Job 12:6
New International Version
The tents of marauders are undisturbed, and those who provoke God are secure-- those God has in his hand.

New Living Translation
But robbers are left in peace, and those who provoke God live in safety--though God keeps them in his power.

English Standard Version
The tents of robbers are at peace, and those who provoke God are secure, who bring their god in their hand.

Berean Study Bible
The tents of robbers are safe, and those who provoke God are secure—those who carry their god in their hands.

New American Standard Bible
"The tents of the destroyers prosper, And those who provoke God are secure, Whom God brings into their power.

King James Bible
The tabernacles of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God bringeth abundantly.

Christian Standard Bible
The tents of robbers are safe, and those who trouble God are secure; God holds them in his hands.

Contemporary English Version
Robbers and other godless people live safely at home and say, "God is in our hands!"

Good News Translation
But thieves and godless people live in peace, though their only god is their own strength.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The tents of robbers are safe, and those who provoke God are secure; God's power provides this.

International Standard Version
The tents of robbers are at rest, and those who provoke God are secure, that is, those who carry their god in their pocket.

NET Bible
But the tents of robbers are peaceful, and those who provoke God are confident--who carry their god in their hands.

New Heart English Bible
The tents of robbers prosper. Those who provoke God are secure, who carry their god in their hands.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[But] robbers' tents are prosperous, and there is security for those who provoke God, for those whose god is their power.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The tents of robbers prosper, And they that provoke God are secure, In whatsoever God bringeth into their hand.

New American Standard 1977
“The tents of the destroyers prosper, And those who provoke God are secure, Whom God brings into their power.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The tents of robbers are at ease, and those that provoke God and those who carry gods in their hands live secure.

King James 2000 Bible
The tents of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God brings abundantly.

American King James Version
The tabernacles of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God brings abundantly.

American Standard Version
The tents of robbers prosper, And they that provoke God are secure; Into whose hand God bringeth abundantly .

Douay-Rheims Bible
The tabernacles of robbers abound, and they provoke God boldly; whereas it is he that hath given all into their hands:

Darby Bible Translation
The tents of desolators are in peace, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand +God bringeth.

English Revised Version
The tents of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God bringeth abundantly.

Webster's Bible Translation
The tabernacles of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God bringeth abundantly.

World English Bible
The tents of robbers prosper. Those who provoke God are secure, who carry their God in their hands.

Young's Literal Translation
At peace are the tents of spoilers, And those provoking God have confidence, He into whose hand God hath brought.
Study Bible
Job Responds to Zophar
5The one at ease despises misfortune as the fate of those whose feet are slipping. 6The tents of robbers are safe, and those who provoke God are secure— those who carry their god in their hands. 7But ask the animals, and they will instruct you; ask the birds of the air, and they will tell you.…
Cross References
Job 9:24
The earth is given into the hand of the wicked; He blindfolds its judges. If it is not He, then who is it?

Job 12:5
The one at ease despises misfortune as the fate of those whose feet are slipping.

Job 12:7
But ask the animals, and they will instruct you; ask the birds of the air, and they will tell you.

Job 21:7
Why do the wicked live on, growing old and increasing in power?

Job 21:9
Their homes are safe from fear; the rod of God is not upon them.

Job 22:18
But it was He who filled their houses with good things; so I stay far from the counsel of the wicked.

Job 24:23
He gives them a sense of security, but His eyes are on their ways.

Psalm 92:7
that though the wicked sprout like grass, and all evildoers flourish, they will be forever destroyed.

Jeremiah 12:1
Righteous are You, O LORD, when I plead before You. Yet I wish to contend with You: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all the faithless live at ease?

Treasury of Scripture

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

tabernacles

Job 9:24 The earth is given into the hand of the wicked: he covers the faces …

Job 21:7-15 Why do the wicked live, become old, yes, are mighty in power…

Psalm 17:14 From men which are your hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which …

Psalm 37:1,35 Fret not yourself because of evildoers, neither be you envious against …

Psalm 73:11,12 And they say, How does God know? and is there knowledge in the most High…

Jeremiah 5:27 As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore …







Lexicon
The tents
אֹֽהָלִ֨ים ׀ (’ō·hā·lîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 168: A tent

of robbers
לְשֹׁ֥דְדִ֗ים (lə·šō·ḏə·ḏîm)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7703: To deal violently with, despoil, devastate, ruin

are safe,
יִשְׁלָ֤יוּ (yiš·lā·yū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7951: To be tranquil, secure, successful

and those who provoke
לְמַרְגִּ֣יזֵי (lə·mar·gî·zê)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 7264: To be agitated, quiver, quake, be excited, perturbed

God
אֵ֑ל (’êl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

are secure—
וּֽ֭בַטֻּחוֹת (ū·ḇaṭ·ṭu·ḥō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 987: Security, safety

those who carry
הֵבִ֖יא (hê·ḇî)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

their god
אֱל֣וֹהַּ (’ĕ·lō·w·ah)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 433: God -- a deity, the Deity

in their hands.
בְּיָדֽוֹ׃ (bə·yā·ḏōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3027: A hand
(6) Into whose hand God bringeth abundantly.--Some understand these words, to him that bringeth his god in his hand (comp. Habakkuk 1:11; Habakkuk 1:16); but the other seems more in accordance with the usage. (Comp., e.g., Proverbs 3:27, &c.)

Verse 6. - The tabernacles of robbers prosper. Having set at rest the personal question between himself and his friends, Job reverts to his main argument, and maintains that, the whole course of mundane events being under God's governance, all the results are to be attributed to him, and among them both the prosperity of the wicked, and, by parity of reasoning, the sufferings of the righteous. And they that provoke God are secure (comp. Job 9:24; Job 10:3). Into whose hand God bringeth abundantly. So both the Authorized and the Revised Versions; but recent critics mostly render, "who bring their God in their hand," i.e. "who regard their own right hand as their God" (comp. Virgil, 'Aen., 10:773, "Dextra mihi Dens") 12:6-11 Job appeals to facts. The most audacious robbers, oppressors, and impious wretches, often prosper. Yet this is not by fortune or chance; the Lord orders these things. Worldly prosperity is of small value in his sight: he has better things for his children. Job resolves all into the absolute proprietorship which God has in all the creatures. He demands from his friends liberty to judge of what they had said; he appeals to any fair judgment.
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