Job 5:24
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English Standard Version
You shall know that your tent is at peace, and you shall inspect your fold and miss nothing.

King James Bible
And thou shalt know that thy tabernacle shall be in peace; and thou shalt visit thy habitation, and shalt not sin.

American Standard Version
And thou shalt know that thy tent is in peace; And thou shalt visit thy fold, and shalt miss nothing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And thou shalt know that thy tabernacle is in peace, and visiting thy beauty thou shalt not sin.

English Revised Version
And thou shalt know that thy tent is in peace; and thou shalt visit thy fold, and shalt miss nothing.

Webster's Bible Translation
And thou shalt know that thy tabernacle will be in peace; and thou shalt visit thy habitation, and shalt not sin.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

17 Behold, happy is the man whom Eloah correcteth;

So despise not the chastening of the Almighty!

18 For He woundeth, and He also bindeth up;

He bruiseth, and His hands make whole.

19 In six troubles He will rescue thee,

And in seven no evil shall touch thee.

20 In famine He will redeem thee from death,

And in war from the stroke of the sword.

21 When the tongue scourgeth, thou shalt be hidden;

And thou shalt not fear destruction when it cometh.

The speech of Eliphaz now becomes persuasive as it turns towards the conclusion. Since God humbles him who exalts himself, and since He humbles in order to exalt, it is a happy thing when He corrects (הוכיח) us by afflictive dispensations; and His chastisement (מוּסר) is to be received not with a turbulent spirit, but resignedly, yea joyously: the same thought as Proverbs 3:11-13; Psalm 94:12, in both passages borrowed from this; whereas Job 5:18 here, like Hosea 6:1; Lamentations 3:31., refers to Deuteronomy 32:39. רפא, to heal, is here conjugated like a הל verb (Ges. 75, rem. 21). Job 5:19 is formed after the manner of the so-called number-proverbs (Proverbs 6:16; Proverbs 30:15, Proverbs 30:18), as also the roll of the judgment of the nations in Amos 1-2: in six troubles, yea in still more than six. רע is the extremity that is perhaps to be feared. In Job 5:20, the praet. is a kind of prophetic praet. The scourge of the tongue recalls the similar promise, Psalm 31:21, where, instead of scourge, it is: the disputes of the tongue. שׁוד, from שׁדד violence, disaster, is allied in sound with שׁוט. Isaiah has this passage of the book of Job in his memory when he writes Job 28:15. The promises of Eliphaz now continue to rise higher, and sound more delightful and more glorious.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

thou shalt know.

Job 18:6,15,21 The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his candle shall be put out with him...

Job 21:7-9 Why do the wicked live, become old, yes, are mighty in power...

1 Samuel 30:3 So David and his men came to the city, and, behold, it was burned with fire; and their wives, and their sons, and their daughters...

Isaiah 4:5,6 And the LORD will create on every dwelling place of mount Zion, and on her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day...

thy tabernacle, etc. or, peace is thy tabernacle.

Psalm 25:13 His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth.

thou shalt visit.

Deuteronomy 28:6 Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out.

Psalm 91:10 There shall no evil befall you, neither shall any plague come near your dwelling.

Psalm 121:7,8 The LORD shall preserve you from all evil: he shall preserve your soul...

sin. or, err.

Psalm 107:4,40 They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in...

Cross References
Exodus 3:16
Go and gather the elders of Israel together and say to them, 'The LORD, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, has appeared to me, saying, "I have observed you and what has been done to you in Egypt,

Job 8:6
if you are pure and upright, surely then he will rouse himself for you and restore your rightful habitation.

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