Job 14:12

“So man lyeth downe, and riseth not, till the heauens be no more, they shall not awake; nor bee raised out of their sleepe.”

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Other Translations

So man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens [be] no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.
- King James Version

So man lies down and does not rise. Until the heavens are no longer, He will not awake nor be aroused out of his sleep.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So man lieth down and riseth not: Till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, Nor be roused out of their sleep.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So man goes down to his last resting-place and comes not again: till the heavens come to an end, they will not be awake or come out of their sleep.
- Basic English Bible

So man lieth down, and riseth not again; till the heavens be no more, they do not awake, nor are raised out of their sleep.
- Darby Bible

So man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens shall be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.
- Webster's Bible

so man lies down and doesn't rise. Until the heavens are no more, they shall not awake, nor be roused out of their sleep.
- World English Bible

And man hath lain down, and riseth not, Till the wearing out of the heavens they awake not, Nor are roused from their sleep.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So man lieth down and riseth not; till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be roused out of their sleep.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 14:12


14:12 Lieth - In his bed, the grave. 'Till - Until the time of the general resurrection, when these visible heavens shall pass away.


Discussion for Job 14

  • Brenda
    I think that Job was a Faithful and True Servant of God Job was put through all these things to Prove to satan that Job would not Backslide on God and Job was Faithful to God through all this that He went through In Jesus Name !!!!!!!
  • Iliya Yohanna
    God continue to proof to man that he never gives up on man. Man is the one that easily gives up on God. God is faithful to keep all that man present to Him for safe keeping.The life of Job is a proof to that.
  • Job is a man of great faith my wife pass on to the LORD, 5-27-15, she is a women of great also
  • Frank Adams for verse 14
    This the THE existential question of all mankind. Every person, Christian or not, has asked - indeed must ask - this question because humans are imbued with spirit. So when the seeker asks the question, the Christian witness is able to give him the response found in Roman 10:9. For that point forward the spiritual life is a matter of discipleship and growth.
  • LIVINGSTON for verse 7
    IT DOES NOT MATTER HOW THINGS MAY SEEM BAD STILL THERE IS A HOPE
  • Carlom
    Job had was rooted deep in god and that should be faith of all us especially when we proudly proclaim to be followers and doets of his holy doctrine. Maybe there are those ho do not understand what means and how it should be applied.

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