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Job 22:15

    Job 22:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Hast thou marked the old way which wicked men have trodden?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Have you marked the old way which wicked men have trodden?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Wilt thou keep the old way Which wicked men have trodden?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Will you keep the old way by which evil men went?

    Webster's Revision

    Wilt thou keep the old way Which wicked men have trodden?

    World English Bible

    Will you keep the old way, which wicked men have trodden,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Wilt thou keep the old way which wicked men have trodden?

    Definitions for Job 22:15

    Trodden - Trampled.

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 22:15

    Hast thou marked the old way - This is supposed to be another accusation; as i! he had said, "Thou hollowest the same way that the wicked of old have walked in." Here is an evident allusion to the Flood, as is particularly noted in the next verse.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 22:15

    Hast thou marked the old way which wicked men have trodden? - Hast thou seen what has happened in former times to wicked people? Job had maintained that God did not deal with people in this world according to their character. To meet this, Eliphaz now appeals to ancient facts, and especially refers to the deluge, when the wicked were cut off by a flood for their sins. Schultens, Dr. Good, Noyes, and Reiske, however, suppose that tbe word here rendered "mark," means to "pursue," or "imitate," and that the sense is," Are you willing to adopt the principles of those wicked people who lived in the time of the deluge?" But the sense is not materially affected. The general design is to refer Job to the case of the impious generation that was swept off by a flood. The judgments of God on them were a full refutation, in his view, of the sentiments of Job.

    Wesley's Notes on Job 22:15

    22:15 Old way - Heb. the way of antiquity, of men living in ancient times, their end or success.
    Book: Job