19 God is not human,(A) that he should lie,(B)
    not a human being, that he should change his mind.(C)
Does he speak and then not act?
    Does he promise(D) and not fulfill?

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19 God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?

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12 I will do what you have asked.(A) I will give you a wise(B) and discerning heart, so that there will never have been anyone like you, nor will there ever be.

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12 Behold, I have done according to thy words: lo, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart; so that there was none like thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.

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But it is the spirit[a](A) in a person,
    the breath of the Almighty,(B) that gives them understanding.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Job 32:8 Or Spirit; also in verse 18

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

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36 Who gives the ibis wisdom[a](A)
    or gives the rooster understanding?[b](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Job 38:36 That is, wisdom about the flooding of the Nile
  2. Job 38:36 That is, understanding of when to crow; the meaning of the Hebrew for this verse is uncertain.

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

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For the Lord gives wisdom;(A)
    from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.(B)

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For the Lord giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

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13 Who can fathom the Spirit[a](A) of the Lord,
    or instruct the Lord as his counselor?(B)
14 Whom did the Lord consult to enlighten him,
    and who taught him the right way?
Who was it that taught him knowledge,(C)
    or showed him the path of understanding?(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 40:13 Or mind

13 Who hath directed the Spirit of the Lord, or being his counsellor hath taught him?

14 With whom took he counsel, and who instructed him, and taught him in the path of judgment, and taught him knowledge, and shewed to him the way of understanding?

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17 To these four young men God gave knowledge and understanding(A) of all kinds of literature and learning.(B) And Daniel could understand visions and dreams of all kinds.(C)

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17 As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

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