New Living Translation
Innocent or wicked, it is all the same to God. That's why I say, 'He destroys both the blameless and the wicked.'
King James Bible
This is one thing, therefore I said it, He destroyeth the perfect and the wicked.
Darby Bible Translation
It is all one; therefore I said, he destroyeth the perfect and the wicked.
World English Bible
"It is all the same. Therefore I say he destroys the blameless and the wicked.
Young's Literal Translation
It is the same thing, therefore I said, 'The perfect and the wicked He is consuming.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:22 This - In the other things which you have spoken of God's greatness, and justice, I do not contend with you, but this one thing I do, and must affirm against you. He - God sends afflictions promiscuously upon good and bad men.
LibraryThe Wisdom of God
The next attribute is God's wisdom, which is one of the brightest beams of the Godhead. He is wise in heart.' Job 9:9. The heart is the seat of wisdom. Cor in Hebraeo sumitur pro judicio. Pineda. Among the Hebrews, the heart is put for wisdom.' Let men of understanding tell me:' Job 34:44: in the Hebrew, Let men of heart tell me.' God is wise in heart, that is, he is most wise. God only is wise; he solely and wholly possesses all wisdom; therefore he is called, the only wise God.' I Tim 1:17. All …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
That the Self-Existent Being must be All-Powerful.
"We have no Might. " 2 Chron. xx. 12
Whether it is Lawful for a Man to Confess a Sin which He Has not Committed?
What do you gain by oppressing me? Why do you reject me, the work of your own hands, while smiling on the schemes of the wicked?
Although you know I am not guilty, no one can rescue me from your hands.
"'You formed me with your hands; you made me, yet now you completely destroy me.
And I know you are sending me to my death--the destination of all who live.
all life would cease, and humanity would turn again to dust.
The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad, ceremonially clean or unclean, religious or irreligious. Good people receive the same treatment as sinners, and people who make promises to God are treated like people who don't.
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