Job 34:26
Good News Translation
He punishes sinners where all can see it,

New Revised Standard Version
He strikes them for their wickedness while others look on,

Contemporary English Version
And while others look on, he punishes them because they were evil

New American Bible
Where the wicked are, he strikes them, in a place where all can see,

Douay-Rheims Bible
He hath struck them, as being wicked, in open sight.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He hath struck them, as being wicked, in open sight.


Exodus 14:30 And the Lord delivered Israel in that day out of the hands of the Egyptians.

Deuteronomy 13:9-11 But thou shalt presently put him to death. Let thy hand be first upon him, and afterwards the hands of all the people. . . .

Deuteronomy 21:21 The people of the city shall stone him: and he shall die, that you may take away the evil out of the midst of you, and all Israel hearing it may be afraid.

2 Samuel 12:11,12 Thus saith the Lord: Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thy own house, and I will take thy wives before thy eyes and give them to thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun. . . .

Psalm 58:10,11 The just shall rejoice when he shall see the revenge: he shall wash his hands in the blood of the sinner. . . .

Isaiah 66:24 And they shall go out, and see the carcasses of the men that have transgressed against me: their worm shall not die, and their fire shall not be quenched: and they shall be a loathsome sight to all flesh.

1 Timothy 5:20,24 Them that sin reprove before all that the rest also may have fear. . . .

Revelation 18:9,10,20 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived in delicacies with her, shall weep and bewail themselves over her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning: . . .

open sight of others.

Elihu Confirms God's Justice
25For he knoweth their works: and therefore he shall bring night on them, and they shall be destroyed. 26He hath struck them, as being wicked, in open sight.27Who as it were on purpose have revolted from him, and would not understand all his ways:…
Cross References
Job 36:6
But he saveth not the wicked, and he giveth judgment to the poor.

Job 38:13
And didst thou hold the extremities of the earth shaking them, and hast thou shaken the ungodly out of it?

Psalm 9:5
Thou hast rebuked the Gentiles, and the wicked one hath perished; thou hast blotted out their name for ever and ever.

Psalm 11:5
The Lord is in his holy temple, the Lord's throne is in heaven. His eyes look on the poor man: his eyelids examine the sons of men.

Job 34:25
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