Job 34:26
New International Version
He punishes them for their wickedness where everyone can see them,

New Living Translation
He strikes them down because they are wicked, doing it openly for all to see.

English Standard Version
He strikes them for their wickedness in a place for all to see,

Berean Study Bible
He strikes them for their wickedness in full view,

King James Bible
He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of others;

New King James Version
He strikes them as wicked men In the open sight of others,

New American Standard Bible
“He strikes them like the wicked In a public place,

NASB 1995
“He strikes them like the wicked In a public place,

NASB 1977
“He strikes them like the wicked In a public place,

Amplified Bible
“He strikes them like the wicked In a public place,

Christian Standard Bible
In full view of the public, he strikes them for their wickedness,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In full view of the public, He strikes them for their wickedness,

American Standard Version
He striketh them as wicked men In the open sight of others;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And their works will be leveled under evil in the place of power

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he quite destroys the ungodly, for they are seen before him.

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

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

English Revised Version
He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of others;

Good News Translation
He punishes sinners where all can see it,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In return for their evil, he strikes them in public,

International Standard Version
"He strikes the wicked among them in a place where they can be seen

JPS Tanakh 1917
He striketh them as wicked men In the open sight of others;

Literal Standard Version
As wicked He has struck them, In the place of beholders.

NET Bible
He strikes them for their wickedness, in a place where people can see,

New Heart English Bible
He strikes them as wicked men in the open sight of others;

World English Bible
He strikes them as wicked men in the open sight of others;

Young's Literal Translation
As wicked He hath stricken them, In the place of beholders.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elihu Confirms God's Justice
25Therefore, He recognizes their deeds; He overthrows them in the night and they are crushed. 26He strikes them for their wickedness in full view, 27because they turned aside from Him and had no regard for any of His ways.…

Cross References
Job 36:6
He does not keep the wicked alive, but He grants justice to the afflicted.

Job 38:13
that it might spread to the ends of the earth and shake the wicked out of it?

Psalm 9:5
You have rebuked the nations; You have destroyed the wicked; You have erased their name forever and ever.

Psalm 11:5
The LORD tests the righteous and the wicked; His soul hates the lover of violence.


Treasury of Scripture

He strikes them as wicked men in the open sight of others;

in

Exodus 14:30
Thus the LORD saved Israel that day out of the hand of the Egyptians; and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea shore.

Deuteronomy 13:9-11
But thou shalt surely kill him; thine hand shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people…

Deuteronomy 21:21
And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.

open sight of others.









(26) He striketh them as wicked men.--Rather, in the place of wicked men he striketh them: i.e., the wicked--that is, "He executeth His judgments in the sight of all beholders, striking down wicked men in their very place, so that there can be no doubt as to who are stricken or why they are stricken."

Verse 26. - He striketh them as wicked men; i.e. as open and acknowledged malefactors. In the open sight of others; literally, in the place of beholders; i.e. publicly, openly, where their fate is an example to others.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He strikes
סְפָקָ֗ם (sə·p̄ā·qām)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5606: To clap the hands, of satisfaction, to be enough, of excess, to vomit

them for
תַּֽחַת־ (ta·ḥaṯ-)
Preposition
Strong's 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

their wickedness
רְשָׁעִ֥ים (rə·šā·‘îm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 7563: Wrong, an, bad person

in full
בִּמְק֥וֹם (bim·qō·wm)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4725: A standing, a spot, a condition

view,
רֹאִֽים׃ (rō·’îm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 7200: To see


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