New Living Translation
But robbers are left in peace, and those who provoke God live in safety--though God keeps them in his power.
King James Bible
The tabernacles of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God bringeth abundantly.
Darby Bible Translation
The tents of desolators are in peace, and they that provoke �God are secure; into whose hand +God bringeth.
World English Bible
The tents of robbers prosper. Those who provoke God are secure, who carry their God in their hands.
Young's Literal Translation
At peace are the tents of spoilers, And those provoking God have confidence, He into whose hand God hath brought.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:6 Are secure - Job's friends had all supposed, that wicked men cannot prosper long in the world. This Job opposes, and maintains, that God herein acts as sovereign, and reserves that exact distribution of rewards and punishments for the other world.
LibraryWhether Craftiness is a Special Sin?
Objection 1: It would seem that craftiness is not a special sin. For the words of Holy Writ do not induce anyone to sin; and yet they induce us to be crafty, according to Prov. 1:4, "To give craftiness [Douay: 'subtlety'] to little ones." Therefore craftiness is not a sin. Objection 2: Further, it is written (Prov. 13:16): "The crafty [Douay: 'prudent'] man doth all things with counsel." Therefore, he does so either for a good or for an evil end. If for a good end, there is no sin seemingly, and …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether Prophecy Pertains to Knowledge?
On the Interior Man
Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
The whole earth is in the hands of the wicked, and God blinds the eyes of the judges. If he's not the one who does it, who is?
People who are at ease mock those in trouble. They give a push to people who are stumbling.
"Just ask the animals, and they will teach you. Ask the birds of the sky, and they will tell you.
"Why do the wicked prosper, growing old and powerful?
Their homes are safe from every fear, and God does not punish them.
Yet he was the one who filled their homes with good things, so I will have nothing to do with that kind of thinking.
They may be allowed to live in security, but God is always watching them.
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