Job 12:14

“Behold, he breaketh down, and it cannot be built again: he shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Behold, he breaketh downe, and it cannot be built againe: hee shutteth vp a man, and there can be no opening.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Behold, He tears down, and it cannot be rebuilt; He imprisons a man, and there can be no release.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold, he breaketh down, and it cannot be built again; He shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Truly, there is no building up of what is pulled down by him; when a man is shut up by him, no one may let him loose.
- Basic English Bible

Behold, he breaketh down, and it is not built again; he shutteth up a man, and there is no opening.
- Darby Bible

Behold, he breaketh down, and it cannot be built again: he shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.
- Webster's Bible

Behold, he breaks down, and it can't be built again. He imprisons a man, and there can be no release.
- World English Bible

Lo, He breaketh down, and it is not built up, He shutteth against a man, And it is not opened.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Behold, He breaketh down, and it cannot be built again; He shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 12:14


12:14 No opening - Without God's permission. Yea, he shuts up in the grave, and none can break open those sealed doors. He shuts up in hell, in chains of darkness, and none can pass that great gulf.


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