Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

And he inhabiteth cities cut off, houses not dwelt in, That have been 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.

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.

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.

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 For he hath covered his face with his fat, And maketh vigour over his confidence. 28 And he inhabiteth cities cut off, houses not dwelt in, That have been ready to become heaps. 29 He is not rich, nor doth his wealth rise, Nor doth he stretch out on earth their continuance.



Cross References

Job 3:14

With kings and counsellors of earth, These building wastes for themselves.

Job 18:15

It dwelleth in his tent -- out of his provender, Scattered over his habitation is sulphur.

Isaiah 5:8-10

Woe to those joining house to house, Field to field they bring near, till there is no place, And ye have been settled by yourselves In the midst of the land!

Jeremiah 9:11

And I make Jerusalem become heaps, A habitation of dragons, And the cities of Judah I make a desolation, Without inhabitant.

Jeremiah 26:18

'Micah the Morashtite hath been prophesying in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and he saith unto all the people of Judah, saying: Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: Zion is a plowed field, and Jerusalem is heaps, And the mountain of the house is for high places of a forest.

Jeremiah 51:37

And Babylon hath been for heaps, A habitation of dragons, An astonishment, and a hissing, without inhabitant.

Micah 3:12

Therefore, for your sake, Zion is ploughed a field, and Jerusalem is heaps, And the mount of the house is for high places of a forest!

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like Thee? taking away iniquity, And passing by the transgression of the remnant of His inheritance, He hath not retained for ever His anger, Because He -- He delighteth in kindness.

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