For he repays a person for his work, 1 and according to the conduct of a person, he causes the consequences to find him. 2
He repays a man for what he has done; he brings upon him what his conduct deserves.
"For He pays a man according to his work, And makes him find it according to his way.
He repays people according to their deeds. He treats people according to their ways.
He makes us pay for exactly what we've done--no more, no less. Our chickens always come home to roost.
For he gives to every man the reward of his work, and sees that he gets the fruit of his ways.
For according to their deeds he will repay them, and according to their ways he will make it befall them.
For He repays man according to his work, And makes man to find a reward according to his way.
For the work
of a man
shall he render
unto him, and cause every man
according to [his] ways
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for his work
, and according to the conduct of a person
, he causes the consequences
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1 tn Heb “for the work of man, he [= God] repays him.”
2 tn Heb “he causes it to find him.” The text means that God will cause a man to find (or receive) the consequences of his actions.