Job 20:24
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New American Standard Bible
"He may flee from the iron weapon, But the bronze bow will pierce him.

King James Bible
He shall flee from the iron weapon, and the bow of steel shall strike him through.

Darby Bible Translation
If he have fled from the iron weapon, the bow of brass shall strike him through.

World English Bible
He shall flee from the iron weapon. The bronze arrow shall strike him through.

Young's Literal Translation
He fleeth from an iron weapon, Pass through him doth a bow of brass.

Job 20:24 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

To the works cast up by a besieging army for the annoyance of a city by their weapons of war:

His troops advanced together against me;

They throw up their way against me,

And they encamp round about my dwelling. Job 19:12.

In this connection, also, should be mentioned the sublime description of the war-horse in Job 39:19, following The horse was undoubtedly used in war and a more sublime description of this animal caparisoned for battle, impatient for the contest, does not occur in any language:

Hast thou given the horse his strength?

Hast thou clothed his neck with thunder?

Dost thou make him to leap as the locust?

How terrible is the glory of his nostrils!

He paweth in the valley; he exulteth in his strength;

He goeth forth into the midst of arms.

He laugheth at fear, and is nothing daunted;

And he turneth not back from the sword.

Upon him rattleth the quiver;

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Whether the Ashes from which the Human Body Will be Restored have any Natural Inclination Towards the Soul which Will be United to Them?
Objection 1: It would seem that the ashes from which the human body will be restored will have a natural inclination towards the soul which will be united to them. For if they had no inclination towards the soul, they would stand in the same relation to that soul as other ashes. Therefore it would make no difference whether the body that is to be united to that soul were restored from those ashes or from others: and this is false. Objection 2: Further, the body is more dependent on the soul than
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
WHEN St. Paul wrote his Epistle to Titus about his duty as a minister, he mentioned young men as a class requiring peculiar attention. After speaking of aged men and aged women, and young women, he adds this pithy advice, "Young men likewise exhort to be sober-minded" (Tit. 2:6). I am going to follow the Apostle's advice. I propose to offer a few words of friendly exhortation to young men. I am growing old myself, but there are few things I remember so well as the days of my youth. I have a most
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times

Cross References
2 Samuel 22:35
"He trains my hands for battle, So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.

Isaiah 24:18
Then it will be that he who flees the report of disaster will fall into the pit, And he who climbs out of the pit will be caught in the snare; For the windows above are opened, and the foundations of the earth shake.

Amos 5:19
As when a man flees from a lion And a bear meets him, Or goes home, leans his hand against the wall And a snake bites him.

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