does human wisdom belong to you alone?

Contemporary English Version
Have you ever been present when God's council meets? Do you alone have wisdom?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hast thou heard God's counsel, and shall his wisdom be inferior to thee?

New American Bible
Do you listen in on God’s council and restrict wisdom to yourself?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Hast thou heard God's counsel, and shall his wisdom be inferior to thee?

the secret

Job 11:6 That he might shew thee the secrets of wisdom, and that his law is manifold, and thou mightest understand that he exacteth much less of thee, than thy iniquity deserveth.

Deuteronomy 29:29 Secret things to the Lord our God: things that are manifest, to us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.

Psalm 25:14 The Lord is a firmament to them that fear him: and his covenant shall be made manifest to them.

Proverbs 3:32 Want is from the Lord in the house of the wicked: but the habitations of the just shall be blessed.

Jeremiah 23:18 For who hath stood in the counsel of the Lord, and hath seen and heard his word? Who hath considered his word and heard it?

Amos 3:7 For the Lord God doth nothing without revealing his secret to his servants the prophets.

Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said: I confess to thee, O Father, Lord of Heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to little ones.

Matthew 13:11,35 Who answered and said to them: Because to you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven: but to them it is not given. . . .

John 15:15 I will not now call you servants: for the servant knoweth not what his lord doth. But I have called you friends. because all things, whatsoever I have heard of my Father, I have made known to you.

Romans 11:34 For who hath known the mind of the Lord? Or who hath been his counsellor?

Romans 16:25,26 Now to him that is able to establish you, according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which was kept secret from eternity; . . .

1 Corinthians 2:9-11,16 But, as it is written: That eye hath not seen, nor ear heard: neither hath it entered into the heart of man, what things God hath prepared for them that love him. . . .

thou restrain

Job 12:2 Are you then men alone, and shall wisdom die with you?

Job 13:5,6 And I wish you would hold your peace, that you might be thought to be wise men. . . .

Context
Eliphaz: Job Does Not Fear God
7Art thou the first man that was born, or wast thou made before the hills? 8Hast thou heard God's counsel, and shall his wisdom be inferior to thee?9What knowest thou that we are ignorant of? what dost thou understand that we know not?…
Cross References
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!

Romans 11:34
For who hath known the mind of the Lord? Or who hath been his counsellor?

1 Corinthians 2:11
For what man knoweth the things of a man, but the spirit of a man that is in him? So the things also that are of God, no man knoweth, but the Spirit of God.

Job 29:4
As I was in the days of my youth, when God was secretly in my tabernacle?

Jeremiah 23:18
For who hath stood in the counsel of the Lord, and hath seen and heard his word? Who hath considered his word and heard it?

Additional Translations
Do you listen in on God's council or limit wisdom to yourself?Have you heard the secret of God? and do you restrain wisdom to yourself?

Hast thou heard the secret counsel of God? And dost thou limit wisdom to thyself?

Or hast thou heard the ordinance of the Lord? or has God used thee as his counsellor? and has wisdom come only to thee?

Hast thou listened in the secret council of +God? And hast thou absorbed wisdom for thyself?

Hast thou heard the secret counsel of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

Hast thou heard the secret of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

Have you heard the secret counsel of God? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?

Of the secret counsel of God dost thou hear? And withdrawest thou unto thee wisdom?
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