Behold, God Is Mighty, and Despises Not Any: He Is Mighty in Strength and Wisdom

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Job 36:5: "Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth not any: he is mighty in strength and wisdom."

Here are some King James Version (KJV) Bible verses that convey similar themes of God’s unparalleled power, wisdom, and just nature:

  1. Jeremiah 32:17: “Ah Lord GOD! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee.”
  2. Job 12:13: “With him is wisdom and strength, he hath counsel and understanding.”
  3. Acts 10:34: “Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons.”
  4. Psalm 62:11: “God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God.”
  5. Isaiah 40:25:To whom then will ye liken me, or shall I be equal? saith the Holy One.”
  6. 1 Chronicles 29:11-12: “Thine, O Lord is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all. Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest over all; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.”
  7. Psalm 147:4-5: “He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names. Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.”
  8. Isaiah 46:9-10: “Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me, Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:”
These verses highlight God's unmatched wisdom, strength, and just nature. They emphasize that God's understanding and power are beyond human comprehension, and His judgments are impartial. The overarching theme is the recognition of God's supremacy in all aspects, from His might to His wisdom and fairness.

Personalizing The Above As Christian Affirmations

I am in awe of Your creation, Lord.

Jeremiah 32:17

  • I am in awe of Your creation, Lord.
  • I believe nothing is too hard for You, God.
  • I will trust in Your mighty power always.

Job 12:13

  • I am secure in Your wisdom and strength, Lord.
  • I will seek Your counsel and understanding in all things.

Acts 10:34

  • I am grateful that You, God, show no favoritism.
  • I will live knowing that Your love is for all.

Psalm 62:11

  • I am reassured by Your power, O God.
  • I will listen for Your voice in the silence and the noise.

Isaiah 40:25

  • I am humbled by Your uniqueness, Holy One.
  • I will not compare You to any other, for You are incomparable.

1 Chronicles 29:11-12

  • I am thankful for Your greatness and power, Lord.
  • I will acknowledge that all blessings come from You.

Psalm 147:4-5

  • I am comforted that You know every star, Lord.
  • I will rest in Your infinite understanding and power.
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Isaiah 46:9-10

  • I am reminded of Your sovereignty, God.
  • I will trust in Your plan, knowing that Your counsel will stand.

God Has Made the Heaven and the Earth by His Great Power and Stretched Out Arm

Jeremiah 32:17: “Ah Lord GOD! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee.”

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Jeremiah 32:17: “Ah Lord GOD! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee.”

“Ah Lord GOD!”: This exclamation marks a prayerful address, showing deep respect and awe for God.

“thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power”: This part recognizes God as the creator of all things. The ‘heaven and earth’ represent the entire universe.

“and stretched out arm”: This phrase signifies God’s mighty and active involvement in creation. It’s a metaphor for His strength and ability to do all things.

“and there is nothing too hard for thee”: It’s a statement of faith in God’s omnipotence. The speaker believes that there is no task or challenge beyond God’s capability.


With God Is Wisdom and Strength, He Hath Counsel and Understanding

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

“With him is wisdom”: This line signifies that all true wisdom originates from God. Wisdom, in this context, isn’t just knowledge but also the right application of knowledge, which is key to understanding God’s creation and His dealings with humanity.

“and strength”: Strength here means more than physical might; it encompasses the power to create, sustain, and govern the universe. It’s a reminder of God’s omnipotence and His ability to carry out His will without hindrance.

“he hath counsel”: The term counsel refers to God’s purpose and plan. Unlike human counsel, which can be flawed, His counsel is perfect, unerring, and marks the deep strategic planning of the Creator.

“and understanding”: Understanding is the ability to see and comprehend the true nature of things. God’s understanding is infinite, allowing Him to perceive all things in their true light. This suggests that nothing is mysterious or confusing to Him; all things are within His wisdom.


Of a Truth I Perceive That God Is No Respecter of Persons

Acts 10:34: “Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons.”
Acts 10:34: “Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons.”

“Opened his mouth”: This phrase signifies that Peter is about to say something important. It’s a way to catch the listener’s attention, showing that a significant message is about to be delivered.

“Of a truth I perceive”: Peter expresses certainty about his realization. He’s sharing a revelation he has confidently come to understand.

“God is no respecter of persons”: This is the core message. It means that God does not show favoritism or partiality. Unlike humans, who often judge by outward appearance or status, God treats all people with equal love and fairness.

Peter's statement is a profound declaration that in God's view, all people are equal regardless of their background, social status, or ethnicity. This understanding was pivotal to the spread of Christianity beyond the Jewish people, emphasizing inclusion and equality in the early Christian church.

Power Belongeth Unto God

Psalm 62:11: “God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God.”

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Psalm 62:11: “God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God.”
  • “God hath spoken once;”: This phrase tells us that God’s word is definitive. When God speaks, it is a singular event with lasting significance.
  • “twice have I heard this;”: The repetition implies that the message is crucial and worth paying attention to. It’s a way of emphasizing the importance of what has been said.
  • “that power belongeth unto God.”: This is the core message: all power resides with God. It’s a statement about the sovereignty and ultimate authority of God over all things.
This verse is often interpreted to mean that God’s declarations are so certain and His authority so absolute that hearing them once is like hearing them twice—there's no need for repetition or confirmation. The takeaway is that God is omnipotent and that His power is unmatched and definitive.

To Whom Then Will Ye Liken Me, or Shall I Be Equal? Saith the Holy One

Isaiah 40:25: “To whom then will ye liken me, or shall I be equal? saith the Holy One.”
Isaiah 40:25: “To whom then will ye liken me, or shall I be equal? saith the Holy One.”

“To whom then will ye liken me”: Isaiah is conveying a message from God, challenging the people to consider the uniqueness of God. It’s a rhetorical question that suggests no one and nothing is comparable to God.

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“or shall I be equal?”: This question reinforces the first by denying the possibility of equality between God and any other entity. It highlights God’s supremacy and incomparability.

“saith the Holy One”: This title, “Holy One,” is significant because it sets God apart as sacred and divinely unique. It’s not just that there’s no one like God, but that He is holy and pure beyond comparison.


Thine, O Lord Is the Greatness, and the Power, and the Glory, and the Victory, and the Majesty

1 Chronicles 29:11-12: “Thine, O Lord is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all. Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest over all; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.”
1 Chronicles 29:11-12: “Thine, O Lord is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all. Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest over all; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.”

“Thine, O Lord is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty”: This opening segment declares that all qualities of supremacy and majesty belong to the Lord. The terms greatness, power, glory, victory, and majesty are a comprehensive acknowledgment of God’s superiority in every aspect.

“for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine”: Here, it’s stated that everything in creation belongs to God, emphasizing His ownership and dominion over all that exists, both in the heavens and on earth.

“thine is the kingdom, O Lord”: This phrase affirms that God is the ultimate ruler over all kingdoms, earthly and divine.

“and thou art exalted as head above all”: It further emphasizes God’s supreme position as the highest authority.

“Both riches and honour come of thee”: Riches and honor are acknowledged as blessings from God, indicating that all prosperity and recognition are granted by His will.

“and thou reignest over all”: This reinforces the concept of God’s kingship and control over the entire universe.

“and in thine hand is power and might”: It’s stated that God holds all power and might, highlighting His ability to do as He pleases.

“and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all”: Finally, this passage speaks to God’s benevolence, stating that it is within His power to elevate and strengthen anyone He chooses.

This passage from 1 Chronicles is a hymn of praise that acknowledges God's omnipotence, generosity, and the fact that all things come from Him.

God Knows the Number of the Stars; He Calleth Them All by Their Names

Psalm 147:4-5: “He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names. Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.”
Psalm 147:4-5: “He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names. Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.”
  • “He telleth the number of the stars”: This part shows that God is aware of the entire universe down to the very last detail. It suggests that God has complete knowledge of the countless stars.
  • “he calleth them all by their names”: God not only knows the number of stars but is also intimate with His creation, giving each star a name. This demonstrates a personal connection with all aspects of the universe.
  • “Great is our Lord”: This phrase is a declaration of God’s majesty and greatness.
  • “and of great power”: God’s might is beyond comparison, able to create and manage the vast cosmos.
  • “his understanding is infinite”: Unlike human understanding, God’s wisdom has no bounds or limits. He comprehends all things fully and perfectly.
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I Am God, and There Is None Like Me, Declaring the End from the Beginning, and from Ancient Times the Things That Are Not Yet Done

Isaiah 46:9-10: “Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me, Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:”
Isaiah 46:9-10: “Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me, Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:”
  • “Remember the former things of old”: This is a call to recall past events and how they unfolded according to God’s plan. It’s about acknowledging God’s control over history.
  • “for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me”: This emphasizes God’s unique and sole deity. There is no other entity that can be called God, and there is no comparison to Him.
  • “Declaring the end from the beginning”: God knows and declares what will happen in the future from the very start. This means He is all-knowing or omniscient.
  • “and from ancient times the things that are not yet done”: God is not bound by time. He knew of events before they even happened, illustrating His timeless knowledge.
  • “saying, My counsel shall stand”: What God plans will happen. No one can change His plans, showing His sovereignty.
  • “and I will do all my pleasure”: God will achieve His goals and fulfill His desires, highlighting His omnipotence.

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