Job 22:16
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New International Version
They were carried off before their time, their foundations washed away by a flood.

King James Bible
Which were cut down out of time, whose foundation was overflown with a flood:

Darby Bible Translation
Who were carried off before the time, whose foundation was overflowed with a flood;

World English Bible
who were snatched away before their time, whose foundation was poured out as a stream,

Young's Literal Translation
Who have been cut down unexpectedly, A flood is poured out on their foundation.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Whose foundation was overflown with a flood - The unrighteous in the days of Noah, who appear to have had an abundance of all temporal good, (Job 22:18), and who surpassed the deeds of all the former wicked, said in effect to God, Depart from us. And when Noah preached unto them the terrors of the Lord, and the necessity of repentance, they rejected his preaching with, What can the Almighty do for us? Let him do his worst; we care not for him, Job 22:17. For למו lamo, to Them, the Septuagint, Syriac, and Arabic have evidently read לנו lanu, to Us. This reading quotes their own saying; the former reading narrates it in the third person. The meaning, however, is the same.

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Job 15:32 It shall be accomplished before his time, and his branch shall not be green.

Psalm 55:23 But you, O God, shall bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days...

Psalm 102:24 I said, O my God, take me not away in the middle of my days: your years are throughout all generations.

Ecclesiastes 7:17 Be not over much wicked, neither be you foolish: why should you die before your time?

whose foundation was overflown with a flood. Heb. a flood was poured upon their foundation

Genesis 7:11,17-24 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month...

Matthew 24:37-39 But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be...

1 Peter 3:19,20 By which also he went and preached to the spirits in prison...

2 Peter 2:5 And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness...

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December 29 Morning
Understanding what the will of the Lord is.--EPH. 5:17. This is the will of God, even your sanctification.--Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.--This is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.--We know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Whether all Things are under Divine Providence
Whether All Things are under Divine Providence We proceed to the second article thus: 1. It seems that not all things are under divine providence. For nothing that is ordained happens contingently, and if all things were provided by God, nothing would happen contingently. There would then be no such thing as chance or fortune. But this is contrary to common opinion. 2. Again, every wise provider, so far as he is able, preserves those in his care from defect and from evil. But we see many evils in
Aquinas—Nature and Grace

Covenanting Enforced by the Grant of Covenant Signs and Seals.
To declare emphatically that the people of God are a covenant people, various signs were in sovereignty vouchsafed. The lights in the firmament of heaven were appointed to be for signs, affording direction to the mariner, the husbandman, and others. Miracles wrought on memorable occasions, were constituted signs or tokens of God's universal government. The gracious grant of covenant signs was made in order to proclaim the truth of the existence of God's covenant with his people, to urge the performance
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Epistle xxxix. To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria.
To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria. Gregory to Eulogius, &c. As cold water to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country (Prov. xxv. 25). But what can be good news to me, so far as concerns the behoof of holy Church, but to hear of the health and safety of your to me most sweet Holiness, who, from your perception of the light of truth, both illuminate the same Church with the word of preaching, and mould it to a better way by the example of your manners? As often, too, as I recall in
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
Matthew 7:26
But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand.

Matthew 7:27
The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell with a great crash."

Job 4:19
how much more those who live in houses of clay, whose foundations are in the dust, who are crushed more readily than a moth!

Job 14:19
as water wears away stones and torrents wash away the soil, so you destroy a person's hope.

Job 15:32
Before his time he will wither, and his branches will not flourish.

Job 21:13
They spend their years in prosperity and go down to the grave in peace.

Job 21:18
How often are they like straw before the wind, like chaff swept away by a gale?

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