Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Ecclesiastes 7:13 in English Standard Version "Consider the work of God: who can make straight what he has made crooked?" Job 12:14 If he tears down, none can rebuild; if he shuts a man in, none can open. Ec 1:15 What is crooked cannot be made straight, and what is lacking cannot be counted. Ec 3:11 He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end. Isa 14:27 For the Lord of hosts has purposed, and who will annul it? His hand is stretched out, and who will turn it back?