Job 1:10
Good News Translation
You have always protected him and his family and everything he owns. You bless everything he does, and you have given him enough cattle to fill the whole country.

Contemporary English Version
"You are like a wall protecting not only him, but his entire family and all his property. You make him successful in whatever he does, and his flocks and herds are everywhere.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hast thou not made a fence for him, and his house, and all his substance round about, blessed the works of his hands, and his possession hath increased on the earth?

New American Bible
Have you not surrounded him and his family and all that he has with your protection? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his livestock are spread over the land.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Hast thou not made a fence for him, and his house, and all his substance round about, blessed the works of his hands, and his possession hath increased on the earth?

an hedge.

Genesis 15:1 Now when these things were done, the word of the Lord came to Abram by a vision, saying: Fear not, Abram, I am thy protector, and thy reward exceeding great.

Deuteronomy 33:27 His dwelling is above, and underneath are the everlasting arms: he shall cast out the enemy from before thee, and shall say: Be thou brought to nought.

1 Samuel 25:16 They were a wall unto us, both by night and day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.

Psalm 5:12 For thou wilt bless the just. O Lord, thou hast crowned us, as with a shield of thy good will.

Psalm 34:7 The angel of the Lord shall encamp round about them that fear him: and shall deliver them.

Psalm 80:12 Why hast thou broken down the hedge thereof, so that all they who pass by the way do pluck it?

Isaiah 5:2,5 And he fenced it in, and picked the stones out of it, and planted it with the choicest vines, and built a tower in the midst thereof, and set up a winepress therein: and he looked that it should bring forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes. . . .

Zechariah 2:5,8 And I will be to it, saith the Lord, a wall of fire round about: and I will be in glory in the midst thereof. . . .

1 Peter 1:5 Who, by the power of God, are kept by faith unto salvation, ready to be revealed in the last time.

about.

Genesis 39:5 And the Lord blessed the house of the Egyptian for Joseph's sake, and multiplied all his substance, both at home and in the fields.

Deuteronomy 28:2-6 And all these blessings shall come upon thee and overtake thee: yet so if thou hear his precepts. . . .

Psalm 71:21 Thou hast multiplied thy magnificence; and turning to me thou hast comforted me.

Psalm 128:1-4 A gradual canticle. Blessed are all they that fear the Lord: that walk in his ways. . . .

thou hast blessed.

Job 42:12 And the Lord blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning. And he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses.

Genesis 26:12 And Isaac sowed in that land, and he found that same year a hundredfold: and the Lord blessed him.

Genesis 30:30 Thou hadst but little before I came to thee, and now thou art become rich: and the Lord hath blessed thee at my coming. It is reasonable, therefore, that I should now provide also for my own house.

Genesis 49:25 The God of thy father shall be thy helper, and the Almighty shall bless thee with the blessings of heaven above, with the blessings of the deep that lieth beneath, with the blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

Deuteronomy 7:13 And he will love thee and multiply thee, and will bless the fruit of thy womb, and the fruit of thy land, thy corn, and thy vintage, thy oil, and thy herds, and the flocks of thy sheep upon the land, for which he swore to thy fathers that he would give it thee.

Deuteronomy 33:11 Bless, O Lord, his strength, and receive the works of his hands. Strike the backs of his enemies, and let not them that hate him rise.

Psalm 90:17 And let the brightness of the Lord our God be upon us: and direct thou the works of our hands over us; yea, the work of our hands do thou direct.

Psalm 107:38 And he blessed them, and they were multiplied exceedingly: and their cattle he suffered not to decrease.

Proverbs 10:22 A fool worketh mischief as it were for sport: but wisdom is prudence to a man.

substance.

Genesis 30:43 And the man was enriched exceedingly, and he had many flocks, maid-servants and men-servants, camels and asses.

Context
Satan's First Attack
9And Satan answering, said: Doth Job fear God in vain? 10Hast thou not made a fence for him, and his house, and all his substance round about, blessed the works of his hands, and his possession hath increased on the earth?11But stretch forth thy hand a little, and touch all that he hath, and see if he bless thee not to thy face.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 25:16
They were a wall unto us, both by night and day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.

Job 1:3
And his possession was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a family exceedingly great: and this man was great among all the people of the east.

Job 29:2
Who will grant me, that I might be according to the months past, according to the days in which God kept me?

Job 31:25
If I have rejoiced over my great riches, and because my hand had gotten much.

Job 42:12
And the Lord blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning. And he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses.

Psalm 34:7
The angel of the Lord shall encamp round about them that fear him: and shall deliver them.

Additional Translations
Have You not placed a hedge on every side around him and his household and all that he owns? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.Have not you made an hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he has on every side? you have blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.

Hast not thou made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath, on every side? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.

Hast thou not made a hedge about him, and about his household, and all his possessions round about? and hast thou not blessed the works of his hands, and multiplied his cattle upon the land?

Hast not thou made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath on every side? Thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is spread abroad in the land.

Hast not thou made an hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath, on every side? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.

Hast not thou made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath on every side? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.

Haven't you made a hedge around him, and around his house, and around all that he has, on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.

Hast not Thou made a hedge for him, and for his house, and for all that he hath -- round about?
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