Job 18:13

“It shall devour the strength of his skin: even the firstborn of death shall devour his strength.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 18:13

It shall deuoure the strength of his skinne: euen the first borne of death shall deuoure his strength.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"His skin is devoured by disease, The firstborn of death devours his limbs.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The members of his body shall be devoured, `Yea', the first-born of death shall devour his members.
- American Standard Version (1901)

His skin is wasted by disease, and his body is food for the worst of diseases.
- Basic English Bible

The firstborn of death devoureth the members of his body; it will devour his members.
- Darby Bible

It shall devour the strength of his skin: even the first-born of death shall devour his strength.
- Webster's Bible

The members of his body shall be devoured. The firstborn of death shall devour his members.
- World English Bible

It consumeth the parts of his skin, Consume his parts doth death's first-born.
- Youngs Literal Bible

It shall devour the members of his body, yea, the first-born of death shall devour his members.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 18:13

Wesley's Notes for Job 18:13


18:13 First - born - A terrible kind of death. The first - born was the chief of his brethren, and therefore this title is given to things eminent in their kind.


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