New International Version
"Here is the fate God allots to the wicked, the heritage a ruthless man receives from the Almighty:
King James Bible
This is the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, which they shall receive of the Almighty.
Darby Bible Translation
This is the portion of the wicked man with God, and the heritage of the violent, which they receive from the Almighty: --
World English Bible
"This is the portion of a wicked man with God, the heritage of oppressors, which they receive from the Almighty.
Young's Literal Translation
This is the portion of wicked man with God, And the inheritance of terrible ones From the Mighty they receive.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This is the portion of a wicked man - Job now commences his promised teaching; and what follows is a description of the lot or portion of the wicked man and of tyrants. And this remuneration shall they have with God in general, though the hand of man be not laid upon them. Though he does not at all times show his displeasure against the wicked, by reducing them to a state of poverty and affliction, yet he often does it so that men may see it; and at other times he seems to pass them by, reserving their judgment for another world, that men may not forget that there is a day of judgment and perdition for ungodly men, and a future recompense for the righteous.
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LibraryThe Touchstone of Godly Sincerity
Who, then, is this "wicked man," thus portrayed before us? And what are the first symptoms of his depravity? We ask not the question idly, but in order that we take heed against the uprise of such an evil in ourselves. "Beneath the saintly veil the votary of sin May lurk unseen; and to that eye alone Which penetrates the heart, may stand revealed." The hypocrite is very often an exceedingly neat imitation of the Christian. To the common observer he is so good a counterfeit that he entirely escapes …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
Wesley in St. Albans Abbey
All his days the wicked man suffers torment, the ruthless man through all the years stored up for him.
Such is the fate God allots the wicked, the heritage appointed for them by God."
You have all seen this yourselves. Why then this meaningless talk?
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