Job 15:26
New International Version
defiantly charging against him with a thick, strong shield.

New Living Translation
Holding their strong shields, they defiantly charge against him.

English Standard Version
running stubbornly against him with a thickly bossed shield;

Berean Study Bible
rushing headlong at Him with his thick, studded shield.

New American Standard Bible
"He rushes headlong at Him With his massive shield.

King James Bible
He runneth upon him, even on his neck, upon the thick bosses of his bucklers:

Christian Standard Bible
He rushes headlong at him with his thick, studded shields.

Contemporary English Version
and have attacked him with their weapons.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He rushes headlong at Him with his thick, studded shields.

International Standard Version
He defiantly ran against him carrying his thick, reinforced shield.

NET Bible
defiantly charging against him with a thick, strong shield!

New Heart English Bible
he runs at him with a stiff neck, with the thick shields of his bucklers;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He stubbornly charges at him with a thick shield.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He runneth upon him with a stiff neck, With the thick bosses of his bucklers.

New American Standard 1977
“He rushes headlong at Him With his massive shield.

Jubilee Bible 2000
he shall run him through in the neck, upon the thick shoulder pieces of his shields;

King James 2000 Bible
He runs stubbornly against him, with his heavily embossed shield.

American King James Version
He runs on him, even on his neck, on the thick bosses of his bucklers:

American Standard Version
He runneth upon him with a'stiff neck, With the thick bosses of his bucklers;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he has run against him with insolence, on the thickness of the back of his shield.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He hath run against him with his neck raised up, and is armed with a fat neck.

Darby Bible Translation
He runneth against him, with [outstretched] neck, with the thick bosses of his bucklers;

English Revised Version
He runneth upon him with a stiff neck, with the thick bosses of his bucklers:

Webster's Bible Translation
He runneth upon him, even on his neck, upon the thick bosses of his bucklers:

World English Bible
he runs at him with a stiff neck, with the thick shields of his bucklers;

Young's Literal Translation
He runneth unto Him with a neck, With thick bosses of his shields.
Study Bible
Eliphaz: Job Does Not Fear God
25For he has stretched out his hand against God and has vaunted himself against the Almighty, 26rushing headlong at Him with his thick, studded shield. 27Though his face is covered with fat and his waistline bulges with flesh,…
Cross References
Job 15:25
For he has stretched out his hand against God and has vaunted himself against the Almighty,

Job 15:27
Though his face is covered with fat and his waistline bulges with flesh,

Treasury of Scripture

He runs on him, even on his neck, on the thick bosses of his bucklers:

runneth

2 Chronicles 28:22
And in the time of his distress did he trespass yet more against the LORD: this is that king Ahaz.

2 Chronicles 32:13-17
Know ye not what I and my fathers have done unto all the people of other lands? were the gods of the nations of those lands any ways able to deliver their lands out of mine hand? …

even on

Job 16:12
I was at ease, but he hath broken me asunder: he hath also taken me by my neck, and shaken me to pieces, and set me up for his mark.

Genesis 49:8
Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren shall praise: thy hand shall be in the neck of thine enemies; thy father's children shall bow down before thee.

Psalm 18:40
Thou hast also given me the necks of mine enemies; that I might destroy them that hate me.







Lexicon
rushing
יָר֣וּץ (yā·rūṣ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7323: To run

headlong
בְּצַוָּ֑אר (bə·ṣaw·wār)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6677: The back of the neck

at Him
אֵלָ֣יו (’ê·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

with his thick,
בַּ֝עֲבִ֗י (ba·‘ă·ḇî)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5672: Density, depth, width

studded
גַּבֵּ֥י (gab·bê)
Noun - common plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1354: The back, the top, rim, a boss, a vault, arch of eye, bulwarks

shield.
מָֽגִנָּֽיו׃ (mā·ḡin·nāw)
Noun - common plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4043: A shield, a protector, the scaly hide of the crocodile
Verse 26. - He runneth upon him, even on his neck; rather, with his neck. It is not God who runneth upon the wicked man, as our translators seem to have supposed, but the wicked man who rushes furiously against God. Like an infuriated bull, he makes his charge with his neck, i.e. with head lowered and neck stiffened, thinking to carry all before him. Upon the thick bosses of his bucklers; rather, with the thick bosses of his shield The metaphor of the bull is dropped, and God's enemy represented as charging him like a warrior, with the shield-arm outstretched, and the heavy bosses of the shield pressing him down. 15:17-35 Eliphaz maintains that the wicked are certainly miserable: whence he would infer, that the miserable are certainly wicked, and therefore Job was so. But because many of God's people have prospered in this world, it does not therefore follow that those who are crossed and made poor, as Job, are not God's people. Eliphaz shows also that wicked people, particularly oppressors, are subject to continual terror, live very uncomfortably, and perish very miserably. Will the prosperity of presumptuous sinners end miserably as here described? Then let the mischiefs which befal others, be our warnings. Though no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous, nevertheless, afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruits of righteousness to them that are exercised thereby. No calamity, no trouble, however heavy, however severe, can rob a follower of the Lord of his favour. What shall separate him from the love of Christ?
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