Job 22:22
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New American Standard Bible
"Please receive instruction from His mouth And establish His words in your heart.

King James Bible
Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in thine heart.

Darby Bible Translation
Receive, I pray thee, instruction from his mouth, and lay up his words in thy heart.

World English Bible
Please receive instruction from his mouth, and lay up his words in your heart.

Young's Literal Translation
Receive, I pray thee, from His mouth a law, And set His sayings in thy heart.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth - Listen to his commands, and obey his precepts.

And lay up his words in thine heart - Embrace his truth, and do not forget it. Let it abide with you, and let it influence your secret feelings and the purposes of the soul.

Job 22:22 Parallel Commentaries

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What Life May be Made
'For then shalt thou have thy delight in the Almighty, and shalt lift up thy face unto God. 27. Thou shalt make thy prayer unto Him, and He shall hear thee, and thou shalt pay thy vows. 28. Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways. 29. When men are cast down, then thou shalt say, ... lifting up; and He shall save the humble person.'--JOB xxii. 26-29. These words are a fragment of one of the speeches of Job's friends, in which
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Whether Everything is Subject to the Providence of God?
Objection 1: It seems that everything is not subject to divine providence. For nothing foreseen can happen by chance. If then everything was foreseen by God, nothing would happen by chance. And thus hazard and luck would disappear; which is against common opinion. Objection 2: Further, a wise provider excludes any defect or evil, as far as he can, from those over whom he has a care. But we see many evils existing. Either, then, God cannot hinder these, and thus is not omnipotent; or else He does
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
Job 6:10
"But it is still my consolation, And I rejoice in unsparing pain, That I have not denied the words of the Holy One.

Job 23:12
"I have not departed from the command of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.

Proverbs 2:6
For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Ezekiel 3:10
Moreover, He said to me, "Son of man, take into your heart all My words which I will speak to you and listen closely.

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