22:13 But you have said, ‘What does God know?
Does he judge through such deep darkness? 4
as he goes back and forth
1 tn This reading preserves the text as it is. The nouns “high” and “heavens” would then be taken as adverbial accusatives of place (see GKC 373-74 §118.g).
3 tn Heb “head of the stars.”
5 tn Heb “and he does not see.” The implied object is “us.”
6 sn The word is “circle; dome”; here it is the dome that covers the earth, beyond which God sits enthroned. A. B. Davidson (Job, 165) suggests “on the arch of heaven” that covers the earth.
7 sn The idea suggested here is that God is not only far off, but he is unconcerned as he strolls around heaven – this is what Eliphaz says Job means.