Job 22:8
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New International Version
though you were a powerful man, owning land-- an honored man, living on it.

New Living Translation
You probably think the land belongs to the powerful and only the privileged have a right to it!

English Standard Version
The man with power possessed the land, and the favored man lived in it.

New American Standard Bible
"But the earth belongs to the mighty man, And the honorable man dwells in it.

King James Bible
But as for the mighty man, he had the earth; and the honourable man dwelt in it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
while the land belonged to a powerful man and an influential man lived on it.

International Standard Version
The land belongs to the powerful, and the privileged thrive in it.

NET Bible
Although you were a powerful man, owning land, an honored man living on it,

New Heart English Bible
But as for the mighty man, he had the earth. The honorable man, he lived in it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A strong person owns the land. A privileged person lives in it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And as a mighty man, who hath the earth, And as a man of rank, who dwelleth in it,

New American Standard 1977
“But the earth belongs to the mighty man,
            And the honorable man dwells in it.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But the man of means had the earth; and the honourable man dwelt in it.

King James 2000 Bible
But as for the mighty man, he had the earth; and the honorable man dwelt in it.

American King James Version
But as for the mighty man, he had the earth; and the honorable man dwelled in it.

American Standard Version
But as for the mighty man, he had the earth; And the honorable man, he dwelt in it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In the strength of thy arm thou didst possess the land, and being the most mighty thou holdest it.

Darby Bible Translation
But the powerful man, he had the land; and the man of high rank dwelt in it.

English Revised Version
But as for the mighty man, he had the earth; and the honourable man, he dwelt in it.

Webster's Bible Translation
But as for the mighty man, he had the earth; and the honorable man dwelt in it.

World English Bible
But as for the mighty man, he had the earth. The honorable man, he lived in it.

Young's Literal Translation
As to the man of arm -- he hath the earth, And the accepted of face -- he dwelleth in it.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
22:5-14 Eliphaz brought heavy charges against Job, without reason for his accusations, except that Job was visited as he supposed God always visited every wicked man. He charges him with oppression, and that he did harm with his wealth and power in the time of his prosperity.
Study Bible
Eliphaz Accuses and Exhorts Job
7"To the weary you have given no water to drink, And from the hungry you have withheld bread. 8"But the earth belongs to the mighty man, And the honorable man dwells in it. 9"You have sent widows away empty, And the strength of the orphans has been crushed.…
Cross References
Job 9:24
"The earth is given into the hand of the wicked; He covers the faces of its judges. If it is not He, then who is it?

Job 12:19
"He makes priests walk barefoot And overthrows the secure ones.

Isaiah 3:3
The captain of fifty and the honorable man, The counselor and the expert artisan, And the skillful enchanter.

Isaiah 9:15
The head is the elder and honorable man, And the prophet who teaches falsehood is the tail.
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mighty man. Heb. man of arm. honourable. Heb. eminent, or, accepted for countenance

Job 13:8 Will you accept his person? will you contend for God?

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