Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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.

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 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. 30 He turneth not aside from darkness, His tender branch doth a flame dry up, And he turneth aside at the breath of His mouth!



Cross References

Job 27:16-17

If he heap up as dust silver, And as clay prepare clothing,

Job 20:22-28

In the fulness of his sufficiency he is straitened. Every perverse hand doth meet him.

Job 22:15-20

The path of the age dost thou observe, That men of iniquity have trodden?

Psalm 49:16-17

Fear not, when one maketh wealth, When the honour of his house is abundant,

Luke 12:19-21

and I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many good things laid up for many years, be resting, eat, drink, be merry.

Luke 16:2

and having called him, he said to him, What is this I hear about thee? render the account of thy stewardship, for thou mayest not any longer be steward.

Luke 16:19-22

And -- a certain man was rich, and was clothed in purple and fine linen, making merry sumptuously every day,

James 1:11

for the sun did rise with the burning heat, and did wither the grass, and the flower of it fell, and the grace of its appearance did perish, so also the rich in his way shall fade away!

James 5:1-3

Go, now, ye rich! weep, howling over your miseries that are coming upon you;

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