Job 24:22
New International Version
But God drags away the mighty by his power; though they become established, they have no assurance of life.

New Living Translation
"God, in his power, drags away the rich. They may rise high, but they have no assurance of life.

English Standard Version
Yet God prolongs the life of the mighty by his power; they rise up when they despair of life.

Berean Study Bible
Yet by His power, God drags away the mighty. though rising up, they have no assurance of life.

New American Standard Bible
"But He drags off the valiant by His power; He rises, but no one has assurance of life.

King James Bible
He draweth also the mighty with his power: he riseth up, and no man is sure of life.

Christian Standard Bible
Yet God drags away the mighty by his power; when he rises up, they have no assurance of life.

Contemporary English Version
But God's mighty strength destroys those in power. Even if they seem successful, they are doomed to fail.

Good News Translation
God, in his strength, destroys the mighty; God acts--and the wicked die.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yet God drags away the mighty by His power; when He rises up, they have no assurance of life.

International Standard Version
God prolongs the life of the strong by his power, but they get up in the morning without purpose in life.

NET Bible
But God drags off the mighty by his power; when God rises up against him, he has no faith in his life.

New Heart English Bible
Yet he preserves the mighty by his power. He rises up who has no assurance of life.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[God] will drag away [these] mighty men by his power. These people may prosper, but they will never feel secure about life.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He draweth away the mighty also by his power; He riseth up, and he trusteth not his own life.

New American Standard 1977
“But He drags off the valiant by His power; He rises, but no one has assurance of life.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He furthered the violent with his power; he did not lend to anyone in his life.

King James 2000 Bible
He draws also the mighty with his power: he rises up, but no man is sure of life.

American King James Version
He draws also the mighty with his power: he rises up, and no man is sure of life.

American Standard Version
Yet God preserveth the mighty by his power: He riseth up that hath no assurance of life.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And in wrath he has overthrown the helpless: therefore when he has arisen, a man will not feel secure of his own life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He hath pulled down the strong by his might: and when he standeth up, he shall not trust to his life.

Darby Bible Translation
He draweth also the mighty with his power; he riseth up, and no [man] is sure of life.

English Revised Version
He draweth away the mighty also by his power: he riseth up, and no man is sure of life.

Webster's Bible Translation
He draweth also the mighty with his power: he riseth up, and no man is sure of life.

World English Bible
Yet God preserves the mighty by his power. He rises up who has no assurance of life.

Young's Literal Translation
And hath drawn the mighty by his power, He riseth, and none believeth in life.
Study Bible
Job: Judgment for the Wicked
21They prey on the barren and childless, and show no kindness to the widow. 22Yet by His power, God drags away the mighty. though rising up, they have no assurance of life. 23He gives them a sense of security, but His eyes are on their ways.…
Cross References
Job 9:4
God is wise in heart and mighty in strength. Who has hardened himself against Him and prospered?

Job 12:19
He leads priests away barefoot and overthrows the established.

Job 18:20
Those in the west are appalled at his fate, while those in the east tremble in horror.

Treasury of Scripture

He draws also the mighty with his power: he rises up, and no man is sure of life.

draweth

Esther 3:8-10
And Haman said unto king Ahasuerus, There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the people in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are diverse from all people; neither keep they the king's laws: therefore it is not for the king's profit to suffer them…

Daniel 6:4-9
Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find none occasion nor fault; forasmuch as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him…

John 19:12-16
And from thenceforth Pilate sought to release him: but the Jews cried out, saying, If thou let this man go, thou art not Caesar's friend: whosoever maketh himself a king speaketh against Caesar…

no man is sure of life.







Lexicon
Yet by His power,
בְּכֹח֑וֹ (bə·ḵō·ḥōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3581: A small reptile (of unknown species)

God drags away
וּמָשַׁ֣ךְ (ū·mā·šaḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4900: To draw, drag

the mighty.
אַבִּירִ֣ים (’ab·bî·rîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 47: Mighty, valiant

though rising up,
יָ֝ק֗וּם (yā·qūm)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

they have no
וְֽלֹא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

assurance
יַאֲמִ֥ין (ya·’ă·mîn)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 539: To confirm, support

of life.
בַּֽחַיִּֽין׃ (ba·ḥay·yîn)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life
(22) He draweth also the mighty.--He now appears to revert to his former line, and describes another case--that, namely, of a great tyrant who draws others by his influence and example to the same courses.

He riseth up, and no man is sure of his life.--Being so completely under his sway.

Verse 22. - He draweth also the mighty with his power; i.e. he draws to his side, and makes his helpers, those who are mighty, attracting them or compelling them to join him by the power which he already has. He riseth up, and no man is sure of life. This is also the translation of the Revised Version. Some commentators, however, prefer to render, "He riseth up, when he has despaired of life; "i.e. the wicked man, when he has been brought into trouble, either sickness or danger of death at the hands of Justice, to men's surprise, "riseth up" - is delivered from the danger, and recovers his prosperity. 24:18-25 Sometimes how gradual is the decay, how quiet the departure of a wicked person, how is he honoured, and how soon are all his cruelties and oppressions forgotten! They are taken off with other men, as the harvestman gathers the ears of corn as they come to hand. There will often appear much to resemble the wrong view of Providence Job takes in this chapter. But we are taught by the word of inspiration, that these notions are formed in ignorance, from partial views. The providence of God, in the affairs of men, is in every thing a just and wise providence. Let us apply this whenever the Lord may try us. He cannot do wrong. The unequalled sorrows of the Son of God when on earth, unless looked at in this view, perplex the mind. But when we behold him, as the sinner's Surety, bearing the curse, we can explain why he should endure that wrath which was due to sin, that Divine justice might be satisfied, and his people saved.
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