Job 32:8
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King James Version
But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
Surely a spirit is in man, And the breath of the Mighty One Doth cause them to understand.

Job 32:8 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

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

(f) It is a special gift of God that man has understanding and comes neither from nature nor by age.Job 32:8 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Sinner Arraigned and Convicted.
1. Conviction of guilt necessary.--2. A charge of rebellion against God advanced.--3. Where it is shown--that all men are born under God's law.--4. That no man hath perfectly kept it.--5. An appeal to the reader's conscience on this head, that he hath not.--6. That to have broken it, is an evil inexpressibly great.--7. Illustrated by a more particular view of the aggravations of this guilt, arising--from knowledge.--8. From divine favors received.--9. From convictions of conscience overborne.--10.
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

Its Meaning
Deliverance from the condemning sentence of the Divine Law is the fundamental blessing in Divine salvation: so long as we continue under the curse, we can neither be holy nor happy. But as to the precise nature of that deliverance, as to exactly what it consists of, as to the ground on which it is obtained, and as to the means whereby it is secured, much confusion now obtains. Most of the errors which have been prevalent on this subject arose from the lack of a clear view of the thing itself, and
Arthur W. Pink—The Doctrine of Justification

Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &C.
Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &c. [1273] Seeing the chief end of all religion is to redeem men from the spirit and vain conversation of this world and to lead into inward communion with God, before whom if we fear always we are accounted happy; therefore all the vain customs and habits thereof, both in word and deed, are to be rejected and forsaken by those who come to this fear; such as taking off the hat to a man, the bowings and cringings of the body, and such other salutations of that
Robert Barclay—Theses Theologicae and An Apology for the True Christian Divinity

Cross References
Genesis 41:38
And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is?

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

Job 27:3
All the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils;

Job 33:4
The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life.

Job 38:36
Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? or who hath given understanding to the heart?

Proverbs 2:6
For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

Ecclesiastes 2:26
For God giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.

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