Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"When a cloud vanishes, it is gone, So he who goes down to Sheol does not come up.

King James Version

As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away: so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more.

Holman Bible

As a cloud fades away and vanishes, so the one who goes down to Sheol will never rise again.

International Standard Version

As a cloud fades away and vanishes, the one who descends to the afterlife doesn't return.

A Conservative Version

As the cloud is consumed and vanishes away, so he who goes down to Sheol shall come up no more.

American Standard Version

As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away, So he that goeth down to Sheol shall come up no more.

Amplified

As the cloud is consumed and vanishes away, so he who goes down to Sheol (the place of the dead) shall come up no more.

Bible in Basic English

A cloud comes to an end and is gone; so he who goes down into the underworld comes not up again.

Darby Translation

The cloud consumeth and vanisheth away; so he that goeth down to Sheol shall not come up.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As the cloud is consumed and vanishes away, so he that goes down to Sheol, who shall not come up again;

Julia Smith Translation

The cloud will end and will go away: thus he shall go down to hades and shall not come up.

King James 2000

As the cloud is consumed and vanishes away: so he that goes down to the grave shall come up no more.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A cloud vanishes, and it goes away, so [he who] goes down to Sheol will not come up.

Modern King James verseion

As the cloud falls and vanishes away, so he who goes down to the grave shall come up no more.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if thou fasten thine eyes upon me, I come to naught like as a cloud is consumed and vanisheth away. Even so, he that goeth down to hell, cometh no more up,

NET Bible

As a cloud is dispersed and then disappears, so the one who goes down to the grave does not come up again.

New Heart English Bible

As the cloud is consumed and vanishes away, so he who goes down to Sheol shall come up no more.

The Emphasized Bible

A cloud faileth, and is gone, So, he that descendeth to hades, shall not come up:

Webster

As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away: so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more.

World English Bible

As the cloud is consumed and vanishes away, so he who goes down to Sheol shall come up no more.

Youngs Literal Translation

Consumed hath been a cloud, and it goeth, So he who is going down to Sheol cometh not up.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As the cloud
ענן 
`anan 
Usage: 87

ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

so he that goeth down
ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

to the grave
שׁאל שׁאול 
Sh@'owl 
Usage: 65

עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

Context Readings

Don'T Forget!

8 "The eye of him who sees me will behold me no longer; Your eyes will be on me, but I will not be. 9 "When a cloud vanishes, it is gone, So he who goes down to Sheol does not come up. 10 "He will not return again to his house, Nor will his place know him anymore.



Cross References

2 Samuel 12:23

"But now he has died; why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I will go to him, but he will not return to me."

Job 30:15

"Terrors are turned against me; They pursue my honor as the wind, And my prosperity has passed away like a cloud.

2 Samuel 14:14

"For we will surely die and are like water spilled on the ground which cannot be gathered up again Yet God does not take away life, but plans ways so that the banished one will not be cast out from him.

Job 10:21

Before I go--and I shall not return-- To the land of darkness and deep shadow,

Job 11:8

"They are high as the heavens, what can you do? Deeper than Sheol, what can you know?

Job 14:10-14

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

Job 16:22

"For when a few years are past, I shall go the way of no return.

Job 37:11

"Also with moisture He loads the thick cloud; He disperses the cloud of His lightning.

Psalm 39:13

"Turn Your gaze away from me, that I may smile again Before I depart and am no more."

Isaiah 38:11

I said, "I will not see the LORD, The LORD in the land of the living; I will look on man no more among the inhabitants of the world.

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