Job 17:9

“The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 17:9

The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath cleane hands shalbe stronger, and stronger.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Yet shall the righteous hold on his way, And he that hath clean hands shall wax stronger and stronger.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Still the upright keeps on his way, and he who has clean hands gets new strength.
- Basic English Bible

But the righteous shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall increase in strength.
- Darby Bible

The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.
- Webster's Bible

Yet shall the righteous hold on his way. He who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.
- World English Bible

And the righteous layeth hold [on] his way, And the clean of hands addeth strength, And -- dumb are they all.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Yet the righteous holdeth on his way, and he that hath clean hands waxeth stronger and stronger.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 17:9

Wesley's Notes for Job 17:9


17:7 As a shadow - I am grown so poor and thin, that I am not to be called a man, but the shadow of a man.

17:8 Astonied - At the depth and mysteriousness of God's judgments, which fall on innocent men, while the worst of men prosper. Yet - Notwithstanding all these sufferings of good men, and the astonishment which they cause, he shall the more zealously oppose those hypocrites, who make these strange providences of God an objection to religion.

17:10 Come - And renew the debate, as I see you are resolved to do.

17:11 My days - The days of my life. I am a dying man, and therefore the hopes you give me of the bettering of my condition, are vain. Purposes - Which I had in my prosperous days, concerning myself and children.


Discussion for Job 17:9

  • GIFT KOFI TETTEY on Job 17:9
    Job 17:9,Simple means he who is righteous and having clean hands is always confident in the midst challenges and difficulties because his heart is at peace. He has the assurance that Jesus is the anchor of his/her hope so nothing absolutely nothing can move him. He is focus in life and always abide in the perfect will of God. Keeps moving forward despite the obstacles and setbacks


 

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