Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 buildeth his house as the moth, and as a booth that a keeper maketh. 19 He lieth down rich, but will do so no more; he openeth his eyes, and he is not. 20 Terrors overtake him like waters; a whirlwind stealeth him away in the night.



Cross References

Job 24:24

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.

Jeremiah 8:2

and they shall spread them out to the sun and to the moon and to all the host of the heavens, which they have loved, and which they have served, and after which they have walked, and which they have sought, and which they have worshipped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried; they shall be for dung upon the face of the ground.

Genesis 49:10

The scepter will not depart from Judah, Nor the lawgiver from between his feet, Until Shiloh come, And to him will be the obedience of peoples.

Job 7:8

The eye of him that hath seen me shall behold me no more: thine eyes are upon me, and I am not.

Job 8:22

They that hate thee shall be clothed with shame, and the tent of the wicked be no more.

Job 14:10

But a man dieth, and is prostrate; yea, man expireth, and where is he?

Job 14:12-15

So man lieth down, and riseth not again; till the heavens be no more, they do not awake, nor are raised out of their sleep.

Job 20:7-9

Like his own dung doth he perish for ever; they which have seen him shall say, Where is he?

Job 21:23-26

One dieth in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet;

Job 21:30

That the wicked is reserved for the day of calamity? They are led forth to the day of wrath.

Job 30:23

For I know that thou wilt bring me to death, and into the house of assemblage for all living.

Psalm 58:9

Before your pots feel the thorns, green or burning, they shall be whirled away.

Psalm 73:19-20

How are they suddenly made desolate! they pass away, consumed with terrors.

Matthew 3:12

whose winnowing fan is in his hand, and he shall thoroughly purge his threshing-floor, and shall gather his wheat into the garner, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.

Matthew 23:37

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those that are sent unto her, how often would I have gathered thy children as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

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