Job 22:23

“If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tabernacles.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If thou returne to the Almightie, thou shalt be built vp, thou shalt put away iniquitie farre from thy tabernacles.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If you return to the Almighty, you will be restored; If you remove unrighteousness far from your tent,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, If thou put away unrighteousness far from thy tents.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If you come back to the Ruler of all, making yourself low before him; if you put evil far away from your tents;
- Basic English Bible

If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up. If thou remove unrighteousness far from thy tents,
- Darby Bible

If thou shalt return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tabernacles.
- Webster's Bible

If you return to the Almighty, you shall be built up, if you put away unrighteousness far from your tents.
- World English Bible

If thou dost return unto the Mighty Thou art built up, Thou puttest iniquity far from thy tents.
- Youngs Literal Bible

If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up--if thou put away unrighteousness far from thy tents,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 22:23


22:23 If - The Hebrew phrase is emphatical, and implies a thorough turning from sin, to God, so as to love him, and cleave to him, and sincerely devote a man's self to his fear and service. Built - God will repair thy ruins, and give thee more children, and bless thee with prosperity. Thou shalt - It is either, a spiritual promise, if thou dost sincerely repent, God will give the grace effectually to reform thyself and family: or, a temporal promise, thou shalt put away iniquity, or the punishment of thy sins; as iniquity is very often used: far from thy tabernacles; from all thy dwellings, and tents, and possessions.


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