Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

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 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. 30 He will not escape the darkness; a flame will wither his shoots and he will depart by the breath of God's mouth.



Cross References

Job 27:16-17

If he piles up silver like dust and stores up clothing like mounds of clay,

Job 20:22-28

In the fullness of his sufficiency, distress overtakes him. the full force of misery will come upon him.

Job 22:15-20

Will you keep to the old path that evil men have walked --

Psalm 49:16-17

Do not be afraid when a man becomes rich and his wealth multiplies!

Luke 12:19-21

And I will say to myself, "You have plenty of goods stored up for many years; relax, eat, drink, celebrate!"'

Luke 16:2

So he called the manager in and said to him, 'What is this I hear about you? Turn in the account of your administration, because you can no longer be my manager.'

Luke 16:19-22

"There was a rich man who dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.

James 1:11

For the sun rises with its heat and dries up the meadow; the petal of the flower falls off and its beauty is lost forever. So also the rich person in the midst of his pursuits will wither away.

James 5:1-3

Come now, you rich! Weep and cry aloud over the miseries that are coming on you.

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