Romans 11:34
New International Version
“Who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been his counselor?”

New Living Translation
For who can know the LORD’s thoughts? Who knows enough to give him advice?

English Standard Version
“For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been his counselor?”

Berean Study Bible
“Who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been His counselor?”

Berean Literal Bible
"For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been His counselor?"

King James Bible
For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counseller?

New King James Version
“For who has known the mind of the LORD? Or who has become His counselor?”

New American Standard Bible
For WHO HAS KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD, OR WHO BECAME HIS COUNSELOR?

NASB 1995
For WHO HAS KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD, OR WHO BECAME HIS COUNSELOR?

NASB 1977
For WHO HAS KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD, OR WHO BECAME HIS COUNSELOR?

Amplified Bible
For WHO HAS KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD, OR WHO HAS BEEN HIS COUNSELOR?

Christian Standard Bible
For who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been his counselor?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been His counselor?

American Standard Version
For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For who has known the mind of THE LORD JEHOVAH, or who has been a counselor to him?

Contemporary English Version
"Has anyone known the thoughts of the Lord or given him advice?

Douay-Rheims Bible
For who hath known the mind of the Lord? Or who hath been his counsellor?

English Revised Version
For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor?

Good News Translation
As the scripture says, "Who knows the mind of the Lord? Who is able to give him advice?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Who knows how the Lord thinks? Who can become his adviser?"

International Standard Version
Who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has become his adviser?

Literal Standard Version
For who knew the mind of the LORD? Or who became His counselor?

NET Bible
For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been his counselor?

New Heart English Bible
For "Who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been his counselor?"

Weymouth New Testament
"Who has ever known the mind of the Lord, or shared His counsels?"

World English Bible
"For who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been his counselor?"

Young's Literal Translation
for who did know the mind of the Lord? or who did become His counsellor?

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Hymn of Praise
33O, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments, and untraceable His ways! 34 “Who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been His counselor?” 35“Who has first given to God, that God should repay him?”…

Cross References
Job 15:8
Do you listen in on the council of God or limit wisdom to yourself?

Job 21:22
Can anyone teach knowledge to God, since He judges those on high?

Isaiah 40:13
Who has directed the Spirit of the LORD, or informed Him as His counselor?

1 Corinthians 2:16
"For who has known the mind of the Lord, so as to instruct Him?" But we have the mind of Christ.


Treasury of Scripture

For who has known the mind of the Lord? or who has been his counselor?

Job 15:8
Hast thou heard the secret of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

Job 36:22
Behold, God exalteth by his power: who teacheth like him?

Isaiah 40:13
Who hath directed the Spirit of the LORD, or being his counseller hath taught him?









(34) For who hath known the mind of the Lord?--The two clauses in this verse are illustrative of the wisdom and knowledge of God, just as the next verse is illustrative of His "riches."



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
“Who
Τίς (Tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

has known
ἔγνω (egnō)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1097: A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' in a great variety of applications and with many implications.

[the] mind
νοῦν (noun)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3563: Probably from the base of ginosko; the intellect, i.e. Mind; by implication, meaning.

of [the] Lord?
Κυρίου (Kyriou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

Or
(ē)
Conjunction
Strong's 2228: Or, than. A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.

who
τίς (tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

has been
ἐγένετο (egeneto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

counselor?”
σύμβουλος (symboulos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 4825: An adviser, counselor. From sun and boule; a consultor, i.e. Adviser.


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