New International Version
Yet it was he who filled their houses with good things, so I stand aloof from the plans of the wicked.
King James Bible
Yet he filled their houses with good things: but the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Darby Bible Translation
Yet he filled their houses with good. But the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
World English Bible
Yet he filled their houses with good things, but the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Young's Literal Translation
And he hath filled their houses with good: (And the counsel of the wicked Hath been far from me.)
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But the counsel of the wicked is far from me - Sarcastically quoting Job's words, Job 21:14, Job 21:16. Job, having in the preceding chapter described the wicked, who said unto the Almighty, "Depart from us," etc., adds, But the counsel of the wicked is far from me. Eliphaz here, having described the impious, among whom he evidently ranks Job, makes use of the same expression, as if he had said, "Thank God, I have no connection with you nor your companions, nor is my mind contaminated by your creed."
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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 …
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Whether all Things are under Divine Providence
Covenanting Enforced by the Grant of Covenant Signs and Seals.
Epistle xxxix. To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria.
Does it please you to oppress me, to spurn the work of your hands, while you smile on the plans of the wicked?
The tents of marauders are undisturbed, and those who provoke God are secure-- those God has in his hand.
But their prosperity is not in their own hands, so I stand aloof from the plans of the wicked.
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