Job 22:20
Good News Translation
All that the wicked own is destroyed, and fire burns up anything that is left.

Contemporary English Version
saying, "Our enemies are gone, and fire has destroyed their possessions."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Is not their exaltation cut down, and hath not fire devoured the remnants of them?

New American Bible
“Truly our enemies are destroyed, and what was left to them, fire has consumed!”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Is not their exaltation cut down, and hath not fire devoured the remnants of them?

our substance.

Job 4:7 Remember, I pray thee, who ever perished being innocent? or when were the just destroyed?

Job 8:3,4 Doth God pervert judgment, or doth the Almighty overthrow that which is just? . . .

Job 15:5,6 For thy iniquity hath taught thy mouth, and thou imitatest the tongue of blasphemers. . . .

Job 20:18,19 He shall be punished for all that he did, and yet shall not be consumed: according to the multitude of his devices so also shall he suffer. . . .

Job 21:27,28 Surely I know your thoughts, and your unjust judgments against me. . . .

Luke 13:1-5 And there were present, at that very time, some that told him of the Galileans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. . . .

the remnant.

Job 1:16 And while he was yet speaking, another came, and said: The fire of God fell from heaven, and striking the sheep and the servants, hath consumed them; and I alone have escaped to tell thee.

Job 20:26 All darkness is hid in his secret places: a fire that is not kindled shall devour him, he shall be afflicted when left in his tabernacle.

Genesis 19:24 And the Lord rained upon Sodom and Gomorrha brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven.

Luke 17:29,30 And in the day that Lot went out of Sodom, it rained fire and brimstone from heaven and destroyed them all. . . .

2 Peter 2:6,7 And reducing the cities of the Sodomites and of the Gomorrhites into ashes, condemned them to be overthrown, making them an example to those that should after act wickedly, . . .

Context
Eliphaz Exhorts Job
19The just shall see, and shall rejoice, and the innocent shall laugh them to scorn. 20Is not their exaltation cut down, and hath not fire devoured the remnants of them?21Submit thyself then to him, and be at peace: and thereby thou shalt have the best fruits.…
Cross References
Genesis 31:15
Hath he not counted us as strangers, and sold us, and eaten up the price of us?

Job 15:30
He shall not depart out of darkness: the flame shall dry up his branches, and he shall be taken away by the breath of his own mouth.

Additional Translations
‘Surely our foes are destroyed, and fire has consumed their excess.’Whereas our substance is not cut down, but the remnant of them the fire consumes.

Saying , Surely they that did rise up against us are cut off, And the remnant of them the fire hath consumed.

Verily their substance has been utterly destroyed, and the fire shall devour what is left of their property.

Is not he who rose against us destroyed, and doth not the fire consume his residue?

Saying, Surely they that did rise up against us are cut off, and the remnant of them the fire hath consumed.

Whereas our substance is not cut down, but the remnant of them the fire consumeth.

saying, 'Surely those who rose up against us are cut off. The fire has consumed the remnant of them.'

'Surely our substance hath not been cut off, And their excellency hath fire consumed.'
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