Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He perishes forever like his refuse;
Those who have seen him will say, ‘Where is he?’

King James Version

Yet he shall perish for ever like his own dung: they which have seen him shall say, Where is he?

Holman Bible

he will vanish forever like his own dung.
Those who know him will ask, “Where is he?”

International Standard Version

he'll perish forever, like his own excrement; those who saw him will ask, "Where is he?'

A Conservative Version

yet he shall perish forever like his own dung. Those who have seen him shall say, Where is he?

American Standard Version

Yet he shall perish for ever like his own dung: They that have seen him shall say, Where is he?

Amplified


Yet he perishes forever like his own refuse;
Those who have seen him will say, ‘Where is he?’

Bible in Basic English

Like the waste from his body he comes to an end for ever: those who have seen him say, Where is he?

Darby Translation

Like his own dung doth he perish for ever; they which have seen him shall say, Where is he?

Julia Smith Translation

As his dung he shall perish forever: they seeing him shall say, Where is he?

King James 2000

Yet he shall perish forever like his own refuse: they who have seen him shall say, Where is he?

Lexham Expanded Bible

he will perish forever like his dung; [those who] have seen him will say, 'Where [is] he?'

Modern King James verseion

he shall perish forever like his dung; they who see him shall say, Where is he?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

yet he perisheth at the last, like dung. Insomuch that they which have seen him, say, 'Where is he?'

NET Bible

he will perish forever, like his own excrement; those who used to see him will say, 'Where is he?'

New Heart English Bible

yet he shall perish forever like his own dung. Those who have seen him shall say, 'Where is he?'

The Emphasized Bible

Like his own stubble, shall he utterly perish, They who had seen him, shall say, Where is he?

Webster

Yet he shall perish for ever like his own dung: they who have seen him shall say, Where is he?

World English Bible

yet he shall perish forever like his own dung. Those who have seen him shall say, 'Where is he?'

Youngs Literal Translation

As his own dung for ever he doth perish, His beholders say: 'Where is he?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נצח נצח 
Netsach 
Usage: 43

גּלל 
Gelel 
Usage: 4

אי 
'ay 
Usage: 34

Context Readings

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

6 “Though his loftiness reaches the heavens,
And his head touches the clouds,
7 He perishes forever like his refuse;
Those who have seen him will say, ‘Where is he?’
8 “He flies away like a dream, and they cannot find him;
Even like a vision of the night he is chased away.



Cross References

1 Kings 14:10

therefore behold, I am bringing calamity on the house of Jeroboam, and will cut off from Jeroboam every male person, both bond and free in Israel, and I will make a clean sweep of the house of Jeroboam, as one sweeps away dung until it is all gone.

2 Kings 9:37

and the corpse of Jezebel will be as dung on the face of the field in the property of Jezreel, so they cannot say, “This is Jezebel.”’”

Job 14:10

“But man dies and lies prostrate.
Man expires, and where is he?

Psalm 83:10

Who were destroyed at En-dor,
Who became as dung for the ground.

Job 4:20

Between morning and evening they are broken in pieces;
Unobserved, they perish forever.

Job 7:10

“He will not return again to his house,
Nor will his place know him anymore.

Job 8:18

“If he is removed from his place,
Then it will deny him, saying, ‘I never saw you.’

Jeremiah 8:2

They will spread them out to the sun, the moon and to all the host of heaven, which they have loved and which they have served, and which they have gone after and which they have sought, and which they have worshiped. They will not be gathered or buried; they will be as dung on the face of the ground.

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