Job 32:8
Good News Translation
But it is the spirit of Almighty God that comes to us and gives us wisdom.

Contemporary English Version
now I truly realize wisdom comes from God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But, as I see, there is a spirit in men, and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth understanding.

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But, as I see, there is a spirit in men, and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth understanding.

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Job 4:12-21 Now there was a word spoken to me in private, and my ears by stealth, as it were, received the veins of its whisper. . . .

Job 33:16 Then he openeth the ears of men, and teaching instructeth them in what they are to learn.

Job 35:11 Who teacheth us more than the beasts of the earth, and instructeth us more than the fowls of the air.

Job 38:36 Who hath put wisdom in the heart of man? or who gave the cock understanding?

Genesis 41:39 He said therefore to Joseph: Seeing God hath shewn thee all that thou hast said, can I find one wiser and one like unto thee?

1 Kings 3:12,28 Behold I have done for thee according to thy words, and have given thee a wise and understanding heart, in so much that there hath been no one like thee before thee, nor shall arise after thee. . . .

1 Kings 4:29 And God gave to Solomon wisdom, and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, as the sand that is on the sea shore.

Proverbs 2:6 He wilt keep the salvation of the righteous, and protect them that walk in simplicity,

Ecclesiastes 2:26 God hath given to a man that is good in his sight, wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he hath given vexation, and superfluous care, to heap up and to gather together, and to give it to him that hath pleased God: but this also is vanity, and a fruitless solicitude of the mind.

Daniel 1:17 And to these children God gave knowledge, and understanding in every book, and wisdom: but to Daniel the understanding also of all visions and dreams.

Daniel 2:21 And he changeth times and ages: taketh away kingdoms, and establisheth them: giveth wisdom to the wise, and knowledge to them that have understanding:

1 Corinthians 2:10-12 But to us God hath revealed them by his Spirit. For the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God. . . .

1 Corinthians 12:8 To one indeed, by the Spirit, is given the word of wisdom: and to another, the word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit:

2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture, inspired of God, is profitable to teach, to reprove, to correct, to instruct in justice:

James 1:5 But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him.

Context
Elihu Rebukes Job's Three Friends
7For I hoped that greater age would speak, and that a multitude of years would teach wisdom. 8But, as I see, there is a spirit in men, and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth understanding.9They that are aged are not the wise men, neither do the ancients understand judgment.…
Cross References
Genesis 41:38
And he said to them: Can we find such another man, that is full of the spirit of God?

Job 12:13
With him is wisdom and strength, he hath counsel and understanding.

Job 27:3
As long as breath remaineth in me, and the spirit of God in my nostrils,

Job 33:4
The spirit of God made me, and the breath of the Almighty gave me life.

Job 38:36
Who hath put wisdom in the heart of man? or who gave the cock understanding?

Proverbs 2:6
He wilt keep the salvation of the righteous, and protect them that walk in simplicity,

Ecclesiastes 2:26
God hath given to a man that is good in his sight, wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he hath given vexation, and superfluous care, to heap up and to gather together, and to give it to him that hath pleased God: but this also is vanity, and a fruitless solicitude of the mind.

Daniel 1:17
And to these children God gave knowledge, and understanding in every book, and wisdom: but to Daniel the understanding also of all visions and dreams.

Additional Translations
But there is a spirit in a man, the breath of the Almighty, that gives him understanding.But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty gives them understanding.

But there is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

but there is a spirit in mortals; and the inspiration of the Almighty is that which teaches.

But there is a spirit which is in man; and the breath of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

But there is a spirit in man, and the breath of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

But there is a spirit in man, and the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.

Surely a spirit is in man, And the breath of the Mighty One Doth cause them to understand.
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