Job 24:19

“Drought and heat consume the snow waters: so doth the grave those which have sinned.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 24:19

Drought and heate consume the snow waters: so doeth the graue those which haue sinned.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Drought and heat consume the snow waters, {So does} Sheol {those who} have sinned.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Drought and heat consume the snow waters: `So doth' Sheol `those that' have sinned.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Snow waters become dry with the heat: so do sinners go down into the underworld.
- Basic English Bible

Drought and heat consume snow waters; so doth Sheol those that have sinned.
- Darby Bible

Drouth and heat consume the snow-waters: so doth the grave those who have sinned.
- Webster's Bible

Drought and heat consume the snow waters, so does Sheol those who have sinned.
- World English Bible

Drought -- also heat -- consume snow-waters, Sheol [those who] have sinned.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Drought and heat consume the snow waters; so doth the nether-world those that have sinned.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 24:19

Wesley's Notes for Job 24:19


24:17 Is - Terrible and hateful.

24:18 Swift - That is, he quickly passeth away with all his glory, as the waters which never stay in one place, but are always hasting away. Portion - His habitation and estate which he left behind him. He - He shall never more see or enjoy his vineyards, or other pleasant places and things, which seem to be comprehended under this particular.

24:20 Womb - His mother that bare him in her womb. Wickedness - The wicked man. Broken - Broken to pieces, or violently broken down, as the word signifies. Tree - Which being once broken down never grows again.

24:21 He - He here returns to the declaration of his farther wickednesses, the cause of these judgments. Barren - Barrenness was esteemed a curse and reproach; and so he added affliction to the afflicted.


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