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Job 29:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And I brake the jaws of the unrighteous, And plucked the prey out of his teeth.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And I brake the jaws of the wicked, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “I broke the jaws of the wicked And snatched the prey from his teeth.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And I broke the jaws of the wicked, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And I broke the jaws of the unrighteous, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And I shivered the fangs of the perverse,—and, out of his teeth, I tare the prey.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And I break the jaw-teeth of the perverse, And from his teeth I cast away prey.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— I broke the jaws of the wicked man, and out of his teeth I took away the prey.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And I brake the iawes of the wicked, and pluckt the spoile out of his teeth.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And I broke the jaw-teeth of the unrighteous; I plucked the spoil out of the midst of their teeth.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And I brake the jaws of the wicked, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And I brake 7665
{7665} Prime
A primitive root; to burst (literally or figuratively).
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
the jaws 4973
{4973} Prime
Contracted from H3216; properly a biter, that is, a tooth.
of the wicked, 5767
{5767} Prime
Intensive from H5765; evil (morally).
and plucked 7993
{7993} Prime
A primitive root; to throw out, down or away (literally or figuratively).
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
the spoil 2964
{2964} Prime
From H2963; something torn, that is, a fragment, for example a fresh leaf, prey, food.
out of his teeth. 8127
{8127} Prime
From H8150; a tooth (as sharp); specifically (for H8143) ivory; figuratively a cliff.
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Job 29:12-17.

Job 29:17

_ _ Image from combating with wild beasts (Job 4:11; Psalms 3:7). So compassionate was Job to the oppressed, so terrible to the oppressor!

_ _ jaws — Job broke his power, so that he could do no more hurt, and tore from him the spoil, which he had torn from others.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 29:7-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
I brake:

Psalms 3:7 Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for thou hast smitten all mine enemies [upon] the cheek bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.
Psalms 58:8 As a snail [which] melteth, let [every one of them] pass away: [like] the untimely birth of a woman, [that] they may not see the sun.
Proverbs 30:14 [There is] a generation, whose teeth [are as] swords, and their jaw teeth [as] knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from [among] men.

Heb. jaw teeth, or grinders

and plucked:
Heb. and cast,
1 Samuel 17:35 And I went out after him, and smote him, and delivered [it] out of his mouth: and when he arose against me, I caught [him] by his beard, and smote him, and slew him.
Psalms 124:3 Then they had swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us:
Psalms 124:6 Blessed [be] the LORD, who hath not given us [as] a prey to their teeth.
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1S 17:35. Ps 3:7; 58:8; 124:3, 6. Pv 30:14.

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