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 built his house as a moth and as a booth that the keeper makes. 19 “He lies down rich, but never again;
He opens his eyes, and it is no longer.
20 Terrors shall take hold on him as waters; a whirlwind shall carry him away in the night.



Cross References

Job 24:24

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.

Jeremiah 8:2

and they shall spread them before the sun and the moon and all the host of heaven, whom they have loved and whom they have served and after whom they have walked and whom they have sought and whom they have worshipped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried; they shall be for dung upon the face of the earth.

Genesis 49:10

The sceptre shall not be taken from Judah, nor the lawgiver from between his feet until Shiloh comes; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.

Job 7:8

The eyes of those that see me now shall not see me again; thine eyes shall be upon me, and I will cease to be.

Job 8:22

Those that hate thee shall be clothed with shame, and the dwelling place of the wicked shall come to nought.

Job 14:10

But when man shall die and be cut off, and the man shall perish, where shall he be?

Job 14:12-15

So man lies down and does not rise; until there is no heaven, they shall not awake nor be raised out of their sleep.

Job 20:7-9

yet he shall perish for ever like his own dung; those who have seen him shall say, What is become of him?

Job 21:23-26

This one shall die in the full strength of his beauty, being completely at ease and quiet.

Job 21:30

That the wicked is reserved for the day of destruction, they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath.

Job 30:23

For I know that thou dost conduct me unto death and to the house appointed for all living.

Psalm 58:9

Before your pots can feel the fire of the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in his wrath.

Psalm 73:19-20

How they are brought into desolation, as in a moment! They have come to an end; they are utterly consumed with terrors.

Matthew 3:12

whose fan is in his hand; and he will thoroughly purge his threshing floor and gather his wheat into the storehouse, but he will burn up the chaff with fire that shall never be quenched.

Matthew 23:37

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that didst kill the prophets and stone those who are sent unto thee, how often I desired to gather thy children together, even as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

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