Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered. He opens 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.

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 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 builds his house like a moth, and like a booth that a watchman makes. 19 The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered. He opens his eyes, and he is not. 20 Terrors overtake him like waters; a tempest steals him away in the night.



Cross References

Job 24:24

They are lifted up for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are gathered in like all others, and are cut off like the heads of the ears of grain.

Jeremiah 8:2

And they shall spread them before the sun, and the moon, and all the host of the heavens, whom they have loved and whom they have served, and after whom they have walked, and whom they have sought, and whom they have worshiped. They shall not be gathered nor buried; they shall be as dung on the face of the earth.

Genesis 49:10

The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor a Lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come. And the obedience of the peoples to him.

Job 7:8

The eye of him who has seen me shall see me no more; Your eyes are on me, and I am gone.

Job 8:22

Those who hate you shall be clothed with shame; and the tent of the wicked shall be no more.

Job 14:10

But man dies and is cut off; and man expires, and where is he?

Job 14:12-15

so man lies down and does not rise. Till the heavens are no more, they shall not awake, nor be awakened out of their sleep.

Job 20:7-9

he shall perish forever like his dung; they who see him shall say, Where is he?

Job 21:23-26

One dies in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet.

Job 21:30

that the wicked is kept for the day of calamity? They shall be brought to the day of wrath.

Job 30:23

For I know that You will bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all living.

Psalm 58:9

Before your pots can feel the thorns, whether green or glowing, He shall sweep it away.

Psalm 73:19-20

How have they been brought into grief, as in a moment! They are fully eaten up with terrors,

Matthew 3:12

whose fan is in His hand, and He will cleanse His floor and gather His wheat into the storehouse; but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.

Matthew 23:37

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one killing the prophets and stoning those who are sent to her, how often would I have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you would not!

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