Parallel Verses

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;

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 Those that remain of him shall be buried in death; and their widows shall not weep. 16 “Though he piles up silver like dust
And prepares garments as plentiful as the clay,
17 he may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.



Cross References

Zechariah 9:3

And Tyre built herself a stronghold and heaped up silver as the dust and fine gold as the mire of the streets.

1 Kings 10:27

And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedars to be as the sycamore trees that are in the vale, for abundance.

Job 22:24

then thou shalt lay up gold as dust and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks.

Habakkuk 2:6

Shall not all these take up a parable against him and a taunting enigma against him and say, Woe to him that multiplied that which was not his! And for how long would he pile thick clay upon himself?

Matthew 6:19

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal;

James 5:2

Your riches are rotten, and your garments are motheaten.

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