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Job 27:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, And the innocent shall divide the silver.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He may prepare [it], but the just shall put [it] on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He may prepare [it], but the just will wear [it] And the innocent will divide the silver.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He may prepare [it], but the just shall put [it] on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on; and the innocent shall divide the silver.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— He may prepare, but, the righteous, shall put on, and, the silver, shall the innocent apportion.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— He prepareth—and the righteous putteth [it] on, And the silver the innocent doth apportion.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He shall prepare indeed, but the just man shall be clothed with it: and the innocent shall divide the silver.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He may prepare [it], but the iust shall put it on, and the innocent shall diuide the siluer.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— All these things shall the righteous gain, and the truehearted shall possess his wealth.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He may prepare [it], but the just shall put [it] on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He may prepare 3559
{3559} Prime
כּוּן
kuwn
{koon}
A primitive root; properly to be erect (that is, stand perpendicular);. hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
[it], but the just 6662
{6662} Prime
צַדִּיק
tsaddiyq
{tsad-deek'}
From H6663; just.
shall put [it] on, 3847
{3847} Prime
לָבַשׁ
labash
{law-bash'}
A primitive root; properly wrap around, that is, (by implication) to put on a garment or clothe (oneself, or another), literally or figuratively.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and the innocent 5355
{5355} Prime
נָקִי
naqiy
{naw-kee'}
From H5352; innocent.
shall divide 2505
{2505} Prime
חָלַק
chalaq
{khaw-lak'}
A primitive root; to be smooth (figuratively); by implication (as smooth stones were used for lots) to apportion or separate.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the silver. 3701
{3701} Prime
כֶּסֶף
keceph
{keh'-sef}
From H3700; silver (from its pale color); by implication money.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Job 27:11-23.


Job 27:17

_ _ Introverted parallelism. (See on Introduction). Of the four clauses in the two verses, one answers to four, two to three (so Matthew 7:6).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 27:11-23.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
but the just:

Proverbs 13:22 A good [man] leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner [is] laid up for the just.
Proverbs 28:8 He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.
Ecclesiastes 2:26 For [God] giveth to a man that [is] good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to [him that is] good before God. This also [is] vanity and vexation of spirit.
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Pv 13:22; 28:8. Ec 2:26.

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