Job 36:20
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New International Version
Do not long for the night, to drag people away from their homes.

New Living Translation
Do not long for the cover of night, for that is when people will be destroyed.

English Standard Version
Do not long for the night, when peoples vanish in their place.

New American Standard Bible
"Do not long for the night, When people vanish in their place.

King James Bible
Desire not the night, when people are cut off in their place.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do not long for the night when nations will disappear from their places.

International Standard Version
Don't long for night, when people vanish in their place.

NET Bible
Do not long for the cover of night to drag people away from their homes.

New Heart English Bible
Do not desire the night, when people are cut off in their place.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Don't look forward to the night, when people disappear from their places.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Desire not the night, When peoples are cut off in their place.

New American Standard 1977
“Do not long for the night,
            When people vanish in their place.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Do not desire the night, when he cuts people off in their place.

King James 2000 Bible
Desire not the night, when people are cut off in their place.

American King James Version
Desire not the night, when people are cut off in their place.

American Standard Version
Desire not the night, When peoples are cut off in their place.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Prolong not the night that people may come up for them.

Darby Bible Translation
Desire not the night, when peoples are cut off from their place.

English Revised Version
Desire not the night, when peoples are cut off in their place.

Webster's Bible Translation
Desire not the night, when people are cut off in their place.

World English Bible
Don't desire the night, when people are cut off in their place.

Young's Literal Translation
Desire not the night, For the going up of peoples in their stead.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
36:15-23 Elihu shows that Job caused the continuance of his own trouble. He cautions him not to persist in frowardness. Even good men need to be kept to their duty by the fear of God's wrath; the wisest and best have enough in them to deserve his stroke. Let not Job continue his unjust quarrel with God and his providence. And let us never dare to think favourably of sin, never indulge it, nor allow ourselves in it. Elihu thinks Job needed this caution, he having chosen rather to gratify his pride and humour by contending with God, than to mortify them by submitting, and accepting the punishment. It is absurd for us to think to teach Him who is himself the Fountain of light, truth, knowledge, and instruction. He teaches by the Bible, and that is the best book; teaches by his Son, and he is the best Master. He is just in all proceedings.
Study Bible
Elihu Shows God's Justice and Power
19"Will your riches keep you from distress, Or all the forces of your strength? 20"Do not long for the night, When people vanish in their place. 21"Be careful, do not turn to evil, For you have preferred this to affliction.…
Cross References
Job 34:20
"In a moment they die, and at midnight People are shaken and pass away, And the mighty are taken away without a hand.

Job 34:25
"Therefore He knows their works, And He overthrows them in the night, And they are crushed.

Job 36:19
"Will your riches keep you from distress, Or all the forces of your strength?
Treasury of Scripture

Desire not the night, when people are cut off in their place.

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Job 17:13,14 If I wait, the grave is my house: I have made my bed in the darkness…

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Exodus 12:29 And it came to pass, that at midnight the LORD smote all the firstborn …

2 Kings 19:35 And it came to pass that night, that the angel of the LORD went out…

Proverbs 14:32 The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous has …

Ecclesiastes 11:3 If the clouds be full of rain, they empty themselves on the earth: …

Daniel 5:30 In that night was Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans slain.

Luke 12:20 But God said to him, You fool, this night your soul shall be required …

Acts 1:25 That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which …

1 Thessalonians 5:2,3 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as …

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