Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Stones, have been hollowed out by waters, the floods thereof wash away the dust of the earth, and, the hope of mortal man, thou hast destroyed:

New American Standard Bible

Water wears away stones, Its torrents wash away the dust of the earth; So You destroy man's hope.

King James Version

The waters wear the stones: thou washest away the things which grow out of the dust of the earth; and thou destroyest the hope of man.

Holman Bible

as water wears away stones
and torrents wash away the soil from the land,
so You destroy a man’s hope.

International Standard Version

Water wears away stones; floods wash away topsoil from the land but you destroy the hope of human beings just like that!

A Conservative Version

The waters wear the stones. The overflowings of it wash away the dust of the earth. So thou destroy the hope of man.

American Standard Version

The waters wear the stones; The overflowings thereof wash away the dust of the earth: So thou destroyest the hope of man.

Amplified

As waters wear away the stones and as floods wash away the soil of the earth, so You [O Lord] destroy the hope of man.

Bible in Basic English

The stones are crushed small by the force of the waters; the dust of the earth is washed away by their overflowing: and so you put an end to the hope of man.

Darby Translation

The waters wear the stones, the floods thereof wash away the dust of the earth; and thou destroyest the hope of man.

Julia Smith Translation

The waters rubbed the stones: thou wilt overflow the flowings of the dust of the earth; and thou didst destroy the hope of man.

King James 2000

The waters wear the stones: you wash away the things which grow out of the dust of the earth; and you destroy the hope of man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Water wears away stones; its torrents wash away [the] soil of [the] earth; so you destroy the hope of human beings.

Modern King James verseion

The waters wear away the stones; the outpouring of it washes the dust of the earth; and You cause the hope of man to perish.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

the waters pierce through the very stones by little and little, the floods wash away the gravel and the earth. Even so destroyest thou the hope of man in like manner.

NET Bible

as water wears away stones, and torrents wash away the soil, so you destroy man's hope.

New Heart English Bible

The waters wear the stones. The torrents of it wash away the dust of the earth. So you destroy the hope of man.

Webster

The waters wear the stones: thou washest away the things which grow out of the dust of the earth; and thou destroyest the hope of man.

World English Bible

The waters wear the stones. The torrents of it wash away the dust of the earth. So you destroy the hope of man.

Youngs Literal Translation

Stones have waters worn away, Their outpourings wash away the dust of earth, And the hope of man Thou hast destroyed.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁחק 
Shachaq 
Usage: 4

thou washest away
שׁטף 
Shataph 
Usage: 31

ספיח 
Caphiyach 
Usage: 5

out of the dust
עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and thou destroyest
H6
אבד 
'abad 
Usage: 184

the hope
תּקוה 
Tiqvah 
Usage: 34

Context Readings

Job Continues To Argue His Case With God

18 But, in very deed, a mountain falling, will lie prostrate, or, a rock moved out of its place: 19 Stones, have been hollowed out by waters, the floods thereof wash away the dust of the earth, and, the hope of mortal man, thou hast destroyed: 20 Thou dost overpower him utterly, and he departeth, Disfiguring his face, so, hast thou sent him away.



Cross References

Genesis 6:17

And, I, behold me! bringing in the flood - even waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh wherein is the spirit of life, from under the heavens, - everything that is in the earth, shall cease to breathe:

Genesis 7:21-23

And all flesh ceased to breathe that moved on the earth, of birds and of tame-beasts and of wild-beasts, and of all the swarming things that swarm on the earth, - land all mankind.

Job 7:6

My days, are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and they are spent, without hope.

Job 19:10

He hath ruined me on every side, and I am gone, and he hath taken away - like a tree - my hope;

Job 27:8

For what shall be the hope of the impious, though he graspeth with greed, when GOD shall draw forth his soul?

Psalm 30:6-7

But, I, said, in my tranquility, I shall not be shaken to times age-abiding!

Ezekiel 37:11

Then said he unto me, Son of man. These bones, are all the house of Israel, - Lo! they are saying. Dried are our bones, and lost is our hope We are quite cut off!

Luke 12:19-20

and will say to my soul - Soul! thou hast many good things lying by for many years: be taking thy rest, eat, drink,be making merry!

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