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Job 27:22

    Job 27:22 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For God shall cast upon him, and not spare: he would fain flee out of his hand.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For God shall cast on him, and not spare: he would fain flee out of his hand.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For God'shall hurl at him, and not spare: He would fain flee out of his hand.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    God sends his arrows against him without mercy; he goes in flight before his hand.

    Webster's Revision

    For God'shall hurl at him, and not spare: He would fain flee out of his hand.

    World English Bible

    For it hurls at him, and does not spare, as he flees away from his hand.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For God shall hurl at him, and not spare: he would fain flee out of his hand.

    Definitions for Job 27:22

    Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.
    Fain - To desire earnestly; long for.

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 27:22

    God shall cast upon him - Or, rather, the storm mentioned above shall incessantly pelt him, and give him no respite; nor can he by any means escape from its fury.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 27:22

    For God shall cast upon him - That is, God shall bring calamities upon him, or cast his thunderbolts upon him, and shall not pity him.

    He would fain flee - He would gladly escape from the wrath of God, but he is unable to do it.

    Wesley's Notes on Job 27:22

    27:22 Cast - His darts or plagues one after another. Would flee - He earnestly desires to escape the judgments of God, but in vain. Those that will not be persuaded to fly to the arms of Divine grace, which are now stretched out to receive them, will not be able to flee from the arms of Divine wrath, which will shortly be stretched out to destroy them.
    Book: Job