Job 24:13
New International Version
“There are those who rebel against the light, who do not know its ways or stay in its paths.

New Living Translation
“Wicked people rebel against the light. They refuse to acknowledge its ways or stay in its paths.

English Standard Version
“There are those who rebel against the light, who are not acquainted with its ways, and do not stay in its paths.

Berean Study Bible
Then there are those who rebel against the light, not knowing its ways or staying on its paths.

King James Bible
They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof.

New King James Version
“There are those who rebel against the light; They do not know its ways Nor abide in its paths.

New American Standard Bible
“Others have been with those who rebel against the light; They do not want to know its ways Nor stay in its paths.

NASB 1995
“Others have been with those who rebel against the light; They do not want to know its ways Nor abide in its paths.

NASB 1977
“Others have been with those who rebel against the light; They do not want to know its ways, Nor abide in its paths.

Amplified Bible
“Others have been with those who rebel against the light; They do not want to know its ways Nor stay in its paths.

Christian Standard Bible
The wicked are those who rebel against the light. They do not recognize its ways or stay on its paths.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The wicked are those who rebel against the light. They do not recognize its ways or stay on its paths.

American Standard Version
These are of them that rebel against the light; They know not the ways thereof, Nor abide in the paths thereof.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Those have been in lofty dwellings of light and they did not know his ways, and they did not walk in his steps

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Why then has he not visited these? forasmuch as they were upon the earth, and took no notice, and they knew not the way of righteousness, neither have they walked in their appointed paths?

Contemporary English Version
Some rebel and refuse to follow the light.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They have been rebellious to the light, they have not known his ways, neither have they returned by his paths.

English Revised Version
These are of them that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof.

Good News Translation
There are those who reject the light; they don't understand it or go where it leads.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Such people are among those who rebel against the light. They are not acquainted with its ways. They do not stay on its paths.

International Standard Version
"Then there are those who rebel against the light; they are not acquainted with its ways; and they don't stay on its course.

JPS Tanakh 1917
These are of them that rebel against the light; They know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof.

Literal Standard Version
They have been those rebelling against light, They have not discerned His ways, Nor abided in His paths.

NET Bible
There are those who rebel against the light; they do not know its ways and they do not stay on its paths.

New Heart English Bible
"These are of those who rebel against the light. They do not know its ways, nor abide in its paths.

World English Bible
"These are of those who rebel against the light. They don't know its ways, nor stay in its paths.

Young's Literal Translation
They have been among rebellious ones of light, They have not discerned His ways, Nor abode in His paths.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Job: Judgment for the Wicked
12From the city, men groan, and the souls of the wounded cry out, yet God charges no one with wrongdoing. 13Then there are those who rebel against the light, not knowing its ways or staying on its paths. 14When daylight is gone, the murderer rises to kill the poor and needy; in the night he is like a thief.…

Cross References
Job 5:14
They encounter darkness by day and grope at noon as in the night.

Job 24:12
From the city, men groan, and the souls of the wounded cry out, yet God charges no one with wrongdoing.

Job 24:14
When daylight is gone, the murderer rises to kill the poor and needy; in the night he is like a thief.


Treasury of Scripture

They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof.

rebel

Luke 12:47,48
And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes

John 3:19,20
And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil…

John 9:39-41
And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind…

they know

Proverbs 4:19
The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.

John 12:35,40
Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he goeth…

Romans 3:11-17
There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God…

nor abide

Job 23:11,12
My foot hath held his steps, his way have I kept, and not declined…

John 8:31,44
Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; …

John 15:6
If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.









(13) They are of those that rebel against the light.--A very remarkable expression, which seems to anticipate the teaching of St. John (Job 1:9, &c.).

Verse 13. - They are of those who rebel against the light. These city oppressors go beyond the others in entirely rejecting the light of reason, conscience, and law. They threw off every restraint. The "light which lighteth every man that cometh into the world" is nothing to them. They know not the ways thereof. They will not know, will not have anything to do with, the law of moral restraint - much less will they abide in the paths thereof; i.e. acknowledge and be guided by such restraints continually. On the contrary,

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then there
הֵ֤מָּה ׀ (hêm·māh)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

are
הָיוּ֮ (hā·yū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

those who rebel
בְּֽמֹרְדֵ֫י־ (bə·mō·rə·ḏê-)
Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 4775: To rebel

against the light,
א֥וֹר (’ō·wr)
Noun - common singular
Strong's 216: Illumination, luminary

not
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

knowing
הִכִּ֥ירוּ (hik·kî·rū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5234: To regard, recognize

its ways
דְרָכָ֑יו (ḏə·rā·ḵāw)
Noun - common plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

or staying
יָ֝שְׁב֗וּ (yā·šə·ḇū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

on its paths.
בִּנְתִיבֹתָֽיו׃ (bin·ṯî·ḇō·ṯāw)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5410: Path, pathway


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