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Job 24:22 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Yet [God] preserveth the mighty by his power: He riseth up that hath no assurance of life.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He draweth also the mighty with his power: he riseth up, and no [man] is sure of life.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “But He drags off the valiant by His power; He rises, but no one has assurance of life.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He draweth also the mighty with his power: he riseth up, and no [man] is sure of life.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He draweth also the mighty with his power; he riseth up, and no [man] is sure of life.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yea he draggeth along the mighty by his strength, He riseth up, and none hath assurance of life;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And hath drawn the mighty by his power, He riseth, and none believeth in life.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He hath pulled down the strong by his might: and when he standeth up, he shall not trust to his life.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He draweth also the mighty with his power: he riseth vp, and no [man] is sure of life.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And in wrath he has overthrown the helpless: therefore when he has arisen, [a man] will not feel secure of his own life.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He draweth also the mighty with his power: he riseth up, and no [man] is sure of life.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He draweth 4900
{4900} Prime
משׁךְ
mashak
{maw-shak'}
A primitive root; to draw, used in a great variety of applications (including to sow, to sound, to prolong, to develop, to march, to remove, to delay, to be tall, etc.).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
also the mighty 47
{0047} Prime
אַבִּיר
'abbiyr
{ab-beer'}
For H0046.
with his power: 3581
{3581} Prime
כֹּחַ
koach
{ko'-akh}
From an unused root meaning to be firm; vigor, literally (force, in a good or a bad sense) or figuratively (capacity, means, produce); also (from its hardiness) a large lizard.
he riseth up, 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
and no x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
[man] is sure 539
{0539} Prime
אָמַן
'aman
{aw-man'}
A primitive root; properly to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain; once (in Isaiah 30:21; by interchange for H0541) to go to the right hand.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
of life. 2416
{2416} Prime
חַי
chay
{khah'-ee}
From H2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Job 24:2-24.


Job 24:22-25

_ _ Reply of Job to the opinion of the friends. Experience proves the contrary. Translate: “But He (God) prolongeth the life of (literally, draweth out at length; Psalms 36:10, Margin) the mighty with His (God’s) power. He (the wicked) riseth up (from his sick bed) although he had given up hope of (literally, when he no longer believed in) life” (Deuteronomy 28:66).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 24:18-25.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 24:22

Draweth — Into his net.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 24:22

He draweth also the (y) mighty with his power: he riseth up, and no [man] is sure of life.

(y) He declares that after the wicked have destroyed the weakest, they will do the same to the stranger, and therefore are justly punished by God's judgments.

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draweth:

Esther 3:8-10 And Haman said unto king Ahasuerus, There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the people in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws [are] diverse from all people; neither keep they the king's laws: therefore it [is] not for the king's profit to suffer them. ... And the king took his ring from his hand, and gave it unto Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, the Jews' enemy.
Daniel 6:4-9 Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find none occasion nor fault; forasmuch as he [was] faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him. ... Wherefore king Darius signed the writing and the decree.
John 19:12-16 And from thenceforth Pilate sought to release him: but the Jews cried out, saying, If thou let this man go, thou art not Caesar's friend: whosoever maketh himself a king speaketh against Caesar. ... Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified. And they took Jesus, and led [him] away.
Revelation 16:13-14 And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs [come] out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. ... For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, [which] go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.
Revelation 17:2 With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.

no man is sure of life:
or, he trusteth not his own life
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