Job 18:9

“The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 18:9

The grinne shall take him by the heele, and the robber shall preuaile against him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"A snare seizes {him} by the heel, {And} a trap snaps shut on him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A gin shall take `him' by the heel, `And' a snare shall lay hold on him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

His foot is taken in the net; he comes into its grip.
- Basic English Bible

The gin taketh [him] by the heel, the snare layeth hold on him;
- Darby Bible

The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him.
- Webster's Bible

A snare will take him by the heel. A trap will catch him.
- World English Bible

Seize on the heel doth a gin, Prevail over him do the designing.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A gin shall take him by the heel, and a snare shall lay hold on him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 18:9

Wesley's Notes for Job 18:9


18:7 Steps - His strong steps, by a vulgar Hebraism: his attempts and actions; such of them as seem to be contrived with greatest strength of understanding, and carried on with greatest resolution. Straitened - Shall be hindered and entangled. He shall be cast into difficulties and perplexities, so that he shall not be able to proceed, and to accomplish his enterprizes.

18:8 Feet - By his own designs and actions.


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