Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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?'

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 excellency go up to the heavens, And his head against a cloud he strike -- 7 As his own dung for ever he doth perish, His beholders say: 'Where is he?' 8 As a dream he fleeth, and they find him not, And he is driven away as a vision of the night,



Cross References

1 Kings 14:10

Therefore, lo, I am bringing in evil unto the house of Jeroboam, and have cut off to Jeroboam those sitting on the wall -- shut up and left -- in Israel, and have put away the posterity of the house of Jeroboam, as one putteth away the dung till its consumption;

2 Kings 9:37

and the carcase of Jezebel hath been as dung on the face of the field in the portion of Jezreel, that they say not, This is Jezebel.'

Job 14:10

And a man dieth, and becometh weak, And man expireth, and where is he?

Psalm 83:10

They were destroyed at Endor, They were dung for the ground!

Job 4:20

From morning to evening are beaten down, Without any regarding, for ever they perish.

Job 7:10

He turneth not again to his house, Nor doth his place discern him again.

Job 8:18

If one doth destroy him from his place, Then it hath feigned concerning him, I have not seen thee!

Jeremiah 8:2

And have spread them to sun, and to moon, And to all the host of the heavens, that they have loved, And that they have served, And that they have walked after, And that they have sought, And to which they have bowed themselves, They are not gathered, nor buried, They are for dung on the face of the ground.

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