Job 15:34
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New International Version
For the company of the godless will be barren, and fire will consume the tents of those who love bribes.

King James Bible
For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery.

Darby Bible Translation
For the family of the ungodly shall be barren, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

World English Bible
For the company of the godless shall be barren, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

Young's Literal Translation
For the company of the profane is gloomy, And fire hath consumed tents of bribery.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The congregation of hypocrites -

11. Job is here classed with hypocrites, or rather the impious of all kinds. The congregation, or עדת adath, society, of such, shall be desolate, or a barren rock, גלמוד galmud. See this Arabic word explained in the note on Job 3:7 (note).

Fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery -

12. Another insinuation against Job, that he had perverted justice and judgment, and had taken bribes.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the congregation

Job 8:13 So are the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite's hope shall perish:

Job 20:1 Then answered Zophar the Naamathite, and said,

Job 27:8 For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has gained, when God takes away his soul?

Job 36:13 But the hypocrites in heart heap up wrath: they cry not when he binds them.

Isaiah 33:14,15 The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness has surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire...

Matthew 24:51 And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

the tabernacles

Job 11:14 If iniquity be in your hand, put it far away, and let not wickedness dwell in your tabernacles.

Job 12:6 The tabernacles of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God brings abundantly.

Job 22:5-9 Is not your wickedness great? and your iniquities infinite...

Job 29:12-17 Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him...

1 Samuel 8:3 And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.

1 Samuel 12:3 Behold, here I am: witness against me before the LORD, and before his anointed: whose ox have I taken? or whose donkey have I taken?...

Micah 7:2 The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood...

Amos 5:11,12 For as much therefore as your treading is on the poor, and you take from him burdens of wheat: you have built houses of hewn stone...

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July 26 Evening
Give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.--PSA. 97:12. The heavens are not clean in his sight. How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?--Yea, the stars are not pure in his sight. How much less man, that is a worm? Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness?--Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts. As he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; because it is written, Be ye holy;
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

All are Sinners.
Some time ago we overheard from a person who should have known better, remarks something like these: "I wonder how sinners are saved in the Lutheran Church?" "I do not hear of any being converted in the Lutheran Church," and such like. These words called to mind similar sentiments that we heard expressed long ago. More than once was the remark made in our hearing that in certain churches sinners were saved, because converted and sanctified, while it was at least doubtful whether any one could find
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

The Character of Its Teachings Evidences the Divine Authorship of the Bible
Take its teachings about God Himself. What does the Bible teach us about God? It declares that He is Eternal: "Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever Thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, Thou are God" (Ps. 90:2). It reveals the fact that He is Infinite: "But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain Thee" (I Kings 8:27). Vast as we know the universe to be, it has its bounds; but we must go beyond
Arthur W. Pink—The Divine Inspiration of the Bible

Necessity of Contemplating the Judgment-Seat of God, in Order to be Seriously Convinced of the Doctrine of Gratuitous Justification.
1. Source of error on the subject of Justification. Sophists speak as if the question were to be discussed before some human tribunal. It relates to the majesty and justice of God. Hence nothing accepted without absolute perfection. Passages confirming this doctrine. If we descend to the righteousness of the Law, the curse immediately appears. 2. Source of hypocritical confidence. Illustrated by a simile. Exhortation. Testimony of Job, David, and Paul. 3. Confession of Augustine and Bernard. 4. Another
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

Cross References
Job 8:13
Such is the destiny of all who forget God; so perishes the hope of the godless.

Job 8:22
Your enemies will be clothed in shame, and the tents of the wicked will be no more."

Job 15:30
He will not escape the darkness; a flame will wither his shoots, and the breath of God's mouth will carry him away.

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