Job 22:10
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New American Standard Bible
"Therefore snares surround you, And sudden dread terrifies you,

King James Bible
Therefore snares are round about thee, and sudden fear troubleth thee;

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore snares are round about thee, and sudden fear troubleth thee;

World English Bible
Therefore snares are around you. Sudden fear troubles you,

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore round about thee are snares, And trouble thee doth fear suddenly.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Therefore snares are round about thee - "Snares" were used for catching wild animals and birds, and the word then came to denote any sudden calamity; see Job 18:8-10. Eliphaz here says, that it "must be" that these calamities came upon Job in consequence of such sins as he had specified. About that he took it for granted there could be no dispute.

And sudden fear - The calamities of Job came upon him suddenly Job 1. It was to this, doubtless, that Eliphaz alluded.

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What Life May be Made
'For then shalt thou have thy delight in the Almighty, and shalt lift up thy face unto God. 27. Thou shalt make thy prayer unto Him, and He shall hear thee, and thou shalt pay thy vows. 28. Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways. 29. When men are cast down, then thou shalt say, ... lifting up; and He shall save the humble person.'--JOB xxii. 26-29. These words are a fragment of one of the speeches of Job's friends, in which
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Whether Everything is Subject to the Providence of God?
Objection 1: It seems that everything is not subject to divine providence. For nothing foreseen can happen by chance. If then everything was foreseen by God, nothing would happen by chance. And thus hazard and luck would disappear; which is against common opinion. Objection 2: Further, a wise provider excludes any defect or evil, as far as he can, from those over whom he has a care. But we see many evils existing. Either, then, God cannot hinder these, and thus is not omnipotent; or else He does
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
Job 5:5
"His harvest the hungry devour And take it to a place of thorns, And the schemer is eager for their wealth.

Job 15:21
"Sounds of terror are in his ears; While at peace the destroyer comes upon him.

Job 18:8
"For he is thrown into the net by his own feet, And he steps on the webbing.

Job 36:17
"But you were full of judgment on the wicked; Judgment and justice take hold of you.

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