Job 22:24
Good News Translation
Throw away your gold; dump your finest gold in the dry stream bed.

Contemporary English Version
So get rid of your finest gold, as though it were sand.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall give for earth flint, and for flint torrents of gold.

New American Bible
And treat raw gold as dust, the fine gold of Ophir as pebbles in the wadi,

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He shall give for earth flint, and for flint torrents of gold.

lay up

1 Kings 10:21 Moreover, all the vessels out of which king Solomon drank, were of gold: and all the furniture of the house of the forest of Libanus was of most pure gold: there was no silver, nor was any account made of it in the days of Solomon:

2 Chronicles 1:5 And the altar of brass, which Beseleel the son of Uri the son of Hur had made, was there before the tabernacle of the Lord: and Solomon and all the assembly sought it:

2 Chronicles 9:10,27 And the servants also of Hiram, with the servants of Solomon, brought gold from Ophir, and thyine trees, and most precious stones: . . .

as dust.

Genesis 10:29 And Ophir, and Hevila, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Jectan.

1 Kings 9:28 And they came to Ophir; and they brought from thence to king Solomon four hundred and twenty talents of gold.

1 Kings 22:48 But king Josaphat made navies on the sea, to sail into Ophir for gold: but they could not go, for the ships were broken in Asiongaber.

Psalm 45:9 The daughters of kings have delighted thee in thy glory. The queen stood on thy right hand, in gilded clothing; surrounded with variety.

Isaiah 13:12 A man shall be more precious than gold, yea a man than the finest of gold.

Context
Eliphaz Exhorts Job
23If thou wilt return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, and shalt put away iniquity far from thy tabernacle. 24He shall give for earth flint, and for flint torrents of gold.25And the Almighty shall be against thy enemies, and silver shall be heaped together for thee.…
Cross References
1 Kings 10:11
(The navy also of Hiram, which brought gold from Ophir, brought from Ophir great plenty of thyine trees, and precious stones.

Job 22:25
And the Almighty shall be against thy enemies, and silver shall be heaped together for thee.

Job 31:24
If I have thought gold my strength, and have said to fine gold: My confidence:

Job 31:25
If I have rejoiced over my great riches, and because my hand had gotten much.

Additional Translations
and consign your gold to the dust and the gold of Ophir to the stones of the ravines,Then shall you lay up gold as dust, and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks.

And lay thou thy treasure in the dust, And the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brooks;

Thou shalt lay up for thyself treasure in a heap on the rock; and Sophir shall be as the rock of the torrent.

And put the precious ore with the dust, and [the gold of] Ophir among the stones of the torrents,

And lay thou thy treasure in the dust, and the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brooks;

Then shalt thou lay up gold as dust, and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks.

Lay your treasure in the dust, the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brooks.

So as to set on the dust a defence, And on a rock of the valleys a covering.
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