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Job 22:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee; And light shall shine upon thy ways.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “You will also decree a thing, and it will be established for you; And light will shine on your ways.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established to thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And thou shalt decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee; and light shall shine upon thy ways.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And thou shalt decree a purpose, and it shall be fulfilled unto thee, and, upon thy ways, shall have shone a light;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And thou decreest a saying, And it is established to thee, And on thy ways hath light shone.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thou shalt decree a thing, and it shall come to thee, and light shall shine in thy ways.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shal be established vnto thee: and the light shall shine vpon thy wayes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he shall establish to thee again a habitation of righteousness and there shall be light upon thy paths.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thou shalt also decree 1504
{1504} Prime
גָּזַר
gazar
{gaw-zar'}
A primitive root; to cut down or off; (figuratively) to destroy, divide, exclude or decide.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
a thing, 562
{0562} Prime
אֹמֶר
'omer
{o'-mer}
The same as H0561.
and it shall be established 6965
{6965} Prime
קוּם
quwm
{koom}
A primitive root; to rise (in various applications, literally, figuratively, intensively and causatively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
unto thee: and the light 216
{0216} Prime
אוֹר
'owr
{ore}
From H0215; illumination or (concretely) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.).
shall shine 5050
{5050} Prime
נָגַה
nagahh
{naw-gah'}
A primitive root; to glitter; causatively to illuminate.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
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.
thy ways. 1870
{1870} Prime
דֶּרֶךְ
derek
{deh'-rek}
From H1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively a course of life or mode of action, often adverbially.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 22:28

_ _ light — success.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 22:21-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 22:28

Established — Thy purposes shalt not be disappointed, but ratified by God. And in all thy counsels, and actions, God shall give thee the light of his direction and governance, and of comfort and success.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 22:28

Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the (t) light shall shine upon thy ways.

(t) That is, the favour of God.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
decree:

Psalms 20:4 Grant thee according to thine own heart, and fulfil all thy counsel.
Psalms 90:17 And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us: and establish thou the work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.
Lamentations 3:37 Who [is] he [that] saith, and it cometh to pass, [when] the Lord commandeth [it] not?
Matthew 21:22 And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
James 4:15 For that ye [ought] to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that.

the light:

Job 29:3 When his candle shined upon my head, [and when] by his light I walked [through] darkness;
Psalms 97:11 Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
Psalms 112:4 Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: [he is] gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.
Proverbs 4:18 But the path of the just [is] as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Isaiah 30:21 And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This [is] the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.
Malachi 4:2 But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.
John 8:12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
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Jb 29:3. Ps 20:4; 90:17; 97:11; 112:4. Pv 4:18. Is 30:21. Lm 3:37. Mal 4:2. Mt 21:22. Jn 8:12. Jm 4:15.

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