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Job 22:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Yet he filled their houses with good things: But the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Yet he filled their houses with good [things]: but the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Yet He filled their houses with good [things]; But the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Yet he filled their houses with good [things]: but the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Yet he filled their houses with good. But the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yet, he, had filled their houses with good! The counsel of the lawless, then, is far from me:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he hath filled their houses [with] good: (And the counsel of the wicked Hath been far from me.)
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Whereas he had filled their houses with good things: whose way of thinking be far from me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Yet he filled their houses with good things: but the counsell of the wicked is farre from me.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Yet he filled their houses with good things: but the counsel for the wicked is far from him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Yet he filled their houses with good [things]: but the counsel of the wicked is far from me.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Yet he x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
filled 4390
{4390} Prime
מָלֵא
male'
{maw-lay'}
A primitive root, to fill or (intransitively) be full of, in a wide application (literally and figuratively).
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
their houses 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
with good 2896
{2896} Prime
טוֹב
towb
{tobe}
From H2895; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well).
[things]: but the counsel 6098
{6098} Prime
עֵצָה
`etsah
{ay-tsaw'}
From H3289; advice; by implication plan; also prudence.
of the wicked 7563
{7563} Prime
רָשָׁע
rasha`
{raw-shaw'}
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
is far 7368
{7368} Prime
רָחַק
rachaq
{raw-khak'}
A primitive root; to widen (in any direction), that is, (intransitively) recede or (transitively) remove (literally or figuratively, of place or relation).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
from x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
me.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 22:18

_ _ “Yet” you say (see on Job 21:16) that it is “He who filled their houses with good” — “their good is not in their hand,” but comes from God.

_ _ but the counsel ... is — rather, “may the counsel be,” etc. Eliphaz sarcastically quotes in continuation Job’s words (Job 21:16). Yet, after uttering this godless sentiment, thou dost hypocritically add, “May the counsel,” etc.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 22:15-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 22:18

Yet — Yet it is true, that for a time God did prosper them, but at last, cut them off in a tremendous manner, But — He repeals Job's words, Job 21:16, not without reflection: thou didst say so, but against thy own principle, that God carries himself indifferently towards good and bad; but I who have observed God's terrible judgments upon wicked men, have much more reason to abhor their counsels.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 22:18

Yet he (m) filled their houses with good [things]: but the counsel of the wicked is far from me.

(m) He answers to that which Job had said, (Job 21:7) that the wicked have prosperity in this world; desiring that he might not be a partaker of the like.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
he filled:

Job 12:6 The tabernacles of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God bringeth [abundantly].
1 Samuel 2:7 The LORD maketh poor, and maketh rich: he bringeth low, and lifteth up.
Psalms 17:14 From men [which are] thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, [which have] their portion in [this] life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid [treasure]: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their [substance] to their babes.
Jeremiah 12:2 Thou hast planted them, yea, they have taken root: they grow, yea, they bring forth fruit: thou [art] near in their mouth, and far from their reins.
Acts 14:17 Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.
Acts 15:16 After this I will return, and will build again the tabernacle of David, which is fallen down; and I will build again the ruins thereof, and I will set it up:

the counsel:

Job 21:16 Lo, their good [is] not in their hand: the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Psalms 1:1 Blessed [is] the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
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1S 2:7. Jb 12:6; 21:16. Ps 1:1; 17:14. Jr 12:2. Ac 14:17; 15:16.

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