Job 36:7
New International Version
He does not take his eyes off the righteous; he enthrones them with kings and exalts them forever.

New Living Translation
He never takes his eyes off the innocent, but he sets them on thrones with kings and exalts them forever.

English Standard Version
He does not withdraw his eyes from the righteous, but with kings on the throne he sets them forever, and they are exalted.

Berean Study Bible
He does not take His eyes off the righteous, but He enthrones them with kings and exalts them forever.

New American Standard Bible
"He does not withdraw His eyes from the righteous; But with kings on the throne He has seated them forever, and they are exalted.

King James Bible
He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings are they on the throne; yea, he doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted.

Christian Standard Bible
He does not withdraw his gaze from the righteous, but he seats them forever with enthroned kings, and they are exalted.

Contemporary English Version
God watches over good people and places them in positions of power and honor forever.

Good News Translation
He protects those who are righteous; he allows them to rule like kings and lets them be honored forever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He does not remove His gaze from the righteous, but He seats them forever with enthroned kings, and they are exalted.

International Standard Version
He won't stop looking at righteous people; he seats them on thrones with kings forever, and they are exalted.

NET Bible
He does not take his eyes off the righteous; but with kings on the throne he seats the righteous and exalts them forever.

New Heart English Bible
He doesn't withdraw his eyes from the righteous, but with kings on the throne, he sets them forever, and they are exalted.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He doesn't take his eyes off righteous people. He seats them on thrones with kings to honor them forever.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He withdraweth not His eyes from the righteous; But with kings upon the throne He setteth them for ever, and they are exalted.

New American Standard 1977
“He does not withdraw His eyes from the righteous; But with kings on the throne He has seated them forever, and they are exalted.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He shall not withdraw his eyes from the righteous; but with kings he shall place them on the throne for ever, and they shall be exalted.

King James 2000 Bible
He withdraws not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings they are on the throne; yea, he does establish them forever, and they are exalted.

American King James Version
He withdraws not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings are they on the throne; yes, he does establish them for ever, and they are exalted.

American Standard Version
He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: But with kings upon the throne He setteth them for ever, and they are exalted.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He will not turn away his eyes from the righteous, but they shall be with kings on the throne: and he will establish them in triumph, and they shall be exalted.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He will not take away his eyes from the just, and he placeth kings on the throne for ever, and they are exalted.

Darby Bible Translation
He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous, but with kings on the throne doth he even set them for ever; and they are exalted.

English Revised Version
He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings upon the throne he setteth them for ever, and they are exalted.

Webster's Bible Translation
He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings are they on the throne; yes, he doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted.

World English Bible
He doesn't withdraw his eyes from the righteous, but with kings on the throne, he sets them forever, and they are exalted.

Young's Literal Translation
He withdraweth not from the righteous His eyes, And from kings on the throne, And causeth them to sit for ever, and they are high,
Study Bible
Elihu Declares God's Justice and Power
6He does not keep the wicked alive, but He grants justice to the afflicted. 7He does not take His eyes off the righteous, but He enthrones them with kings and exalts them forever. 8And if men are bound with chains, caught in cords of affliction,…
Cross References
1 Samuel 2:8
He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap. He seats them among princes and bestows on them a throne of honor. For the foundations of the earth are the LORD's, and upon them He has set the world.

Job 4:7
Consider now: Who has perished when he was innocent? Or where were the upright destroyed?

Job 5:11
He sets the lowly on high, so that mourners are lifted to safety.

Job 22:29
When men are brought low and you say, 'Lift them up,' then He will save the lowly.

Job 31:4
Does He not see my ways and count my every step?

Psalm 33:18
Surely the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear Him, on those whose hope is in His loving devotion

Psalm 34:15
The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and His ears are inclined to their cry.

Psalm 41:12
In my integrity You uphold me and set me in Your presence forever.

Psalm 113:8
to seat them with nobles, with the princes of His people.

Isaiah 22:23
I will drive him like a peg into a firm place, and he will be a throne of glory for the house of his father.

Treasury of Scripture

He withdraws not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings are they on the throne; yes, he does establish them for ever, and they are exalted.

withdraw

2 Chronicles 16:9
For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth thou shalt have wars.

Psalm 33:18
Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;

Psalm 34:15
The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.

with

Job 1:3
His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

Job 42:12
So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses.

Genesis 23:6
Hear us, my lord: thou art a mighty prince among us: in the choice of our sepulchres bury thy dead; none of us shall withhold from thee his sepulchre, but that thou mayest bury thy dead.

he doth

2 Samuel 7:13-16
He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever…

Psalm 112:7-10
He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD…

2 Thessalonians 3:3
But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil.







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

take
יִגְרַ֥ע (yiḡ·ra‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1639: To scrape off, to shave, remove, lessen, withhold

His eyes
עֵ֫ינָ֥יו (‘ê·nāw)
Noun - cdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5869: An eye, a fountain

off the righteous,
מִצַּדִּ֗יק (miṣ·ṣad·dîq)
Preposition-m | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6662: Just, righteous

but He enthrones them
לַכִּסֵּ֑א (lak·kis·sê)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3678: Seat of honor, throne

with
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

kings
מְלָכִ֥ים (mə·lā·ḵîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

and exalts them
וַיִּגְבָּֽהוּ׃ (way·yiḡ·bā·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1361: To soar, be lofty, to be haughty

forever.
לָ֝נֶ֗צַח (lā·ne·ṣaḥ)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5331: Eminence, enduring, everlastingness, perpetuity
(7) From the righteous--i.e., the righteous man. (Comp. Psalm 113:5-8.)

Verse 7. - He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous. Under no circumstances does God cease to keep an eye upon the righteous, as Job had seemed to imply when he exclaimed, "Oh that I were as in months of old, in the days when God preserved me!" or "watched me!" (Job 29:2). "The eyes of the Lord are" always "upon the righteous, as his ears are open unto their cry" (Psalm 34:15). With kings are they on the throne. In some cases, God shows his care of the righteous by "setting them with princes, even with the princes of his people" (Psalm 113:8), raising them, that is, to high station, and making them companions of the great of the earth. Yea, he doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted. They are permanently established in their high positions, like Joseph and Mordecai and Daniel; and they are exalted to the highest pitch of prosperity. 36:5-14 Elihu here shows that God acts as righteous Governor. He is always ready to defend those that are injured. If our eye is ever toward God in duty, his eye will be ever upon us in mercy, and, when we are at the lowest, will not overlook us. God intends, when he afflicts us, to discover past sins to us, and to bring them to our remembrance. Also, to dispose our hearts to be taught: affliction makes people willing to learn, through the grace of God working with and by it. And further, to deter us from sinning for the future. It is a command, to have no more to do with sin. If we faithfully serve God, we have the promise of the life that now is, and the comforts of it, as far as is for God's glory and our good: and who would desire them any further? We have the possession of inward pleasures, the great peace which those have that love God's law. If the affliction fail in its work, let men expect the furnace to be heated till they are consumed. Those that die without knowledge, die without grace, and are undone for ever. See the nature of hypocrisy; it lies in the heart: that is for the world and the flesh, while perhaps the outside seems to be for God and religion. Whether sinners die in youth, or live long to heap up wrath, their case is dreadful. The souls of the wicked live after death, but it is in everlasting misery.
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