Job 14:16
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New International Version
Surely then you will count my steps but not keep track of my sin.

King James Bible
For now thou numberest my steps: dost thou not watch over my sin?

Darby Bible Translation
For now thou numberest my steps: dost thou not watch over my sin?

World English Bible
But now you number my steps. Don't you watch over my sin?

Young's Literal Translation
But now, my steps Thou numberest, Thou dost not watch over my sin.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Job 14:16For now thou numberest my steps - כי עתה ki attah, Although thou, etc. Though thou, by thy conduct towards me, seemest bent on my utter destruction, yet thou delightest in mercy, and I shall be saved.

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thou numberest

Job 10:6,14 That you enquire after my iniquity, and search after my sin...

Job 13:27 You put my feet also in the stocks, and look narrowly to all my paths; you set a print on the heels of my feet.

Job 31:4 Does not he see my ways, and count all my steps?

Job 33:11 He puts my feet in the stocks, he marks all my paths.

Job 34:21 For his eyes are on the ways of man, and he sees all his goings.

Psalm 56:6 They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.

Psalm 139:1-4 O lord, you have searched me, and known me...

Proverbs 5:21 For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he ponders all his goings.

Jeremiah 32:19 Great in counsel, and mighty in work: for your eyes are open on all the ways of the sons of men...

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February 18 Evening
Adam . . . begat a son in his own likeness.--GEN. 5:3. Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean?--Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. Dead in trespasses and sins; . . . by nature the children of wrath, even as others.--I am carnal, sold under sin. That which I do I allow not; for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I. I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing. By one man sin entered into the world, . . . by one man's
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Job's Question, Jesus' Answer
'If a man die, shall he live again?'--JOB xiv. 14. '... I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in Me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: 26. And whosoever liveth and believeth in Me shall never die.'--JOHN xi. 25, 26. Job's question waited long for an answer. Weary centuries rolled away; but at last the doubting, almost despairing, cry put into the mouth of the man of sorrows of the Old Testament is answered by the Man of Sorrows of the New. The answer in words is this second
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Whether There is to be a Resurrection of the Body?
Objection 1: It would seem that there is not to be a resurrection of the body: for it is written (Job 14:12): "Man, when he is fallen asleep, shall not rise again till the heavens be broken." But the heavens shall never be broken, since the earth, to which seemingly this is still less applicable, "standeth for ever" (Eccles. 1:4). Therefore the man that is dead shall never rise again. Objection 2: Further, Our Lord proves the resurrection by quoting the words: "I am the God of Abraham, and the God
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Whether the Time of Our Resurrection Should be Delayed Till the End of the World?
Objection 1: It would seem that the time of the resurrection ought not to be delayed till the end of the world, so that all may rise together. For there is more conformity between head and members than between one member and another, as there is more between cause and effect than between one effect and another. Now Christ, Who is our Head, did not delay His resurrection until the end of the world, so as to rise again together with all men. Therefore there is no need for the resurrection of the early
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
Job 10:6
that you must search out my faults and probe after my sin--

Job 31:4
Does he not see my ways and count my every step?

Job 34:21
"His eyes are on the ways of mortals; he sees their every step.

Psalm 139:1
For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. You have searched me, LORD, and you know me.

Psalm 139:3
You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways.

Proverbs 5:21
For your ways are in full view of the LORD, and he examines all your paths.

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