Parallel Verses

King James Version

And he dwelleth in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabiteth, which are ready to become heaps.

New American Standard Bible

“He has lived in desolate cities,
In houses no one would inhabit,
Which are destined to become ruins.

Holman Bible

he will dwell in ruined cities,
in abandoned houses destined to become piles of rubble.

International Standard Version

He will live in devastated towns, in abandoned houses that are about to become heaps of rubble.

A Conservative Version

And he has dwelt in desolate cities, in houses which no man inhabited, which were ready to become heaps.

American Standard Version

And he hath dwelt in desolate cities, In houses which no man inhabited, Which were ready to become heaps;

Amplified


And he has lived in desolate [God-forsaken] cities,
In houses which no one should inhabit,
Which were destined to become heaps [of ruins];

Bible in Basic English

And he has made his resting-place in the towns which have been pulled down, in houses where no man had a right to be, whose fate was to become masses of broken walls.

Darby Translation

And he dwelleth in desolate cities, in houses that no man inhabiteth, which are destined to become heaps.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will dwell in cities out off, the houses shall not be inhabited by them, which were ready for heaps.

King James 2000

And he dwells in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabits, which are ready to become heaps.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{he will dwell} [in] desolate cities, in houses that they should not inhabit, which are destined for rubble.

Modern King James verseion

And he lives in cut off cities, in houses where none are living, which are ready to become heaps.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore shall his dwelling be in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabits, but are become heaps of stones.

NET Bible

he lived in ruined towns and in houses where no one lives, where they are ready to crumble into heaps.

New Heart English Bible

He has lived in desolate cities, in houses which no one inhabited, which were ready to become heaps.

The Emphasized Bible

And had inhabited demolished cities, houses, wherein men would not dwell, that were destined to become heaps.

Webster

And he dwelleth in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabiteth, which are ready to become heaps.

World English Bible

He has lived in desolate cities, in houses which no one inhabited, which were ready to become heaps.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he inhabiteth cities cut off, houses not dwelt in, That have been ready to become heaps.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

כּחד 
Kachad 
Usage: 32

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and in houses
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

עתד 
`athad 
Usage: 2

References

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Watsons

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

27 Because he covereth his face with his fatness, and maketh collops of fat on his flanks. 28 And he dwelleth in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabiteth, which are ready to become heaps. 29 He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth.



Cross References

Job 3:14

With kings and counsellers of the earth, which built desolate places for themselves;

Job 18:15

It shall dwell in his tabernacle, because it is none of his: brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation.

Isaiah 5:8-10

Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth!

Jeremiah 9:11

And I will make Jerusalem heaps, and a den of dragons; and I will make the cities of Judah desolate, without an inhabitant.

Jeremiah 26:18

Micah the Morasthite prophesied in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and spake to all the people of Judah, saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Zion shall be plowed like a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the mountain of the house as the high places of a forest.

Jeremiah 51:37

And Babylon shall become heaps, a dwellingplace for dragons, an astonishment, and an hissing, without an inhabitant.

Micah 3:12

Therefore shall Zion for your sake be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the mountain of the house as the high places of the forest.

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.

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