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Job 20:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Knowest thou [not] this of old time, Since man was placed upon earth,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Knowest thou [not] this of old, since man was placed upon earth,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Do you know this from of old, From the establishment of man on earth,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Knowest thou [not] this of old, since man was placed upon earth,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Knowest thou [not] this, that of old, since man was placed upon earth,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Knowest thou, this—from antiquity, from the placing of man upon earth:—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— This hast thou known from antiquity? Since the placing of man on earth?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— This I know from the beginning, since man was placed upon the earth,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Knowest thou [not] this of old, since man was placed vpon earth,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Hast thou [not] known these things of old, from the time that man was set upon the earth?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Knowest thou [not] this of old, since man was placed upon earth,

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Knowest 3045
{3045} Prime
ידע
yada`
{yaw-dah'}
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
thou [not] this x2063
(2063) Complement
זֹאת
zo'th
{zothe'}
Irregular feminine of H2089; this (often used adverbially).
of x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
old, 5703
{5703} Prime
עַד
`ad
{ad}
From H5710; properly a (peremptory) terminus, that is, (by implication) duration, in the sense of perpetuity (substantially as a noun, either with or without a preposition).
since x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
man 120
{0120} Prime
אָדָם
'adam
{aw-dawm'}
From H0119; ruddy, that is, a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.).
was placed 7760
{7760} Prime
שׂוּם
suwm
{soom}
A primitive root; to put (used in a great variety of applications, literally, figuratively, inferentially and elliptically).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
earth, 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 20:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 20:4

This — Which I am now about to say. Since — Since the world was made.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
thou not:

Job 8:8-9 For enquire, I pray thee, of the former age, and prepare thyself to the search of their fathers: ... (For we [are but of] yesterday, and know nothing, because our days upon earth [are] a shadow:)
Job 15:10 With us [are] both the grayheaded and very aged men, much elder than thy father.
Job 32:7 I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

man:

Genesis 1:28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
Genesis 9:1-3 And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth. ... Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.
Psalms 115:16 The heaven, [even] the heavens, [are] the LORD'S: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.
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Gn 1:28; 9:1. Jb 8:8; 15:10; 32:7. Ps 115:16.

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