Job 26:6
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New International Version
The realm of the dead is naked before God; Destruction lies uncovered.

New Living Translation
The underworld is naked in God's presence. The place of destruction is uncovered.

English Standard Version
Sheol is naked before God, and Abaddon has no covering.

New American Standard Bible
"Naked is Sheol before Him, And Abaddon has no covering.

King James Bible
Hell is naked before him, and destruction hath no covering.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Sheol is naked before God, and Abaddon has no covering.

International Standard Version
Sheol is naked before God and Abaddon has no clothes.

NET Bible
The underworld is naked before God; the place of destruction lies uncovered.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Sheol is naked in God's presence, and Abaddon has no clothing.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The nether-world is naked before Him, And Destruction hath no covering.

New American Standard 1977
“Naked is Sheol before Him
            And Abaddon has no covering.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Sheol is naked before him, and hell has no covering.

King James 2000 Bible
Sheol is naked before him, and destruction has no covering.

American King James Version
Hell is naked before him, and destruction has no covering.

American Standard Version
Sheol is naked before God , And Abaddon hath no covering.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hell is naked before him, and there is no covering for destruction.

Darby Bible Translation
Sheol is naked before him, and destruction hath no covering.

English Revised Version
Sheol is naked before him, and Abaddon hath no covering.

Webster's Bible Translation
Hell is naked before him, and destruction hath no covering.

World English Bible
Sheol is naked before God, and Abaddon has no covering.

Young's Literal Translation
Naked is Sheol over-against Him, And there is no covering to destruction.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
26:5-14 Many striking instances are here given of the wisdom and power of God, in the creation and preservation of the world. If we look about us, to the earth and waters here below, we see his almighty power. If we consider hell beneath, though out of our sight, yet we may conceive the discoveries of God's power there. If we look up to heaven above, we see displays of God's almighty power. By his Spirit, the eternal Spirit that moved upon the face of the waters, the breath of his mouth, Ps 33:6, he has not only made the heavens, but beautified them. By redemption, all the other wonderful works of the Lord are eclipsed; and we may draw near, and taste his grace, learn to love him, and walk with delight in his ways. The ground of the controversy between Job and the other disputants was, that they unjustly thought from his afflictions that he must have been guilty of heinous crimes. They appear not to have duly considered the evil and just desert of original sin; nor did they take into account the gracious designs of God in purifying his people. Job also darkened counsel by words without knowledge. But his views were more distinct. He does not appear to have alleged his personal righteousness as the ground of his hope towards God. Yet what he admitted in a general view of his case, he in effect denied, while he complained of his sufferings as unmerited and severe; that very complaint proving the necessity for their being sent, in order to his being further humbled in the sight of God.
Study Bible
Job: who Can Understand God's Majesty
5"The departed spirits tremble Under the waters and their inhabitants. 6"Naked is Sheol before Him, And Abaddon has no covering. 7"He stretches out the north over empty space And hangs the earth on nothing.…
Cross References
Hebrews 4:13
Nothing in all creation is hidden from God's sight; everything is uncovered and exposed before the eyes of Him to whom we must give account.

Revelation 9:11
They were ruled by a king, the angel of the abyss. His name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in Greek it is Apollyon.

Job 3:13
"For now I would have lain down and been quiet; I would have slept then, I would have been at rest,

Job 9:5
"It is God who removes the mountains, they know not how, When He overturns them in His anger;

Job 11:8
"They are high as the heavens, what can you do? Deeper than Sheol, what can you know?

Job 28:22
"Abaddon and Death say, 'With our ears we have heard a report of it.'

Job 31:12
"For it would be fire that consumes to Abaddon, And would uproot all my increase.

Job 38:17
"Have the gates of death been revealed to you, Or have you seen the gates of deep darkness?

Job 41:11
"Who has given to Me that I should repay him? Whatever is under the whole heaven is Mine.

Psalm 139:8
If I ascend to heaven, You are there; If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, You are there.
Treasury of Scripture

Hell is naked before him, and destruction has no covering.

Hell

Job 11:8 It is as high as heaven; what can you do? deeper than hell; what can you know?

Psalm 139:8,11 If I ascend up into heaven, you are there: if I make my bed in hell, …

Proverbs 15:11 Hell and destruction are before the LORD: how much more then the …

Isaiah 14:9 Hell from beneath is moved for you to meet you at your coming: it …

Amos 9:2 Though they dig into hell, there shall my hand take them; though …

Hebrews 4:13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight…

destruction

Job 28:22 Destruction and death say, We have heard the fame thereof with our ears.

Psalm 88:10 Will you show wonders to the dead? shall the dead arise and praise you? Selah.

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