Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Maternal love shall forget him, the worm shall find him sweet, No more shall he be remembered, but perversity shall be shivered like a tree.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

The womb shall forget him; the worm shall feed sweetly on him; he shall be no more remembered; and wickedness shall be broken as a tree.

Holman Bible

The womb forgets them;
worms feed on them;
they are remembered no more.
So injustice is broken like a tree.

International Standard Version

The womb will forget them. Maggots will find them to be a delicacy! They won't be remembered anymore, their iniquity will be cut to pieces like firewood.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

The womb shall forget him, the worm shall feed sweetly on him; he shall be no more remembered, and unrighteousness shall be broken like a tree [which cannot be healed].

Bible in Basic English

The public place of his town has no more knowledge of him, and his name has gone from the memory of men: he is rooted up like a dead tree.

Darby Translation

The womb forgetteth him; the worm feedeth sweetly on him: he shall be no more remembered; and unrighteousness is broken as a tree, --

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The Merciful One shall forget them; the worm shall feed sweetly on them; they shall never be remembered again; and iniquity shall be broken as a tree.

Julia Smith Translation

The womb shall forget him; the worm sucked him; he shall be no more remembered: and iniquity shall be broken as a tree.

King James 2000

The womb shall forget him; the worm shall feed sweetly on him; he shall be no more remembered; and wickedness shall be broken as a tree.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] womb forgets him. [The] maggot feasts on him [until] he is no longer remembered, and wickedness is broken like a tree.

Modern King James verseion

The womb shall forget him; the worm shall feed sweetly on him; he shall be remembered no more; and injustice shall be broken like a tree.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O that all compassion upon them were forgotten: that their dainties were worms, that they were clean put out of remembrance, and utterly hewn down like an unfruitful tree.

NET Bible

The womb forgets him, the worm feasts on him, no longer will he be remembered. Like a tree, wickedness will be broken down.

New Heart English Bible

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

Webster

The womb shall forget him; the worm shall feed sweetly on him; he shall be no more remembered; and wickedness shall be broken as a tree.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Forget him doth the womb, Sweeten on him doth the worm, No more is he remembered, And broken as a tree is wickedness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רחם 
Rechem 
Usage: 26

שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

him the worm
רמּה 
Rimmah 
Usage: 7

מתק 
Mathaq 
Usage: 1

on him he shall be no more remembered
זכר 
Zakar 
Usage: 231

עלה עולה עולה עול עול 
`evel 
Usage: 53

שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech, Continued

19 Drought and heat, steal away snow water, Hades, them who have sinned. 20 Maternal love shall forget him, the worm shall find him sweet, No more shall he be remembered, but perversity shall be shivered like a tree. 21 He oppresseth the barren who beareth not, and, to the widow, he doeth not good;


Cross References

Proverbs 10:7

The memory of the righteous, yieldeth blessing, but, the name of the lawless, dieth out.

Daniel 4:14

He cried aloud, and, thus, he said - Hew ye down the tree, and lop off its branches, strip off its leaves, and scatter its fruit, - let the wild beasts flee from under it, and the birds, out of its branches;

Job 18:16-17

Beneath, let his roots be dried up, and, above, be cut off his branch;

Job 14:7-10

Though there is - for a tree - hope, - if it should be cut down, that, again, it will grow, and, the tender branch thereof, will not cease;

Job 17:14

To corruption, have exclaimed, My father, thou! My mother! and My sister! to the worm.

Job 19:26

And, though, after my skin is struck off, this followeth , yet, apart from my flesh, shall I see GOD:

Ecclesiastes 8:10

And, thereupon, I considered the lawless when buried, when they had entered, their graves , that, from the place of the Holy One, they used to go and boast in the city that they had so done, - even this, was vanity.

Isaiah 26:14

The dead, come not to life again, The shades, do not arise, - Therefore, thou hast visited and destroyed them, And caused to perish every memorial of them.

Matthew 3:10

Already also, the axe, unto the root of the trees, is being laid, - every tree, therefore, not bringing forth good fruit, is to be hewn down, and, into fire, to be cast.

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