New American Standard Bible
"Their descendants are established with them in their sight, And their offspring before their eyes,
King James Bible
Their seed is established in their sight with them, and their offspring before their eyes.
Darby Bible Translation
Their seed is established with them in their sight, and their offspring before their eyes.
World English Bible
Their child is established with them in their sight, their offspring before their eyes.
Young's Literal Translation
Their seed is established, Before their face with them, And their offspring before their eyes.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Their seed - Their children - their posterity.
Is established in their sight - Around them, where they may often see them - where they may enjoy their society. The friends of Job had maintained, with great positiveness and earnestness, that the children of wicked people would be cut off. See Job 18:19; Job 20:28. This position Job now directly controverts, and says that it is a fact, that so far from being cut off, they are often established in the very presence of their ungodly parents, and live and prosper. How, he asks, is this consistent with the position, that God deals with people in this life according to their character?
DANCING is the expression of inward feelings by means of rhythmical movements of the body. Usually these movements are in measured step, and are accompanied by music. In some form or another dancing is as old as the world, and has been practiced by rude as well as by civilized peoples. The passion for amateur dancing always has been strongest among savage nations, who have made equal use of it in religious rites and in war. With the savages the dancers work themselves into a perfect frenzy, into …
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From men with Your hand, O LORD, From men of the world, whose portion is in this life, And whose belly You fill with Your treasure; They are satisfied with children, And leave their abundance to their babes.
Their houses are safe from fear, And the rod of God is not on them.
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