JOB 31:3



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Is not destruction to the wicked? and a strange punishment to the workers of iniquity?”

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Job 31:3 Translation & Meaning

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Is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
not הֲלֹא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
destruction אֵ֥יד Oppression; by implication misfortune, ruin destruction
to the wicked? לְעַוָּ֑ל Evil (morally) wicked
and a strange וְ֝נֵ֗כֶר Something strange, i.e., unexpected calamity strange
punishment (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
to the workers לְפֹ֣עֲלֵי To do or make (systematically and habitually), especially to practise workers
of iniquity? אָֽוֶן׃ Strictly nothingness; also trouble, vanity, wickedness; specifically an idol iniquity

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  • 1  I made a covenant with mine eyes; why then should I think upon a maid?

  • 2  For what portion of God is there from above? and what inheritance of the Almighty from on high?

  • 3  Is not destruction to the wicked? and a strange punishment to the workers of iniquity?

  • 4  Doth not he see my ways, and count all my steps?

  • 5  If I have walked with vanity, or if my foot hath hasted to deceit;


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