New American Standard Bible
"For you say, 'Where is the house of the nobleman, And where is the tent, the dwelling places of the wicked?'
King James Bible
For ye say, Where is the house of the prince? and where are the dwelling places of the wicked?
Darby Bible Translation
For ye say, Where is the house of the noble? and where the tent of the dwellings of the wicked?
World English Bible
For you say, 'Where is the house of the prince? Where is the tent in which the wicked lived?'
Young's Literal Translation
For ye say, 'Where is the house of the noble? And where the tent -- The tabernacles of the wicked?'
Job 21:28 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For ye say, Where is the house of the prince? - That is, you maintain that the house of the wicked man, in a high station, will be certainly over thrown. The parallelism, as well as the whole connection, requires us to understand the word "prince" here as referring to a "wicked" ruler. The word used (נדיב nâdı̂yb) properly means, one willing, voluntary, prompt; then, one who is liberal, generous, noble; then, one of noble birth, or of elevated rank; and then, as princes often had that character, it is used in a bad sense, and means a "tyrant." See Isaiah 13:2.
And where are the dwelling places of the wicked - Margin, "tent of the tabernacles." The Hebrew is, "The tent of the dwelling places." The dwelling place was usually a "tent." The meaning is, that such dwelling places would be certainly destroyed, as an expression of the divine displeasure.
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His possessions also were 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and very many servants; and that man was the greatest of all the men of the east.
"Those who hate you will be clothed with shame, And the tent of the wicked will be no longer."
"Surely such are the dwellings of the wicked, And this is the place of him who does not know God."
"Behold, I know your thoughts, And the plans by which you would wrong me.
"Have you not asked wayfaring men, And do you not recognize their witness?
"I would declare to Him the number of my steps; Like a prince I would approach Him.
"Surely I will not enter my house, Nor lie on my bed;
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