New Living Translation
"Why doesn't the Almighty bring the wicked to judgment? Why must the godly wait for him in vain?
King James Bible
Why, seeing times are not hidden from the Almighty, do they that know him not see his days?
Darby Bible Translation
Why are not times treasured up with the Almighty? why do not they that know him see his days?
World English Bible
"Why aren't times laid up by the Almighty? Why don't those who know him see his days?
Young's Literal Translation
Wherefore from the Mighty One Times have not been hidden, And those knowing Him have not seen His days.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:1 Why - Why (how comes it to pass) seeing times, (the fittest seasons for every, action, and particularly for the punishment of wicked men,) are not hidden from, or unknown to the Almighty God, (seeing all times, and men that live, and things that are done, or to be done in their times and seasons, are exactly known to God) do they that know him, (who love and obey him) not see (whence is it that they cannot discern) his (that is, God's) days? His times and seasons which he takes for the punishment of ungodly men; which if they were constant and fixed in this life, they would not be unknown to good men, to whom God uses to reveal his secrets.
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be …
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He replied, "The Father alone has the authority to set those dates and times, and they are not for you to know.
"The wicked writhe in pain throughout their lives. Years of trouble are stored up for the ruthless.
My future is in your hands. Rescue me from those who hunt me down relentlessly.
For the LORD of Heaven's Armies has a day of reckoning. He will punish the proud and mighty and bring down everything that is exalted.
For this is the day of the Lord, the LORD of Heaven's Armies, a day of vengeance on his enemies. The sword will devour until it is satisfied, yes, until it is drunk with your blood! The Lord, the LORD of Heaven's Armies, will receive a sacrifice today in the north country beside the Euphrates River.
"The day is near when I, the LORD, will judge all godless nations! As you have done to Israel, so it will be done to you. All your evil deeds will fall back on your own heads.
Stand in silence in the presence of the Sovereign LORD, for the awesome day of the LORD's judgment is near. The LORD has prepared his people for a great slaughter and has chosen their executioners.
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