Job 32:22
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King James Version
For I know not to give flattering titles; in so doing my maker would soon take me away.

Darby Bible Translation
For I know not how to flatter; my Maker would soon take me away.

World English Bible
For I don't know how to give flattering titles; or else my Maker would soon take me away.

Young's Literal Translation
For I have not known to give flattering titles, In a little doth my Maker take me away.

Job 32:22 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

For I know not to give flattering {n} titles; in so doing my maker would soon take me away.

(n) The Hebrew word signifies to change the name as to call a fool a wise man: meaning, that he would not cloak the truth to flatter men.Job 32:22 Parallel Commentaries

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The Sinner Arraigned and Convicted.
1. Conviction of guilt necessary.--2. A charge of rebellion against God advanced.--3. Where it is shown--that all men are born under God's law.--4. That no man hath perfectly kept it.--5. An appeal to the reader's conscience on this head, that he hath not.--6. That to have broken it, is an evil inexpressibly great.--7. Illustrated by a more particular view of the aggravations of this guilt, arising--from knowledge.--8. From divine favors received.--9. From convictions of conscience overborne.--10.
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

Its Meaning
Deliverance from the condemning sentence of the Divine Law is the fundamental blessing in Divine salvation: so long as we continue under the curse, we can neither be holy nor happy. But as to the precise nature of that deliverance, as to exactly what it consists of, as to the ground on which it is obtained, and as to the means whereby it is secured, much confusion now obtains. Most of the errors which have been prevalent on this subject arose from the lack of a clear view of the thing itself, and
Arthur W. Pink—The Doctrine of Justification

Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &C.
Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &c. [1273] Seeing the chief end of all religion is to redeem men from the spirit and vain conversation of this world and to lead into inward communion with God, before whom if we fear always we are accounted happy; therefore all the vain customs and habits thereof, both in word and deed, are to be rejected and forsaken by those who come to this fear; such as taking off the hat to a man, the bowings and cringings of the body, and such other salutations of that
Robert Barclay—Theses Theologicae and An Apology for the True Christian Divinity

Cross References
Job 4:17
Shall mortal man be more just than God? shall a man be more pure than his maker?

Job 32:21
Let me not, I pray you, accept any man's person, neither let me give flattering titles unto man.

Job 33:1
Wherefore, Job, I pray thee, hear my speeches, and hearken to all my words.

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