Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Job 3:23 in English Standard Version "Why is light given to a man whose way is hidden, whom God has hedged in?" Job 1:10 Have you not put a hedge around him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land. Job 19:8 He has walled up my way, so that I cannot pass, and he has set darkness upon my paths. Isa 40:27 Why do you say, O Jacob, and speak, O Israel, “My way is hidden from the Lord, and my right is disregarded by my God”?