Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Together they lie down in the dust, And worms cover them.

King James Version

They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them.

Holman Bible

But they both lie in the dust,
and worms cover them.

International Standard Version

They both lie down in the dust; and worms cover them."

A Conservative Version

They lie down alike in the dust, and the worm covers them.

American Standard Version

They lie down alike in the dust, And the worm covereth them.

Amplified

They lie down alike in the dust, and the worm spreads a covering over them.

Bible in Basic English

Together they go down to the dust, and are covered by the worm.

Darby Translation

Together they lie down in the dust, and the worms cover them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them.

Julia Smith Translation

They will lie down together upon the dust, and the worm shall cover over them.

King James 2000

They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They lie down together in [the] dust, and maggots cover them.

Modern King James verseion

They lie down together in the dust, and the worms shall cover them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now sleep they both alike in the earth, and the worms cover them.

NET Bible

Together they lie down in the dust, and worms cover over them both.

New Heart English Bible

They lie down alike in the dust. The worm covers them.

The Emphasized Bible

Together, in the dust, they lie down, and, the worm, spreadeth a covering over them.

Webster

They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them.

World English Bible

They lie down alike in the dust. The worm covers them.

Youngs Literal Translation

Together -- on the dust they lie down, And the worm doth cover them over.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 141

in the dust
עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

and the worms
רמּה 
Rimmah 
Usage: 7

כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Seventh Speech: A Response To Zophar

25 While another dies with a bitter soul, Never even tasting anything good. 26 "Together they lie down in the dust, And worms cover them. 27 "Behold, I know your thoughts, And the plans by which you would wrong me.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:2

It is the same for all There is one fate for the righteous and for the wicked; for the good, for the clean and for the unclean; for the man who offers a sacrifice and for the one who does not sacrifice. As the good man is, so is the sinner; as the swearer is, so is the one who is afraid to swear.

Isaiah 14:11

'Your pomp and the music of your harps Have been brought down to Sheol; Maggots are spread out as your bed beneath you And worms are your covering.'

Job 20:11

"His bones are full of his youthful vigor, But it lies down with him in the dust.

Job 3:18-19

"The prisoners are at ease together; They do not hear the voice of the taskmaster.

Job 17:14

If I call to the pit, 'You are my father'; To the worm, 'my mother and my sister';

Job 19:26

"Even after my skin is destroyed, Yet from my flesh I shall see God;

Job 24:20

"A mother will forget him; The worm feeds sweetly till he is no longer remembered And wickedness will be broken like a tree.

Psalm 49:14

As sheep they are appointed for Sheol; Death shall be their shepherd; And the upright shall rule over them in the morning, And their form shall be for Sheol to consume So that they have no habitation.

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