New American Standard Bible
"If they hear and serve Him, They will end their days in prosperity And their years in pleasures.
King James Bible
If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.
Darby Bible Translation
If they hearken and serve him, they shall accomplish their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.
World English Bible
If they listen and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.
Young's Literal Translation
If they do hear and serve, They complete their days in good, And their years in pleasantness.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
If they obey and serve him - That is, if, as the result of their afflictions, they repent of their sins, seek his mercy, and serve him in time to come, they shall be prospered still. The design of affliction, Elihu says, is, not to cut them off, but to bring them to repentance. This sentiment he had advanced and illustrated before at greater length; see the notes at Job 33:23-28. The object of all this is, doubtless, to assure Job that he should not regard his calamities either as proof that he had never understood religion - as his friends maintained; or that God was severe, and did not regard those that loved and obeyed him - as Job had seemed to suppose; but that there was something in his life and conduct which made discipline necessary, and that if he would repcnt of that, he would find returning prosperity, and end his days in happiness and peace.
LibraryWhether Christ Will Judge under the Form of his Humanity?
Objection 1: It would seem that Christ will not judge under the form of His humanity. For judgment requires authority in the judge. Now Christ has authority over the quick and the dead as God, for thus is He the Lord and Creator of all. Therefore He will judge under the form of His Godhead. Objection 2: Further, invincible power is requisite in a judge; wherefore it is written (Eccles. 7:6): "Seek not to be made a judge, unless thou have strength enough to extirpate iniquities." Now invincible power …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether the Judicial Power Corresponds to Voluntary Poverty?
1 Timothy 4:8
for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.
"They spend their days in prosperity, And suddenly they go down to Sheol.
You will make known to me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.
For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He will beautify the afflicted ones with salvation.
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