Job 14:19

“The waters wear the stones: thou washest away the things which grow out of the dust of the earth; and thou destroyest the hope of man.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The waters weare the stones, thou washest away the things which growe out of the dust of the earth, and thou destroyest the hope of man.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Water wears away stones, Its torrents wash away the dust of the earth; So You destroy man's hope.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The waters wear the stones; The overflowings thereof wash away the dust of the earth: So thou destroyest the hope of man.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The stones are crushed small by the force of the waters; the dust of the earth is washed away by their overflowing: and so you put an end to the hope of man.
- Basic English Bible

The waters wear the stones, the floods thereof wash away the dust of the earth; and thou destroyest the hope of man.
- Darby Bible

The waters wear the stones: thou washest away the things which grow out of the dust of the earth; and thou destroyest the hope of man.
- Webster's Bible

The waters wear the stones. The torrents of it wash away the dust of the earth. So you destroy the hope of man.
- World English Bible

Stones have waters worn away, Their outpourings wash away the dust of earth, And the hope of man Thou hast destroyed.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The waters wear the stones; the overflowings thereof wash away the dust of the earth; so Thou destroyest the hope of man.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Job 14

  • Kimberly Forrest
    I know that Satan is the ruler of this world and we were deceived our whole lives and know why it is hard here with hurt, anger and evilness. Job knew would he worth it and I do too. Jesus is the only way to everlasting life.
  • Job is a man of great faith my wife pass on to the LORD, 5-27-15, she is a women of great also
  • 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.
  • Evans Ekomen for verse 7
    No matter how bad things may be and the level of deprivation, as long as God is still on the throne, there is hope of a come back and restoration.
  • ED
    the ressurrection of the body of JOB has not yet happened yet. just like king DAVID .just like JOB said in 19 25 27 and i say a newbody i have prepared for all of my creation even you
  • Segun Omoniyi
    Job in chapter 14 demonstrated his deep faith in the authority of whom he served

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