Job 34:24
New International Version
Without inquiry he shatters the mighty and sets up others in their place.

New Living Translation
He brings the mighty to ruin without asking anyone, and he sets up others in their place.

English Standard Version
He shatters the mighty without investigation and sets others in their place.

Berean Study Bible
He shatters the mighty without inquiry and sets up others in their place.

King James Bible
He shall break in pieces mighty men without number, and set others in their stead.

New King James Version
He breaks in pieces mighty men without inquiry, And sets others in their place.

New American Standard Bible
“He breaks in pieces the mighty without investigation, And sets others in their place.

NASB 1995
“He breaks in pieces mighty men without inquiry, And sets others in their place.

NASB 1977
“He breaks in pieces mighty men without inquiry, And sets others in their place.

Amplified Bible
“He breaks mighty men without inquiry, And sets others in their place.

Christian Standard Bible
He shatters the mighty without an investigation and sets others in their place.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He shatters the mighty without an investigation and sets others in their place.

American Standard Version
He breaketh in pieces mighty men in ways past finding out, And setteth others in their stead.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For he has brought evil to many without limit, and we will live together in their place

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For the Lord looks down upon all men, who comprehends unsearchable things, glorious also and excellent things without number.

Contemporary English Version
Without asking for advice, God removes mighty leaders and puts others in their place.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall break in pieces many and innumerable, and shall make others to stand in their stead.

English Revised Version
He breaketh in pieces mighty men in ways past finding out, and setteth others in their stead.

Good News Translation
He does not need an investigation to remove leaders and replace them with others.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He breaks mighty people into pieces without examining them and puts others in their places.

International Standard Version
He shatters valiant men without a need to investigate, and he raises others in their place.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He breaketh in pieces mighty men without inquisition, And setteth others in their stead.

Literal Standard Version
He breaks the mighty—no searching! And He appoints others in their stead.

NET Bible
He shatters the great without inquiry, and sets up others in their place.

New Heart English Bible
He breaks in pieces mighty men in ways past finding out, and sets others in their place.

World English Bible
He breaks in pieces mighty men in ways past finding out, and sets others in their place.

Young's Literal Translation
He breaketh the mighty -- no searching! And He appointeth others in their stead.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elihu Confirms God's Justice
23For God need not examine a man further or have him approach for judgment. 24He shatters the mighty without inquiry and sets up others in their place. 25Therefore, He recognizes their deeds; He overthrows them in the night and they are crushed.…

Cross References
Leviticus 19:20
If a man lies carnally with a slave girl promised to another man but who has not been redeemed or given her freedom, there must be due punishment. But they are not to be put to death, because she had not been freed.

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


Treasury of Scripture

He shall break in pieces mighty men without number, and set others in their stead.

break

Job 19:2
How long will ye vex my soul, and break me in pieces with words?

Psalm 2:9
Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

Psalm 72:4
He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.

number.

1 Samuel 2:30-36
Wherefore the LORD God of Israel saith, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now the LORD saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed…

1 Samuel 15:28
And Samuel said unto him, The LORD hath rent the kingdom of Israel from thee this day, and hath given it to a neighbour of thine, that is better than thou.

1 Kings 14:7,8,14
Go, tell Jeroboam, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Forasmuch as I exalted thee from among the people, and made thee prince over my people Israel, …









(24) Without number.--Rather, in an unsearchable manner, as before, Job 34:20, "without hand," i.e., without human means.

Verse 24. - He shall break in pieces mighty men without number; rather, in ways that are unsearchable, or in ways past finding out (see the Revised Version). And set others in their stead (comp. 1 Samuel 2:7; Psalm 75:7; Daniel 2:21).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He shatters
יָרֹ֣עַ (yā·rō·a‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7489: To spoil, to make, good for, nothing, bad

the mighty
כַּבִּירִ֣ים (kab·bî·rîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 3524: Great, mighty, much

without
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

inquiry
חֵ֑קֶר (ḥê·qer)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2714: A searching, a thing (to be) searched out

and sets up
וַיַּעֲמֵ֖ד (way·ya·‘ă·mêḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5975: To stand, in various relations

others
אֲחֵרִ֣ים (’ă·ḥê·rîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 312: Hinder, next, other

in their place.
תַּחְתָּֽם׃ (taḥ·tām)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of


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