Job 29:17
New International Version
I broke the fangs of the wicked and snatched the victims from their teeth.

New Living Translation
I broke the jaws of godless oppressors and plucked their victims from their teeth.

English Standard Version
I broke the fangs of the unrighteous and made him drop his prey from his teeth.

Berean Study Bible
I shattered the fangs of the unjust and snatched the prey from his teeth.

King James Bible
And I brake the jaws of the wicked, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.

New King James Version
I broke the fangs of the wicked, And plucked the victim from his teeth.

New American Standard Bible
“I broke the jaws of the wicked And rescued the prey from his teeth.

NASB 1995
"I broke the jaws of the wicked And snatched the prey from his teeth.

NASB 1977
“And I broke the jaws of the wicked, And snatched the prey from his teeth.

Amplified Bible
“And I smashed the jaws of the wicked And snatched the prey from his teeth.

Christian Standard Bible
I shattered the fangs of the unjust and snatched the prey from his teeth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I shattered the fangs of the unjust and snatched the prey from his teeth.

American Standard Version
And I brake the jaws of the unrighteous, And plucked the prey out of his teeth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have broken the molars of the evil man and I took the prey from between his teeth

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And I broke the jaw-teeth of the unrighteous; I plucked the spoil out of the midst of their teeth.

Contemporary English Version
When criminals attacked, I broke their teeth and set their victims free.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I broke the jaws of the wicked man, and out of his teeth I took away the prey.

English Revised Version
And I brake the jaws of the unrighteous, and plucked the prey out of his teeth.

Good News Translation
I destroyed the power of cruel men and rescued their victims.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I broke the teeth of the wicked person and made him drop the prey out of his mouth.

International Standard Version
I broke the fangs of the wicked, and made him drop the prey."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I broke the jaws of the unrighteous, And plucked the prey out of his teeth.

Literal Standard Version
And I break the jaw-teeth of the perverse, "" And from his teeth I cast away prey.

NET Bible
I broke the fangs of the wicked, and made him drop his prey from his teeth.

New Heart English Bible
I broke the jaws of the unrighteous, and plucked the prey out of his teeth.

World English Bible
I broke the jaws of the unrighteous, and plucked the prey out of his teeth.

Young's Literal Translation
And I break the jaw-teeth of the perverse, And from his teeth I cast away prey.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Job's Former Blessings
16I was a father to the needy, and I took up the case of the stranger. 17I shattered the fangs of the unjust and snatched the prey from his teeth. 18So I thought: ‘I will die in my nest and multiply my days as the sand.…

Cross References
Job 4:11
The old lion perishes for lack of prey, and the cubs of the lioness are scattered.

Job 5:15
He saves the needy from the sword in their mouth and from the clutches of the powerful.

Job 29:18
So I thought: 'I will die in my nest and multiply my days as the sand.

Psalm 3:7
Arise, O LORD! Save me, O my God! Strike all my enemies on the jaw; break the teeth of the wicked.

Proverbs 30:14
there is a generation whose teeth are swords and whose jaws are knives, devouring the oppressed from the earth and the needy from among men.


Treasury of Scripture

And I broke the jaws of the wicked, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.

I brake

Psalm 3:7
Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for thou hast smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.

Psalm 58:8
As a snail which melteth, let every one of them pass away: like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not see the sun.

Proverbs 30:14
There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.

jaws.

1 Samuel 17:35
And I went out after him, and smote him, and delivered it out of his mouth: and when he arose against me, I caught him by his beard, and smote him, and slew him.

Psalm 124:3,6
Then they had swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us: …









Verse 17. - And I brake the jaws of the wicked (comp. Psalm 58:6). It is scarcely meant, as Canon Cook supposes, that Job was himself the executioner. "Quod facit per allure facit per so." Job would regard as Age doing what he ordered to be done. And plucked the spoil out of his teeth. Either by disappointing him of a prey which he was on the verge of making ms own, or by compelling him to make restitution of a prey that he had actually laid hold of.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I shattered
וָֽ֭אֲשַׁבְּרָה (wā·’ă·šab·bə·rāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 7665: To break, break in pieces

the fangs
מְתַלְּע֣וֹת (mə·ṯal·lə·‘ō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 4973: A biter, a tooth

of the unjust
עַוָּ֑ל (‘aw·wāl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5767: Unjust, unrighteous one

and snatched
אַשְׁלִ֥יךְ (’aš·lîḵ)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7993: To throw out, down, away

the prey
טָֽרֶף׃ (ṭā·rep̄)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2964: Something torn, a fragment, a fresh leaf, prey, food

from his teeth.
וּ֝מִשִּׁנָּ֗יו (ū·miš·šin·nāw)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Noun - cdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's 8127: A tooth, ivory, a cliff


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