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Job 21:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Their houses are safe from fear, Neither is the rod of God upon them.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Their houses [are] safe from fear, neither [is] the rod of God upon them.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Their houses are safe from fear, And the rod of God is not on them.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Their houses [are] safe from fear, neither [is] the rod of God upon them.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Their houses are safe from fear, neither is the rod of +God upon them.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Their houses, are at peace, without dread, neither is, the rod of GOD, upon them;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Their houses [are] peace without fear, Nor [is] a rod of God upon them.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Their houses are secure and peaceable, and the rod of God is not upon them.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Their houses are safe from feare, neither [is] the rod of God vpon them.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Their houses are prosperous, neither [have they] any where [cause for] fear, neither is there a scourge from the Lord upon them.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Their houses [are] safe from fear, neither [is] the rod of Eloah upon them.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Their houses 1004
{1004} Prime
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
[are] safe 7965
{7965} Prime
From H7999; safe, that is, (figuratively) well, happy, friendly; also (abstractly) welfare, that is, health, prosperity, peace.
from fear, 6343
{6343} Prime
From H6342; a (sudden) alarm (properly the object feared, by implication the feeling).
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
neither x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
[is] the rod 7626
{7626} Prime
From an unused root probably meaning to branch off; a scion, that is, (literally) a stick (for punishing, writing, fighting, ruling, walking, etc.) or (figuratively) a clan.
of lh אֱלוֹהַ 433
{0433} Prime
(The second form is rare); probably prolonged (emphatically) from H0410; a deity or the deity.
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
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.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 21:9

_ _ Literally, “peace from fear”; with poetic force. Their house is peace itself, far removed from fear. Opposed to the friends’ assertion, as to the bad (Job 15:21-24; Job 20:26-28), and conversely, the good (Job 5:23, Job 5:24).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 21:7-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
safe from fear:
Heb. peace from fear,
Job 15:21 A dreadful sound [is] in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.
Job 18:11 Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet.
Psalms 73:19 How are they [brought] into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.
Isaiah 57:19-21 I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to [him that is] far off, and to [him that is] near, saith the LORD; and I will heal him. ... [There is] no peace, saith my God, to the wicked.

the rod:

Job 9:34 Let him take his rod away from me, and let not his fear terrify me:
Psalms 73:5 They [are] not in trouble [as other] men; neither are they plagued like [other] men.
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