Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"He won't become rich and his wealth won't last; he won't expand his holdings to cover the land.

New American Standard Bible

"He will not become rich, nor will his wealth endure; And his grain will not bend down to the ground.

King James Version

He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth.

Holman Bible

He will no longer be rich; his wealth will not endure.
His possessions will not increase in the land.

A Conservative Version

He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall their possessions be extended on the earth.

American Standard Version

He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, Neither shall their possessions be extended on the earth.

Amplified

He shall not be rich, neither shall his wealth last, neither shall his produce bend to the earth nor his possessions be extended on the earth.

Bible in Basic English

He does not get wealth for himself, and is unable to keep what he has got; the heads of his grain are not bent down to the earth.

Darby Translation

He shall not become rich, neither shall his substance continue, and their possessions shall not extend upon the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall not become rich, nor shall his strength be established, neither shall he extend his beauty upon the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall not be rich, and his wealth shall not rise up; their possession shall not extend upon the earth.

King James 2000

He shall not be rich, neither shall his wealth continue, neither shall he overspread the earth with it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He will not become rich, and his wealth will not endure, and their possessions will not stretch across the earth.

Modern King James verseion

He shall not be rich, nor shall his wealth hold out, nor shall he stretch out his gain on the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, nor increase upon earth.

NET Bible

He will not grow rich, and his wealth will not endure, nor will his possessions spread over the land.

New Heart English Bible

He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall their possessions be extended on the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

He shall not be rich, nor shall his substance continue, neither shall their shadow stretch along on the earth;

Webster

He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection of it upon the earth.

World English Bible

He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall their possessions be extended on the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

He is not rich, nor doth his wealth rise, Nor doth he stretch out on earth their continuance.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He shall not be rich
עשׁר 
`ashar 
Usage: 17

מנלה 
Minleh 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

28 He will live in devastated towns, in abandoned houses that are about to become heaps of rubble. 29 "He won't become rich and his wealth won't last; he won't expand his holdings to cover the land. 30 He won't escape darkness; a flame will wither his shoots; and he'll depart by the breath of God's mouth.



Cross References

Job 27:16-17

"Though he hoards silver like dust, and stores away garments like clay,

Job 20:22-28

Even though he is satiated and self-sufficient, he suffers everyone in any sort of trouble will attack him.

Job 22:15-20

"Will you keep walking on the traditional path that sinners have tread,

Psalm 49:16-17

Don't be afraid when someone gets rich, when the glory of his household increases.

Luke 12:19-21

Then I'll say to myself, "You've stored up plenty of good things for many years. Take it easy, eat, drink, and enjoy yourself."'

Luke 16:2

So he called for him and asked him, "What's this I hear about you? You can't be my manager any longer. Now give me a report about your management!'

Luke 16:19-22

"Once there was a rich man who used to dress in purple and fine linen and live in great luxury every day.

James 1:11

For the sun comes up with its scorching heat and dries up the grass. The flower in it drops off, and its beauty is gone. That is how the rich person will fade away in his pursuits.

James 5:1-3

Now listen, you rich people! Cry and moan over the miseries that are overtaking you.

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