Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

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.

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

Fausets

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

27 Because he covered his face with fat, and made his hips bulge with fat, 28 he lived in ruined towns and in houses where no one lives, where they are ready to crumble into heaps. 29 He will not grow rich, and his wealth will not endure, nor will his possessions spread over the land.



Cross References

Job 3:14

with kings and counselors of the earth who built for themselves places now desolate,

Job 18:15

Fire resides in his tent; over his residence burning sulfur is scattered.

Isaiah 5:8-10

Those who accumulate houses are as good as dead, those who also accumulate landed property until there is no land left, and you are the only landowners remaining within the land.

Jeremiah 9:11

The Lord said, "I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins. Jackals will make their home there. I will destroy the towns of Judah so that no one will be able to live in them."

Jeremiah 26:18

"Micah from Moresheth prophesied during the time Hezekiah was king of Judah. He told all the people of Judah, 'The Lord who rules over all says, "Zion will become a plowed field. Jerusalem will become a pile of rubble. The temple mount will become a mere wooded ridge."'

Jeremiah 51:37

Babylon will become a heap of ruins. Jackals will make their home there. It will become an object of horror and of hissing scorn, a place where no one lives.

Micah 3:12

Therefore, because of you, Zion will be plowed up like a field, Jerusalem will become a heap of ruins, and the Temple Mount will become a hill overgrown with brush!

Micah 7:18

There is no other God like you! You forgive sin and pardon the rebellion of those who remain among your people. You do not remain angry forever, but delight in showing loyal love.

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