Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I shall die
And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.
Thou didst inhabit Lebanon, thou didst make thy nest in the cedars. How shalt thou cry out when pangs come upon thee, the pain as of a woman in travail!
Thy arrogance has deceived thee, and the pride of thine heart, O thou that dost dwell in the clefts of the rock, that dost hold the height of the mountain: though thou should make thy nest as high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from there, said the LORD.
Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle and though thou set thy nest among the stars, from there I will bring thee down, said the LORD.
Woe to him that covets ill-gotten gain by violence for his house that he may set his nest on high, that he may escape from the power of evil!
Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like a shock of wheat that is gathered in its season.
After this Job lived one hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, even four generations.
With long life I will satisfy him and show him my saving health.