Job 27:23
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New Living Translation
But everyone jeers at them and mocks them.

King James Bible
Men shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.

Darby Bible Translation
Men shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.

World English Bible
Men shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.

Young's Literal Translation
It clappeth at him its hands, And it hisseth at him from his place.

Job 27:23 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

27:23 Clap - In token of their joy at the removal of such a publick pest, by way of astonishment: and in contempt and scorn, all which this gesture signifies in scripture use. His - In token of detestation and derision.

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God's Sovereignty and Prayer
"If we ask anything according to His will, He heareth us" (1 John 5:14). Throughout this book it has been our chief aim to exalt the Creator and abase the creature. The well-nigh universal tendency now, is to magnify man and dishonour and degrade God. On every hand it will be found that, when spiritual things are under discussion, the human side and element is pressed and stressed, and the Divine side, if not altogether ignored, is relegated to the background. This holds true of very much of the
Arthur W. Pink—The Sovereignty of God

Job
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

Cross References
Job 7:10
They are gone forever from their home--never to be seen again.

Job 18:18
They will be thrust from light into darkness, driven from the world.

Job 20:8
They will fade like a dream and not be found. They will vanish like a vision in the night.

Job 28:1
"People know where to mine silver and how to refine gold.

Job 34:37
For you have added rebellion to your sin; you show no respect, and you speak many angry words against God."

Lamentations 2:15
All who pass by jeer at you. They scoff and insult beautiful Jerusalem, saying, "Is this the city called 'Most Beautiful in All the World' and 'Joy of All the Earth'?"

Ezekiel 25:6
"This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Because you clapped and danced and cheered with glee at the destruction of my people,

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