New International Version
then the Almighty will be your gold, the choicest silver for you.
King James Bible
Yea, the Almighty shall be thy defence, and thou shalt have plenty of silver.
Darby Bible Translation
Then the Almighty will be thy precious ore, and silver heaped up unto thee;
World English Bible
The Almighty will be your treasure, and precious silver to you.
Young's Literal Translation
And the Mighty hath been thy defence, And silver is strength to thee.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou shalt have plenty of silver - Here again the versions and critics vary. The critics may disagree; but the doctrine of Eliphaz is sufficiently plain: "To those whom God loves best he gives the most earthly good. The rich and the great are his high favorites: the poor and the distressed he holds for his enemies." In the above verses there seems to be a reference to the mode of obtaining the precious metals:
1. Gold in dust;
2. Gold in streams from the hills and mountains;
3. Silver in mines; כסף תועפות keseph toaphoth, "silver of giddiness," of mines so deep as to make one giddy by looking into them. See Mr. Good.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
defence. or, gold
plenty of silver. Heb. silver of strength
LibraryDecember 29 Morning
Understanding what the will of the Lord is.--EPH. 5:17. This is the will of God, even your sanctification.--Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.--This is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.--We know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
Whether all Things are under Divine Providence
Covenanting Enforced by the Grant of Covenant Signs and Seals.
Epistle xxxix. To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria.
and assign your nuggets to the dust, your gold of Ophir to the rocks in the ravines,
Surely then you will find delight in the Almighty and will lift up your face to God.
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