New International Version
He keeps company with evildoers; he associates with the wicked.
King James Bible
Which goeth in company with the workers of iniquity, and walketh with wicked men.
Darby Bible Translation
And goeth in company with workers of iniquity, and walketh with wicked men.
World English Bible
Who goes in company with the workers of iniquity, and walks with wicked men?
Young's Literal Translation
And he hath travelled for company With workers of iniquity, So as to go with men of wickedness.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Which goeth in company with the workers of iniquity - This is an allusion to a caravan: all kinds of persons are found there; but yet a holy and respectable man might be found in that part of the company where profligates assembled. But surely this assertion of Elihu was not strictly true; and the words literally translated, will bear a less evil meaning: "Job makes a track ארח arach, to join fellowship, לחברה lechebrah, with the workers of iniquity;" i.e., Job's present mode of reasoning, when he says, "I am righteous, yet God hath taken away my judgment," is according to the assertion of sinners, who say, "There is no profit in serving God; for, if a man be righteous, he is not benefited by it, for God does not vindicate a just man's cause against his oppressors." By adopting so much of their creed, he intimates that Job is taking the steps that lead to fellowship with them. See Job 34:9.
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The ear trieth words, as the mouth tasteth meat.--JOB 34:3. Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.--Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.--I speak as to wise men; judge ye what I say.--Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith.--He that is spiritual judgeth all things. Take heed what ye hear.--I know …
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Covenanting Confers Obligation.
Whether a Sin is Aggravated by Reason of the Condition of the Person against whom it is Committed?
Whether Predestination is Certain?
Will you keep to the old path that the wicked have trod?
For he says, 'There is no profit in trying to please God.'
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