Job 24:23
Good News Translation
God may let them live secure, but keeps an eye on them all the time.

New Revised Standard Version
He gives them security, and they are supported; his eyes are upon their ways.

Contemporary English Version
God may let them feel secure, but they are never out of his sight.

New American Bible
he gives safety and support, and his eyes are on their ways.

Douay-Rheims Bible
God hath given him place for penance, and he abuseth it unto pride: but his eyes are upon his ways.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

God hath given him place for penance, and he abuseth it unto pride: but his eyes are upon his ways.

it be given

Psalm 73:3-12 Because I had a zeal on occasion of the wicked, seeing the prosperity of sinners. . . .

Jeremiah 12:1-3 Thou indeed, O Lord, art just, if I plead with thee, but yet I will speak what is just to thee: Why doth the way of the wicked prosper: why is it well with all them that transgress, and do wickedly? . . .


Ecclesiastes 8:11 For because sentence is not speedily pronounced against the evil, the children of men commit evils without any fear.

Isaiah 10:8-11 For he shall say: . . .

Isaiah 56:12 Come, let us take wine, and be filled with drunkenness: and it shall be as to day, so also to morrow, and much more.

Luke 12:16-20,45 And he spoke a similitude to them, saying: The land of a certain rich man brought forth plenty of fruits. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:3 For when they shall say: Peace and security; then shall sudden destruction come upon them, as the pains upon her that is with child, and they shall not escape.

yet his eyes

Psalm 10:13,14 Wherefore hath the wicked provoked God? for he hath said in his heart: He will not require it. . . .

Psalm 11:4,5 For they have destroyed the things which thou hast made: but what has the just man done? . . .

Proverbs 5:21 His own iniquities catch the wicked, and he is fast bound with the ropes of his own sins.

Proverbs 15:3 The eyes of the Lord in every place behold the good and the evil.

Proverbs 25:21-23 If thy enemy be hungry, give him to eat: if he thirst, give him water to drink: . . .

Ecclesiastes 5:8 If thou shalt see the oppressions of the poor, and violent judgments, and justice perverted in the province, wonder not at this matter: for he that is high hath another higher, and there are others still higher than these:

Amos 8:7 That we may possess the needy for money, and the poor for a pair of shoes, and may sell the refuse of the corn?

Amos 9:2 I saw the Lord standing upon the altar, and he said: Strike the hinges, and let the lintels be shook: for there is covetousness in the head of them all, and I will slay the last of them with the sword: there shall be no flight for them: they shall flee, and he that shall flee of them shall not be delivered.

Habakkuk 1:13 Thy eyes are too pure to behold evil, and thou canst not look on iniquity. Why lookest thou upon them that do unjust things, and holdest thy peace when the wicked devoureth the man that is more just than himself?

Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death: and all the churches shall know that I am he that searcheth the reins and hearts. And I will give to every one of you according to your works. But to you I say

Job: Judgment for the Wicked
22He hath pulled down the strong by his might: and when he standeth up, he shall not trust to his life. 23God hath given him place for penance, and he abuseth it unto pride: but his eyes are upon his ways.24They are lifted up for a little while and shall not stand, and shall be brought down as all things, and shall be taken away, and as the tops of the ears of corn they shall be broken.…
Cross References
Job 10:4
Hast thou eyes of flesh: or, shalt thou see as man seeth?

Job 11:11
For he knoweth the vanity of men, and when he seeth iniquity, doth he not consider it?

Job 12:6
The tabernacles of robbers abound, and they provoke God boldly; whereas it is he that hath given all into their hands:

Job 31:4
Doth not he consider my ways, and number all my steps?

Job 34:21
For his eyes are upon the ways of men, and he considereth all their steps.

Psalm 119:168
I have kept thy commandments and thy testimonies: because all my ways are in thy sight.

Job 24:22
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