Job 13:12

“Your remembrances are like unto ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 13:12

Your remembrances are like vnto ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Your memorable sayings are proverbs of ashes, Your defenses are defenses of clay.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Your memorable sayings are proverbs of ashes, Your defences are defences of clay.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Your wise sayings are only dust, and your strong places are only earth.
- Basic English Bible

Your memorable sayings are proverbs of ashes, your bulwarks are bulwarks of mire.
- Darby Bible

Your remembrances are like to ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay.
- Webster's Bible

Your memorable sayings are proverbs of ashes, Your defenses are defenses of clay.
- World English Bible

Your remembrances [are] similes of ashes, For high places of clay your heights.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Your memorials shall be like unto ashes, your eminences to eminences of clay.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 13:12

Wesley's Notes for Job 13:12


13:12 Remembrance - Mouldering and coming to nothing. And the consideration of our mortality should make us afraid of offending God. Your mementos are like unto ashes, contemptible and unprofitable.


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