Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"He trusts in his house, but it does not stand; He holds fast to it, but it does not endure.

King James Version

He shall lean upon his house, but it shall not stand: he shall hold it fast, but it shall not endure.

Holman Bible

He leans on his web, but it doesn't stand firm. He grabs it, but it does not hold up.

International Standard Version

He leans against his house, but it won't stand; he grabs hold of it firmly, but it doesn't last.

A Conservative Version

He shall lean upon his house, but it shall not stand. He shall hold fast thereby, but it shall not endure.

American Standard Version

He shall lean upon his house, but it shall not stand: He shall hold fast thereby, but it shall not endure.

Amplified

He shall lean upon his house, but it shall not stand; he shall hold fast to it, but it shall not last.

Bible in Basic English

He is looking to his family for support, but it is not there; he puts his hope in it, but it comes to nothing.

Darby Translation

He shall lean upon his house, and it shall not stand; he shall lay hold on it, but it shall not endure.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall lean upon his house, but it shall not stand; he shall hold it fast, but it shall not endure.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall lean upon his house and it shall not stand: he shall hold fast upon it, and it shall not rise up.

King James 2000

He shall lean upon his house, but it shall not stand: he shall hold it fast, but it shall not endure.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He will lean himself against his house, but it will not stand; he will take hold of it, but it will not endure.

Modern King James verseion

He shall lean on his house, but it shall not stand; he shall hold fast to it, but it shall not endure.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He leaneth him upon his house, but he shall not stand; he holdeth him fast by it, yet shall he not endure.

NET Bible

He leans against his house but it does not hold up, he takes hold of it but it does not stand.

New Heart English Bible

He shall lean on his house, but it shall not stand. He shall cling to it, but it shall not endure.

The Emphasized Bible

He leaneth upon his house, and it will not stand, he holdeth it fast, and it will not remain erect.

Webster

He shall lean upon his house, but it shall not stand: he shall hold it fast, but it shall not endure.

World English Bible

He shall lean on his house, but it shall not stand. He shall cling to it, but it shall not endure.

Youngs Literal Translation

He leaneth on his house -- and it standeth not: He taketh hold on it -- and it abideth not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁען 
Sha`an 
Usage: 22

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

but it shall not stand
עמד 
`amad 
Usage: 521

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Bildad's First Response To Job

14 Whose confidence is fragile, And whose trust a spider's web. 15 "He trusts in his house, but it does not stand; He holds fast to it, but it does not endure. 16 "He thrives before the sun, And his shoots spread out over his garden.



Cross References

Job 27:18

"He has built his house like the spider's web, Or as a hut which the watchman has made.

Job 18:14

"He is torn from the security of his tent, And they march him before the king of terrors.

Psalm 49:11

Their inner thought is that their houses are forever And their dwelling places to all generations; They have called their lands after their own names.

Psalm 52:5-7

But God will break you down forever; He will snatch you up and tear you away from your tent, And uproot you from the land of the living. Selah.

Psalm 112:10

The wicked will see it and be vexed, He will gnash his teeth and melt away; The desire of the wicked will perish.

Proverbs 10:28

The hope of the righteous is gladness, But the expectation of the wicked perishes.

Matthew 7:24-27

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Luke 6:47-49

"Everyone who comes to Me and hears My words and acts on them, I will show you whom he is like:

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