Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

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.

NET Bible

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

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 has lived in desolate cities, in houses which no one inhabited, which were ready to become heaps. 29 He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall their possessions be extended on the earth. 30 He shall not depart out of darkness. The flame shall dry up his branches. By the breath of God's mouth shall he go away.



Cross References

Job 27:16-17

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

Job 20:22-28

In the fullness of his sufficiency, distress shall overtake him. The hand of everyone who is in misery shall come on him.

Job 22:15-20

Will you keep the old way, which wicked men have trodden,

Psalm 49:16-17

Do not be afraid when a man is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased.

Luke 12:19-21

I will tell my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years. Take your ease, eat, drink, be merry."'

Luke 16:2

He called him, and said to him, 'What is this that I hear about you? Give an accounting of your management, for you can no longer be manager.'

Luke 16:19-22

"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, living in luxury every day.

James 1:11

For the sun arises with the scorching wind, and withers the grass, and the flower in it falls, and the beauty of its appearance perishes. So also will the rich man fade away in his pursuits.

James 5:1-3

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming on you.

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