New International Version
His wisdom is profound, his power is vast. Who has resisted him and come out unscathed?
King James Bible
He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered?
Darby Bible Translation
He is wise in heart and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and had peace?
World English Bible
God who is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who has hardened himself against him, and prospered?
Young's Literal Translation
Wise in heart and strong in power -- Who hath hardened toward Him and is at peace?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength - By his infinite knowledge he searches out and sees all things, and by his almighty power he can punish all delinquencies. He that rebels against him must be destroyed.
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What is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.--JAS. 4:14. My days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good. They are passed away as the swift ships: as the eagle that hasteth to the prey.--Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep . . . in the morning they are like grass which groweth up. In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up: in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.--Man that is born of a woman …
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2 Chronicles 13:12
God is with us; he is our leader. His priests with their trumpets will sound the battle cry against you. People of Israel, do not fight against the LORD, the God of your ancestors, for you will not succeed."
If it is a matter of strength, he is mighty! And if it is a matter of justice, who can challenge him?
and disclose to you the secrets of wisdom, for true wisdom has two sides. Know this: God has even forgotten some of your sin.
"To God belong wisdom and power; counsel and understanding are his.
Would he vigorously oppose me? No, he would not press charges against me.
But God drags away the mighty by his power; though they become established, they have no assurance of life.
"Dominion and awe belong to God; he establishes order in the heights of heaven.
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