16 They were carried off before their time, their foundations washed away by a flood.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Job 22:16

Commentary on Job 22:15-20

(Read Job 22:15-20)

Eliphaz would have Job mark the old way that wicked men have trodden, and see what the end of their way was. It is good for us to mark it, that we may not walk therein. But if others are consumed, and we are not, instead of blaming them, and lifting up ourselves, as Eliphaz does here, we ought to be thankful to God, and take it for a warning.