New Living Translation
They may be allowed to live in security, but God is always watching them.
King James Bible
Though it be given him to be in safety, whereon he resteth; yet his eyes are upon their ways.
Darby Bible Translation
God setteth him in safety, and he resteth thereon; but his eyes are upon their ways.
World English Bible
God gives them security, and they rest in it. His eyes are on their ways.
Young's Literal Translation
He giveth to him confidence, and he is supported, And his eyes are on their ways.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:23 Yet - Yet his eyes are upon their ways: although God gives them such strange successes, yet he sees and observes them all, and will in due time punish them.
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 …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Are your eyes like those of a human? Do you see things only as people see them?
For he knows those who are false, and he takes note of all their sins.
But robbers are left in peace, and those who provoke God live in safety--though God keeps them in his power.
Doesn't he see everything I do and every step I take?
"For God watches how people live; he sees everything they do.
Yes, I obey your commandments and laws because you know everything I do.
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