Parallel Verses

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 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 a cloud vanishes and is gone,
So he who goes down to Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead) does not come up.

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.

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,

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

shall come up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

Context Readings

Don'T Forget!

8 The eye of him who sees me now will see me no more; your eyes will look for me, but I will be gone. 9 As a cloud is dispersed and then disappears, so the one who goes down to the grave does not come up again. 10 He returns no more to his house, nor does his place of residence know him any more.



Cross References

2 Samuel 12:23

But now he is dead. Why should I fast? Am I able to bring him back? I will go to him, but he cannot return to me!'"

Job 30:15

Terrors are turned loose on me; they drive away my honor like the wind, and like a cloud my deliverance has passed away.

2 Samuel 14:14

Certainly we must die, and are like water spilled on the ground that cannot be gathered up again. But God does not take away life; instead he devises ways for the banished to be restored.

Job 10:21

before I depart, never to return, to the land of darkness and the deepest shadow,

Job 11:8

It is higher than the heavens -- what can you do? It is deeper than Sheol -- what can you know?

Job 14:10-14

But man dies and is powerless; he expires -- and where is he?

Job 16:22

For the years that lie ahead are few, and then I will go on the way of no return.

Job 37:11

He loads the clouds with moisture; he scatters his lightning through the clouds.

Psalm 39:13

Turn your angry gaze away from me, so I can be happy before I pass away.

Isaiah 38:11

"I thought, 'I will no longer see the Lord in the land of the living, I will no longer look on humankind with the inhabitants of the world.

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