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Job 34:26 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He striketh them as wicked men In the open sight of others;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of others;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “He strikes them like the wicked In a public place,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of others;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of others,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— In the place of lawless men, hath he chastised them, in presence of beholders.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— As wicked He hath stricken them, In the place of beholders.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He hath struck them, as being wicked, in open sight.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He striketh them as wicked men, in the open sight of others:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he quite destroys the ungodly, for they are seen before him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of others;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He striketh 5606
{5606} Prime
A primitive root; to clap the hands (in token of compact, derision, grief, indignation or punishment); by implication of satisfaction, to be enough; by implication of excess, to vomit.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
them as 8478
{8478} Prime
From the same as H8430; the bottom (as depressed); only adverbially below (often with prepositional prefix underneath), in lieu of, etc.
wicked men 7563
{7563} Prime
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
in the open 4725
{4725} Prime
From H6965; properly a standing, that is, a spot; but used widely of a locality (generally or specifically); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind).
sight 7200
{7200} Prime
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
of others;
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 34:26

_ _ He striketh them — chasteneth.

_ _ as — that is, because they are wicked.

_ _ sight of others — Sinners hid themselves in darkness; therefore they are punished before all, in open day. Image from the place of public execution (Job 40:12; Exodus 14:30; 2 Samuel 12:12).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 34:16-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 34:26

As — Because they are wicked men. In the open light — In publick view for their greater shame, and for the greater glory of his justice.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 34:26

He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of (u) others;

(u) Meaning, openly in the sight of all men.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Exodus 14:30 Thus the LORD saved Israel that day out of the hand of the Egyptians; and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea shore.
Deuteronomy 13:9-11 But thou shalt surely kill him; thine hand shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people. ... And all Israel shall hear, and fear, and shall do no more any such wickedness as this is among you.
Deuteronomy 21:21 And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.
2 Samuel 12:11-12 Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, and I will take thy wives before thine eyes, and give [them] unto thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun. ... For thou didst [it] secretly: but I will do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.
Psalms 58:10-11 The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked. ... So that a man shall say, Verily [there is] a reward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.
Isaiah 66:24 And they shall go forth, and look upon the carcases of the men that have transgressed against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh.
1 Timothy 5:20 Them that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear.
1 Timothy 5:24 Some men's sins are open beforehand, going before to judgment; and some [men] they follow after.
Revelation 18:9-10 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning, ... Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.
Revelation 18:20 Rejoice over her, [thou] heaven, and [ye] holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.

open sight of others:
Heb. place of beholders
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Ex 14:30. Dt 13:9; 21:21. 2S 12:11. Ps 58:10. Is 66:24. 1Ti 5:20, 24. Rv 18:9, 20.

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