Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Though he heap up silver like, dust, and, like a pile, he prepare clothing,

New American Standard Bible

“Though he piles up silver like dust
And prepares garments as plentiful as the clay,

King James Version

Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay;

Holman Bible

Though he piles up silver like dust
and heaps up a wardrobe like clay—

International Standard Version

"Though he hoards silver like dust, and stores away garments like clay,

A Conservative Version

Though he heaps up silver as the dust, and prepares raiment as the clay,

American Standard Version

Though he heap up silver as the dust, And prepare raiment as the clay;

Amplified


“Though he heaps up silver like dust
And piles up clothing like clay,

Bible in Basic English

Though he may get silver together like dust, and make ready great stores of clothing;

Darby Translation

Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare clothing as the clay;

Julia Smith Translation

If he shall heap up silver as the dust, and prepare clothing as clay;

King James 2000

Though he heap up silver as the dust, and pile up clothing as the clay;

Lexham Expanded Bible

If he heaps up silver like the dust and fashions clothing like the clay,

Modern King James verseion

Though he heaps up silver like the dust, and prepares clothing like the clay,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Though he have as much money as the dust of the earth, and raiment as ready as the clay,

NET Bible

If he piles up silver like dust and stores up clothing like mounds of clay,

New Heart English Bible

Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare clothing as the clay;

Webster

Though he should heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay?

World English Bible

Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare clothing as the clay;

Youngs Literal Translation

If he heap up as dust silver, And as clay prepare clothing,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Though he heap up
צבר 
Tsabar 
Usage: 7

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

as the dust
עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

מלבּשׁ מלבּוּשׁ 
Malbuwsh 
Usage: 8

References

Fausets

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Job Continues His Final Speech

15 His survivors, by pestilence, shall come to the grave, and, his widows, shall not weep; 16 Though he heap up silver like, dust, and, like a pile, he prepare clothing, 17 He may prepare, but, the righteous, shall put on, and, the silver, shall the innocent apportion.



Cross References

Zechariah 9:3

Therefore did Tyre build a stronghold for herself, - and did heap up silver like dust, yea gold, like the mire of the lanes.

1 Kings 10:27

And the king caused silver in Jerusalem to be as stones, - cedars also, caused he to be as the sycamores that are in the lowlands, for abundance.

Job 22:24

Then lay up, in the dust, precious ore, and, among the stones of the torrent-beds, fine gold:

Habakkuk 2:6

Shall not, these, all of them, against him, take up - a taunt, a mocking poem, enigmatical sentences - concerning him? And say - Alas! for him who maketh abundance in what is not his own, How long? that he should be burdening himself with heavy debts?

Matthew 6:19

Be not laying up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where, moth and rust, do tarnish, and where, thieves, dig through and steal;

James 5:2

Your wealth, hath rotted, and, your garments, have become, moth-eaten, -

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