Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Returning [the] products of [his] toil, he will not swallow; according to the profit of his trade, {he will not enjoy},

New American Standard Bible

“He returns what he has attained
And cannot swallow it;
As to the riches of his trading,
He cannot even enjoy them.

King James Version

That which he laboured for shall he restore, and shall not swallow it down: according to his substance shall the restitution be, and he shall not rejoice therein.

Holman Bible

He must return the fruit of his labor without consuming it;
he doesn’t enjoy the profits from his trading.

International Standard Version

"He will restore what he has attained from his work and won't consume it; he won't enjoy the profits from his business transactions,

A Conservative Version

That which he labored for shall he restore, and shall not swallow it down. According to the substance that he has gotten, he shall not rejoice.

American Standard Version

That which he labored for shall he restore, and shall not swallow it down; According to the substance that he hath gotten, he shall not rejoice.

Amplified


“He gives back what he has labored for and attained
And cannot swallow it [down to enjoy it];
As to the riches of his labor,
He cannot even enjoy them.

Bible in Basic English

He is forced to give back the fruit of his work, and may not take it for food; he has no joy in the profit of his trading.

Darby Translation

That which he laboured for shall he restore, and not swallow down; its restitution shall be according to the value, and he shall not rejoice therein.

Julia Smith Translation

Turning back the labor, and he shall not swallow down: according to the substance of his exchange and he shall not exult

King James 2000

That which he labored for shall he restore, and shall not swallow it down: from the proceeds of business he shall not rejoice.

Modern King James verseion

giving back his gain, and he will not eat. As to the wealth of his trading, even he shall not enjoy it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But he shall labour, and yet have nothing to eat. Great travail shall he make for riches, but he shall not enjoy them.

NET Bible

He gives back the ill-gotten gain without assimilating it; he will not enjoy the wealth from his commerce.

New Heart English Bible

That for which he labored he shall restore, and shall not swallow it down. According to the substance that he has gotten, he shall not rejoice.

The Emphasized Bible

In vain, he toiled, he shall not swallow, like wealth to be restored, in which he cannot exult!

Webster

That which he labored for shall he restore, and shall not swallow it: according to his substance shall the restitution be, and he shall not rejoice in it.

World English Bible

That for which he labored he shall restore, and shall not swallow it down. According to the substance that he has gotten, he shall not rejoice.

Youngs Literal Translation

He is giving back what he laboured for, And doth not consume it; As a bulwark is his exchange, and he exults not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יגע 
Yaga` 
Usage: 1

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

and shall not swallow it down
בּלע 
Bala` 
Usage: 49

תּמוּרה 
T@muwrah 
Usage: 6

be, and he shall not rejoice
עלס 
`alac 
Usage: 3

References

American

Context Readings

A Wicked Person's Joy Is Short, His Pain Long

17 {He will not enjoy the streams}, [the] torrents of honey and curds. 18 Returning [the] products of [his] toil, he will not swallow; according to the profit of his trade, {he will not enjoy}, 19 for he has oppressed; he has abandoned [the] poor; he has seized a house but did not build it.



Cross References

Job 20:10

His children will seek favors from [the] poor, and his hands will return his wealth.

Job 20:15

He swallows riches, but he vomits them [up]; God drives them out from his stomach.

Job 20:5

that [the] rejoicing of [the] wicked [is] {short}, and the joy of [the] godless {lasts only a moment}?

Job 31:25

if I have rejoiced because my wealth [was] great or because my hand found a fortune,

Job 31:29

"If I have rejoiced at [the] ruin of [the one who] hated me or have exulted when evil overtook him--

Proverbs 1:12

Like Sheol, we will swallow them alive and whole, {like those who descend to the pit}.

Isaiah 24:7-11

[The] new wine dries up; [the] vine languishes. All [the] merry of heart sigh;

Jeremiah 11:15-16

{What rights has my beloved in my house} [when] she has done many wicked things? Can the flesh of holiness pass over you? For {you engage in your wickedness}, then you exult.

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe [to the one who] builds his house without righteousness, and his upper rooms without justice. His fellow countryman, he works for nothing, and he does not give to him his wages.

Jeremiah 22:17

"But there is nothing [in] your eyes and your heart {except} your unlawful gain, and on shedding the blood of the innocent, and on committing oppression and extortion."

Jeremiah 51:34

Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon has devoured me [and] sucked me dry; he has made me an empty vessel; he has swallowed me like the sea monster; he has filled his belly with my delicacies; he has rinsed me.

Jeremiah 51:44

And I will punish Bel in Babylon, and I will wrench out from his mouth {what he has swallowed}. And [the] nations will not stream towards him [any] longer {what's worse}, the wall of Babylon has fallen.

Lamentations 2:16

They have opened their mouths against you, all your enemies. They hiss and gnash a tooth, and they say, "We have destroyed [her]! Surely this [is] the day we have hoped for; we have found [it], we have seen [it]!"

Ezekiel 7:12

The time has come, the day has arrived; let not the buyer rejoice, and let the seller not mourn, for anger [is] on all their multitude.

Hosea 8:7-8

Because they sow the wind, they will reap the whirlwind. [The] standing grain does not have heads; it will not yield flour. [And] if it would yield, strangers would devour it.

Hosea 9:1

Do not rejoice, Israel, do not exult like the nations! For you played the whore, departing from your God; you loved a harlot's wage on all the threshing floors of grain.

Amos 8:4

Hear this, those who trample on [the] poor and who annihilate the afflicted of [the] land,

Matthew 23:13

"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees--hypocrites!--because you shut the kingdom of heaven before people! For you do not enter, nor permit those wanting to go in to enter.

Matthew 23:24

Blind guides who filter out a gnat and swallow a camel!

James 4:8-9

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse [your] hands, [you] sinners, and purify [your] hearts, [you] double-minded!

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