Job 22:16
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New International Version
They were carried off before their time, their foundations washed away by a flood.

New Living Translation
They were snatched away in the prime of life, the foundations of their lives washed away.

English Standard Version
They were snatched away before their time; their foundation was washed away.

New American Standard Bible
Who were snatched away before their time, Whose foundations were washed away by a river?

King James Bible
Which were cut down out of time, whose foundation was overflown with a flood:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They were snatched away before their time, and their foundations were washed away by a river.

International Standard Version
who were snatched away before their time; when their foundation was swept away by a river?

NET Bible
men who were carried off before their time, when the flood was poured out on their foundations?

New Heart English Bible
who were snatched away before their time, whose foundation was poured out as a stream,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They are snatched up before their time. A river washes their foundation away.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Who were snatched away before their time, Whose foundation was poured out as a stream;

New American Standard 1977
Who were snatched away before their time,
            Whose foundations were washed away by a river?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Who were cut down out of time, whose foundation was overflown with a flood.

King James 2000 Bible
Who were cut down before their time, whose foundation was swept away with a flood:

American King James Version
Which were cut down out of time, whose foundation was overflowed with a flood:

American Standard Version
Who were snatched away before their time, Whose foundation was poured out as a stream,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who were taken away before their time, and a flood hath overthrown their foundation.

Darby Bible Translation
Who were carried off before the time, whose foundation was overflowed with a flood;

English Revised Version
Who were snatched away before their time, whose foundation was poured out as a stream:

Webster's Bible Translation
Who were cut down out of time, whose foundation was overflowed with a flood!

World English Bible
who were snatched away before their time, whose foundation was poured out as a stream,

Young's Literal Translation
Who have been cut down unexpectedly, A flood is poured out on their foundation.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
22:15-20 Eliphaz would have Job mark the old way that wicked men have trodden, and see what the end of their way was. It is good for us to mark it, that we may not walk therein. But if others are consumed, and we are not, instead of blaming them, and lifting up ourselves, as Eliphaz does here, we ought to be thankful to God, and take it for a warning.
Study Bible
Eliphaz Accuses and Exhorts Job
15"Will you keep to the ancient path Which wicked men have trod, 16Who were snatched away before their time, Whose foundations were washed away by a river? 17"They said to God, 'Depart from us!' And 'What can the Almighty do to them?'…
Cross References
Matthew 7:26
But everyone who hears these words of Mine and does not act on them is like a foolish man who built his house on sand.

Matthew 7:27
The rain fell, the torrents raged, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell--and great was its collapse!"

Job 4:19
'How much more those who dwell in houses of clay, Whose foundation is in the dust, Who are crushed before the moth!

Job 14:19
Water wears away stones, Its torrents wash away the dust of the earth; So You destroy man's hope.

Job 15:32
"It will be accomplished before his time, And his palm branch will not be green.

Job 21:13
"They spend their days in prosperity, And suddenly they go down to Sheol.

Job 21:18
"Are they as straw before the wind, And like chaff which the storm carries away?

Job 24:18
"They are insignificant on the surface of the water; Their portion is cursed on the earth. They do not turn toward the vineyards.

Psalm 90:5
You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep; In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.

Proverbs 10:27
The fear of the LORD prolongs life, But the years of the wicked will be shortened.
Treasury of Scripture

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Job 15:32 It shall be accomplished before his time, and his branch shall not be green.

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Ecclesiastes 7:17 Be not over much wicked, neither be you foolish: why should you die …

whose foundation was overflown with a flood. Heb. a flood was poured upon their foundation

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2 Peter 2:5 And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a …

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