"Surely God does not reject a blameless man or strengthen the hands of evildoers.
"Lo, God will not reject a man of integrity, Nor will He support the evildoers.
"But look! God will not reject a person of integrity, nor will he make evildoers prosper.
"There's no way that God will reject a good person, and there is no way he'll help a bad one.
Truly, God will not give up him who is without sin, and will not take evil-doers by the hand.
"See, God will not reject a blameless person, nor take the hand of evildoers.
Behold, God will not cast away the blameless, Nor will He uphold the evildoers.
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|NET © Notes||
1 sn This is the description that the book gave to Job at the outset, a description that he deserved according to God’s revelation. The theme “God will not reject the blameless man” becomes Job’s main point (see 9:20,21; 10:3).
2 sn The idiom “to grasp the hand” of someone means to support or help the person.