Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

"He won't become rich and his wealth won't last; he won't expand his holdings to cover 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 will not become rich, nor will his wealth endure;
And his grain will not 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.

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 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. 30 He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away.



Cross References

Job 27:16-17

Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay;

Job 20:22-28

In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: every hand of the wicked shall come upon him.

Job 22:15-20

Hast thou marked the old way which wicked men have trodden?

Psalm 49:16-17

Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased;

Luke 12:19-21

And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.

Luke 16:2

And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? give an account of thy stewardship; for thou mayest be no longer steward.

Luke 16:19-22

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

James 1:11

For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it withereth the grass, and the flower thereof falleth, and the grace of the fashion of it perisheth: so also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.

James 5:1-3

Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.

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