King James Version
Behold, God will not cast away a perfect man, neither will he help the evil doers:
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, �God will not cast off a perfect man, neither will he take evil-doers by the hand.
World English Bible
"Behold, God will not cast away a blameless man, neither will he uphold the evildoers.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, God doth not reject the perfect, Nor taketh hold on the hand of evil doers.
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CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
help...: Heb. take the ungodly by the hand
come: Heb. shall not be
Behold, God will not cast away a perfect man, neither will he help the evil doers:Job 8:20 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryWhether all Merits and Demerits, One's Own as Well as those of Others, Will be Seen by Anyone at a Single Glance?
Objection 1: It would seem that not all merits and demerits, one's own as well as those of others, will be seen by anyone at a single glance. For things considered singly are not seen at one glance. Now the damned will consider their sins singly and will bewail them, wherefore they say (Wis. 5:8): "What hath pride profited us?" Therefore they will not see them all at a glance. Objection 2: Further, the Philosopher says (Topic. ii) that "we do not arrive at understanding several things at the same …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Hebrew Sages and their Proverbs
The Eternity and Unchangeableness of God.
That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far from thee: Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?
Remember, I pray thee, who ever perished, being innocent? or where were the righteous cut off?
That the wicked is reserved to the day of destruction? they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath.
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