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Job 34:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For his eyes are upon the ways of a man, And he seeth all his goings.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For his eyes [are] upon the ways of man, and he seeth all his goings.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For His eyes are upon the ways of a man, And He sees all his steps.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For his eyes [are] upon the ways of man, and he seeth all his goings.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For his eyes are upon the ways of man, and he seeth all his steps.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, his eyes, are on the ways of a man, and, all his footsteps, he beholdeth,—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For His eyes [are] on the ways of each, And all his steps He doth see.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For his eyes are upon the ways of men, and he considereth all their steps.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For his eyes [are] vpon the wayes of man, and he seeth all his goings.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For he surveys the works of men, and nothing of what they do has escaped him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For his eyes [are] upon the ways of man, and he seeth all his goings.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
his eyes 5869
{5869} Prime
עַיִן
`ayin
{ah'-yin}
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
[are] 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.
the 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.
of man, 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
and he seeth 7200
{7200} Prime
רָאָה
ra'ah
{raw-aw'}
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
his goings. 6806
{6806} Prime
צַעַד
tsa`ad
{tsah'-ad}
From H6804; a pace or regular step.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 34:21

_ _ God’s omniscience and omnipotence enable Him to execute immediate justice. He needs not to be long on the “watch,” as Job thought (Job 7:12; 2 Chronicles 16:9; Jeremiah 32:19).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 34:16-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 34:21

For — God doth not destroy either prince or people unjustly, no nor out of his mere pleasure, but for their sins, which he sees exactly, although they use all possible arts to hide them.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Job 31:4 Doth not he see my ways, and count all my steps?
Genesis 16:13 And she called the name of the LORD that spake unto her, Thou God seest me: for she said, Have I also here looked after him that seeth me?
2 Chronicles 16:9 For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of [them] whose heart [is] perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth thou shalt have wars.
Psalms 34:15 The eyes of the LORD [are] upon the righteous, and his ears [are open] unto their cry.
Psalms 139:23 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:
Proverbs 5:21 For the ways of man [are] before the eyes of the LORD, and he pondereth all his goings.
Proverbs 15:3 The eyes of the LORD [are] in every place, beholding the evil and the good.
Jeremiah 16:17 For mine eyes [are] upon all their ways: they are not hid from my face, neither is their iniquity hid from mine eyes.
Jeremiah 17:10 I the LORD search the heart, [I] try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, [and] according to the fruit of his doings.
Jeremiah 32:19 Great in counsel, and mighty in work: for thine eyes [are] open upon all the ways of the sons of men: to give every one according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings:
Amos 9:8 Behold, the eyes of the Lord GOD [are] upon the sinful kingdom, and I will destroy it from off the face of the earth; saving that I will not utterly destroy the house of Jacob, saith the LORD.
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Gn 16:13. 2Ch 16:9. Jb 31:4. Ps 34:15; 139:23. Pv 5:21; 15:3. Jr 16:17; 17:10; 32:19. Am 9:8.

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