Job 20:24
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New International Version
Though he flees from an iron weapon, a bronze-tipped arrow pierces 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.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He shall flee from the iron weapon - Or, "Though he should flee from the iron armor, the brazen bow should strike him through." So that yf he fle the yron weapens, he shal be shott with the stele bow - Coverdale. That is, he shall most certainly perish: all kinds of deaths await him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

flee from

1 Kings 20:30 But the rest fled to Aphek, into the city; and there a wall fell on twenty and seven thousand of the men that were left...

Isaiah 24:18 And it shall come to pass, that he who flees from the noise of the fear shall fall into the pit...

Jeremiah 48:43,44 Fear, and the pit, and the snare, shall be on you, O inhabitant of Moab, said the LORD...

Amos 5:19 As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.

Amos 9:1-3 I saw the LORD standing on the altar: and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts may shake: and cut them in the head...

the bow

2 Samuel 22:35 He teaches my hands to war; so that a bow of steel is broken by my arms.

strike him

Proverbs 7:23 Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hastens to the snare, and knows not that it is for his life.

June 9 Evening
The triumphing of the wicked is short.--JOB 20:5. Thou shalt bruise his heel.--This is your hour, and the power of darkness.--As the children are partakers of flesh and blood he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil.--Having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it. Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

GLORY OF GOD. God is the chief good--good so as nothing is but himself. He is in himself most happy; yea, all good and all true happiness are only to be found in God, as that which is essential to his nature; nor is there any good or any happiness in or with any creature or thing but what is communicated to it by God. God is the only desirable good; nothing without him is worthy of our hearts. Right thoughts of God are able to ravish the heart; how much more happy is the man that has interest in
John Bunyan—The Riches of Bunyan

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

Isaiah 24:18
Whoever flees at the sound of terror will fall into a pit; whoever climbs out of the pit will be caught in a snare. The floodgates of the heavens are opened, the foundations of the earth shake.

Amos 5:19
It will be as though a man fled from a lion only to meet a bear, as though he entered his house and rested his hand on the wall only to have a snake bite him.

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