Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified


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

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 And another dieth in bitterness of soul, And never tasteth of good. 26 They lie down alike in the dust, And the worm covereth them. 27 Behold, I know your thoughts, And the devices wherewith ye would wrong me.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:2

All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth and to him that sacrificeth not; as is the good, so is the sinner; and he that sweareth, as he that feareth an oath.

Isaiah 14:11

Thy pomp is brought down to Sheol, and the noise of thy viols: the worm is spread under thee, and worms cover thee.

Job 20:11

His bones are full of his youth, But it shall lie down with him in the dust.

Job 3:18-19

There the prisoners are at ease together; They hear not the voice of the taskmaster.

Job 17:14

If I have said to corruption, Thou art my father; To the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister;

Job 19:26

And after my skin, even this body , is destroyed, Then without my flesh shall I see God;

Job 24:20

The womb shall forget him; The worm shall feed sweetly on him; He shall be no more remembered; And unrighteousness shall be broken as a tree.

Psalm 49:14

They are appointed as a flock for Sheol; Death shall be their shepherd; And the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; And their beauty shall be for Sheol to consume, That there be no habitation for it.

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