Job 22:24
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American Standard Version
And lay thou thy treasure in the dust, And the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brooks;

King James Bible
Then shalt thou lay up gold as dust, and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks.

Darby Bible Translation
And put the precious ore with the dust, and the gold of Ophir among the stones of the torrents,

World English Bible
Lay your treasure in the dust, the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brooks.

Young's Literal Translation
So as to set on the dust a defence, And on a rock of the valleys a covering.

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What Life May be Made
'For then shalt thou have thy delight in the Almighty, and shalt lift up thy face unto God. 27. Thou shalt make thy prayer unto Him, and He shall hear thee, and thou shalt pay thy vows. 28. Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways. 29. When men are cast down, then thou shalt say, ... lifting up; and He shall save the humble person.'--JOB xxii. 26-29. These words are a fragment of one of the speeches of Job's friends, in which
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Whether Everything is Subject to the Providence of God?
Objection 1: It seems that everything is not subject to divine providence. For nothing foreseen can happen by chance. If then everything was foreseen by God, nothing would happen by chance. And thus hazard and luck would disappear; which is against common opinion. Objection 2: Further, a wise provider excludes any defect or evil, as far as he can, from those over whom he has a care. But we see many evils existing. Either, then, God cannot hinder these, and thus is not omnipotent; or else He does
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
1 Kings 10:11
And the navy also of Hiram, that brought gold from Ophir, brought in from Ophir great plenty of almug-trees and precious stones.

Job 22:25
And the Almighty will be thy treasure, And precious silver unto thee.

Job 31:24
If I have made gold my hope, And have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;

Job 31:25
If I have rejoiced because my wealth was great, And because my hand had gotten much;

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