Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

He gives them security and financial support, but he watches everything they do.

New American Standard Bible

"He provides them with security, and they are supported; And His eyes are on their ways.

King James Version

Though it be given him to be in safety, whereon he resteth; yet his eyes are upon their ways.

Holman Bible

He gives them a sense of security, so they can rely on it,
but His eyes watch over their ways.

A Conservative Version

[God] gives them to be in security, and they rest in it. And his eyes are upon their ways.

American Standard Version

God giveth them to be in security, and they rest thereon; And his eyes are upon their ways.

Amplified

God gives them security, and they rest on it; and His eyes are upon their ways.

Bible in Basic English

He takes away his fear of danger and gives him support; and his eyes are on his ways.

Darby Translation

God setteth him in safety, and he resteth thereon; but his eyes are upon their ways.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If he gave credit to some to take them over, his eyes were upon their ways.

Julia Smith Translation

It will he given to him for confidence, and he will rest upon: and his eyes upon their ways.

King James 2000

Though it be given him to be in safety, he rests; yet his eyes are upon their ways.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He gives security to him, and he is supported, but his eyes [are] upon their ways.

Modern King James verseion

He gives safety to him, and he rests on it; yet His eyes are on their ways.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And though they might be safe, yet they will not receive it, for their eyes look upon their own ways.

NET Bible

God may let them rest in a feeling of security, but he is constantly watching all their ways.

New Heart English Bible

God gives them security, and they rest in it. His eyes are on their ways.

The Emphasized Bible

It is given him to be secure, and confident, yet, his eyes, are upon their ways.

Webster

Though it is given him to be in safety, on which he resteth; yet his eyes are upon their ways.

World English Bible

God gives them security, and they rest in it. His eyes are on their ways.

Youngs Literal Translation

He giveth to him confidence, and he is supported, And his eyes are on their ways.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Though it be given
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

him to be in safety
בּטח 
Betach 
Usage: 42

שׁען 
Sha`an 
Usage: 22

References

Easton

Eye

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech, Continued

22 God prolongs the life of the strong by his power, but they get up in the morning without purpose in life. 23 He gives them security and financial support, but he watches everything they do. 24 They're exalted momentarily, but then they are gone; they are humbled, just like all the others. They are cut down like heads of corn.


Cross References

Proverbs 15:3

The eyes of the LORD are in every place, observing both the evil and the good.

Job 11:11

For he knows mankind's deceitfulness; when he sees iniquity, won't he himself consider it?

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are at rest, and those who provoke God are secure, that is, those who carry their god in their pocket.

Psalm 10:13-14

Why do the wicked despise God and say to themselves, "God will not seek justice."?

Psalm 11:4-5

The LORD is in his holy Temple; the LORD's throne is in the heavens. His eyes see, his glance examines humanity.

Psalm 73:3-12

For I was envious of the proud when I observed the prosperity of the wicked.

Proverbs 5:21

Indeed, what a man does is always in the LORD's presence, and he weighs all his paths.

Proverbs 25:21-23

If your enemy hungers, give him food to eat; and if he thirsts, give him water to drink.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

Don't be surprised when you see the poor oppressed and the violent perverting both justice and verdicts in a province, for one high official watches another, and there are ones higher still over them.

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Whenever a sentence for a crime is not carried out swiftly, the human mind becomes determined to commit evil.

Isaiah 10:8-11

"Because this is what he is saying: "My commanders are all kings, are they not?

Isaiah 56:12

""Come!' they say, "let's have some wine, and let's fill ourselves with strong drink! Then, tomorrow will be like today, or even much better!'"

Jeremiah 12:1-3

You are righteous, LORD, even when I bring a complaint to you. But I want to discuss justice with you. Why does the way of the wicked prosper, while all who are treacherous are at ease?

Amos 8:7

"The LORD has sworn by the pride of Jacob: I will never forget anything they have done.

Amos 9:2

"Even if they burrow into Sheol, from there my hand will find them. Even if they ascend to the heavens, from there I will bring them down.

Habakkuk 1:13

Your eyes are too pure to gaze upon evil; and you cannot tolerate wickedness. So why do you tolerate the treacherous? And why do you stay silent while the wicked devour those who are more righteous than they are?

Luke 12:16-20

Then he told them a parable. He said, "The land of a certain rich man produced good crops.

Luke 12:45

But if that servant says to himself, "My master is taking a long time to come back,' and begins to beat the other servants and to eat, drink, and get drunk,

1 Thessalonians 5:3

When people say, "There is peace and security," destruction will strike them as suddenly as labor pains come to a pregnant woman, and they will not be able to escape.

Revelation 2:23

I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am the one who searches minds and hearts. I will reward each of you as your actions deserve.

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