Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“He lies down rich, but never again;
He opens his eyes, and it is no longer.

King James Version

The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered: he openeth his eyes, and he is not.

Holman Bible

He lies down wealthy, but will do so no more;
when he opens his eyes, it is gone.

International Standard Version

He will go to bed wealthy, but won't be doing that anymore! When he opens his eyes, it will be gone!

A Conservative Version

He lays down rich, but he shall not be gathered [to his fathers]. He opens his eyes, and he is not.

American Standard Version

He lieth down rich, but he shall not be gathered to his fathers ; He openeth his eyes, and he is not.

Amplified


“He lies down rich, but never will again;
He opens his eyes, and it is gone.

Bible in Basic English

He goes to rest full of wealth, but does so for the last time: on opening his eyes, he sees it there no longer.

Darby Translation

He lieth down rich, but will do so no more; he openeth his eyes, and he is not.

Julia Smith Translation

The rich one shall lie down, and he shall not be gathered: he opened his eyes, and he is not

King James 2000

The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered: he opens his eyes, and he is not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He goes to bed [with] wealth, but {he will do so no more}; he opens his eyes, and {it is gone}.

Modern King James verseion

The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered. He opens his eyes, and he is not.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When the rich man dieth, he carrieth nothing with him: he is gone in the twinkling of an eye.

NET Bible

He goes to bed wealthy, but will do so no more. When he opens his eyes, it is all gone.

New Heart English Bible

He lies down rich, but he shall not do so again. He opens his eyes, and he is not.

The Emphasized Bible

The rich man, shall lie down, and not do it again, his eyes, hath he opened, and then is not.

Webster

The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered: he openeth his eyes, and he is not.

World English Bible

He lies down rich, but he shall not do so again. He opens his eyes, and he is not.

Youngs Literal Translation

Rich he lieth down, and he is not gathered, His eyes he hath opened, and he is not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עשׁיר 
`ashiyr 
Usage: 23

שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

but he shall not be gathered
אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

he openeth
פּקח 
Paqach 
Usage: 20

References

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Job Continues His Final Speech

18 “He has built his house like the spider’s web,
Or as a hut which the watchman has made.
19 “He lies down rich, but never again;
He opens his eyes, and it is no longer.
20 Terrors overtake him like a flood;
A tempest steals him away in the night.



Cross References

Job 24:24

“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.

Jeremiah 8:2

They will spread them out to the sun, the moon and to all the host of heaven, which they have loved and which they have served, and which they have gone after and which they have sought, and which they have worshiped. They will not be gathered or buried; they will be as dung on the face of the ground.

Genesis 49:10

The scepter shall not depart from Judah,
Nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet,
Until Shiloh comes,
And to him shall be the obedience of the peoples.

Job 7:8

“The eye of him who sees me will behold me no longer;
Your eyes will be on me, but I will not be.

Job 8:22

“Those who hate you will be clothed with shame,
And the tent of the wicked will be no longer.”

Job 14:10

“But man dies and lies prostrate.
Man expires, and where is he?

Job 14:12-15

So man lies down and does not rise.
Until the heavens are no longer,
He will not awake nor be aroused out of his sleep.

Job 20:7-9

He perishes forever like his refuse;
Those who have seen him will say, ‘Where is he?’

Job 21:23-26

“One dies in his full strength,
Being wholly at ease and satisfied;

Job 21:30

“For the wicked is reserved for the day of calamity;
They will be led forth at the day of fury.

Job 30:23

“For I know that You will bring me to death
And to the house of meeting for all living.

Psalm 58:9

Before your pots can feel the fire of thorns
He will sweep them away with a whirlwind, the green and the burning alike.

Psalm 73:19-20

How they are destroyed in a moment!
They are utterly swept away by sudden terrors!

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing fork is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clear His threshing floor; and He will gather His wheat into the barn, but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.”

Matthew 23:37

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.

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