Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

They are exalted a little, and are not, Yea having been laid low, like all men, are they gathered, Even as the top of an ear of corn, do they hang down.

New American Standard Bible

"They are exalted a little while, then they are gone; Moreover, they are brought low and like everything gathered up; Even like the heads of grain they are cut off.

King James Version

They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all other, and cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

Holman Bible

They are exalted for a moment, then they are gone;
they are brought low and shrivel up like everything else.
They wither like heads of grain.

International Standard Version

They're exalted momentarily, but then they are gone; they are humbled, just like all the others. They are cut down like heads of corn.

A Conservative Version

They are exalted. Yet a little while, and they are gone. Yea, they are brought low. They are taken out of the way as all others, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.

American Standard Version

They are exalted; yet a little while, and they are gone; Yea, they are brought low, they are taken out of the way as all others, And are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.

Amplified

They are exalted for a little while, and then are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all others are and are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.

Bible in Basic English

For a short time they are lifted up; then they are gone; they are made low, they are pulled off like fruit, and like the heads of grain they are cut off.

Darby Translation

They are exalted for a little, and are no more; they are laid low; like all other are they gathered, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They were exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all others and cut off as the tops of the heads of grain.

Julia Smith Translation

They were lifted up a little while, and they are not, and they were brought low; as all they will be drawn together, and as the head of an ear of grain they shall be cut off.

King James 2000

They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all others, and cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They are exalted a little while, then {they are gone}. And they are brought low; they are cut off like all [others], and like [the] heads of grain they wither away.

Modern King James verseion

They are lifted up for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are gathered in like all others, and are cut off like the heads of the ears of grain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They are exalted for a little, but shortly are they gone, brought to extreme poverty, and taken out of the way: yea, and utterly plucked off, as the ears of corn.

NET Bible

They are exalted for a little while, and then they are gone, they are brought low like all others, and gathered in, and like a head of grain they are cut off.'

New Heart English Bible

They are exalted; yet a little while, and they are gone. Yes, they are brought low, they are taken out of the way as all others, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.

Webster

They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all others, and cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

World English Bible

They are exalted; yet a little while, and they are gone. Yes, they are brought low, they are taken out of the way as all others, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.

Youngs Literal Translation

High they were for a little, and they are not, And they have been brought low. As all others they are shut up, And as the head of an ear of corn cut off.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רמם 
Ramam 
exalted, lifted up, get up, mount up
Usage: 5

מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

but are gone and brought low
מכך 
Makak 
Usage: 3

קפץ 
Qaphats 
shut, stop, shut up, take out of the way, skip
Usage: 7

of the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

as all other, and cut off
נמל 
Namal 
Usage: 4

as the tops
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

References

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Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech, Continued

23 It is given him to be secure, and confident, yet, his eyes, are upon their ways. 24 They are exalted a little, and are not, Yea having been laid low, like all men, are they gathered, Even as the top of an ear of corn, do they hang down. 25 But, if not, who then can convict me of falsehood? or make of no account my words?


Cross References

Psalm 37:10

Yet a little, therefore, and the lawless one shall not be, Yea thou shalt look about, over his place - and he shall have vanished!

Job 8:22

They who hate thee, shall be clothed with shame, but, the tent of the lawless, shall not be!

Job 14:21

His sons, come to honour, and he knoweth it not, Or they are brought low, and he perceiveth it not of them.

Job 20:5

That, the joy-shout of the lawless, is short, and, the rejoicing of the impious, for a moment?

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen a lawless man, a tyrant, and spreading himself out, like a cedar in Lebanon;

Psalm 73:19

How have they become desolate, as in a moment! They have ceased - come to an end, by reason of calamities.

Psalm 92:7

When the lawless do thrive like grass, And all the workers of iniquity have blossomed, It is that they may be destroyed for ever.

Isaiah 17:5-6

And it shall come to pass - That, as the harvestman gathereth standing corn, And with his arm - the ears, he reapeth, Yea it shall come to pass - That, so, shall he be who gleaneth ears, in the vale of Rephaim;

James 1:11

For the sun hath sprung up, with it scorching heat, and hath withered the grass, and, the flower thereof, hath fallen out, and, the beauty of the face thereof, hath perished, - so, also the rich, in his goings, shall languish.

James 5:1-3

Come now! ye wealthy! Weep ye, howling, for your hardships which are coming upon you:

Revelation 14:14-20

And I saw, and lo! a white cloud, and, upon the cloud, one sitting like unto a son of man, having, upon his head, a crown of gold, and, in his hand, a sharp sickle.

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