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Job 21:27

    Job 21:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which ye wrongfully imagine against me.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which you wrongfully imagine against me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Behold, I know your thoughts, And the devices wherewith ye would wrong me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    See, I am conscious of your thoughts, and of your violent purposes against me;

    Webster's Revision

    Behold, I know your thoughts, And the devices wherewith ye would wrong me.

    World English Bible

    "Behold, I know your thoughts, the devices with which you would wrong me.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which ye wrongfully imagine against me.

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 21:27

    I know your thoughts - Ye still think that, because I am grievously afflicted, I must therefore be a felonious transgressor.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 21:27

    Behold, I know your thoughts - That is, "I see that you are not satisfied, and that you are disposed still to maintain your former position. You will be ready to ask, Where "are" the proofs of the prosperity of the wicked? Where "are" the palaces of the mighty? Where "are" the dwelling places of ungodly men!"

    And the devices which ye wrongfully imagine against me - The course of sophistical argument which you pursue, the tendency and design of which is to prove that I am a wicked man. You artfully lay down the position, that the wicked must be, and are in fact, overwhelmed with calamities, and then you infer, that because "I" am overwhelmed in this manner, I "must be" a wicked man.

    Wesley's Notes on Job 21:27

    21:27 Me - I know that your discourses, though they be of wicked, men in general, yet are particularly levelled at me.
    Book: Job