New Living Translation
"The wicked writhe in pain throughout their lives. Years of trouble are stored up for the ruthless.
King James Bible
The wicked man travaileth with pain all his days, and the number of years is hidden to the oppressor.
Darby Bible Translation
All his days the wicked man is tormented, and numbered years are allotted to the violent.
World English Bible
the wicked man writhes in pain all his days, even the number of years that are laid up for the oppressor.
Young's Literal Translation
'All days of the wicked he is paining himself, And few years have been laid up for the terrible one.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:20 Pain - Lives a life of care, and fear, and grief, by reason of God's wrath, the torments of his own mind, and his outward calamities. Hidden - He knows not how short the time of his life is, and therefore lives in continual fear of losing it. Oppressor - To the wicked man: he names this one sort of them, because he supposed Job to be guilty of this sin, in opposition of what Job had affirmed of the safety of such persons, chap.12:6, and because such are apt to promise themselves a longer and happier life than other men.
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Objection 1: It would seem that pride is not the most grievous of sins. For the more difficult a sin is to avoid, the less grievous it would seem to be. Now pride is most difficult to avoid; for Augustine says in his Rule (Ep. ccxi), "Other sins find their vent in the accomplishment of evil deeds, whereas pride lies in wait for good deeds to destroy them." Therefore pride is not the most grievous of sins. Objection 2: Further, "The greater evil is opposed to the greater good," as the Philosopher …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Redeemer's Return is Necessitated by the Lamentation of all Creation.
Whether There is Hope in the Damned
from those to whom the land was given long before any foreigners arrived.
That dark day terrifies them. They live in distress and anguish, like a king preparing for battle.
"Why doesn't the Almighty bring the wicked to judgment? Why must the godly wait for him in vain?
"This is what the wicked will receive from God; this is their inheritance from the Almighty.
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