|New International Version (© 2011)|
then may others eat what I have sown, and may my crops be uprooted.
King James Bible
Then let me sow, and let another eat; yea, let my offspring be rooted out.
American Standard Version
Then let me sow, and let another eat; Yea, let the produce of my field be rooted out.
Young's Literal Translation
Let me sow -- and another eat, And my products let be rooted out.
Job 31:8 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let me sow, and let another eat - Let me be plagued both in my circumstances and in my family.
My offspring be rooted out - It has already appeared probable that all Job's children were not destroyed in the fall of the house mentioned Job 1:18, Job 1:19.
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Job 5:5 Whose harvest the hungry eats up, and takes it even out of the thorns, and the robber swallows up their substance.
Job 24:6 They reap every one his corn in the field: and they gather the vintage of the wicked.
Leviticus 26:16 I also will do this to you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes...
Deuteronomy 28:30-33,38,51 You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: you shall build an house, and you shall not dwell therein...
Judges 6:3-6 And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east...
Micah 6:15 You shall sow, but you shall not reap; you shall tread the olives, but you shall not anoint you with oil; and sweet wine...
Job 5:4 His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, neither is there any to deliver them.
Job 15:30 He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away.
Job 18:19 He shall neither have son nor nephew among his people, nor any remaining in his dwellings.
Psalm 109:13 Let his posterity be cut off; and in the generation following let their name be blotted out.
Job 31:8 Parallel CommentariesCrops Earth Eat Field Fruit Grows Offspring Others Produce Products Rooted Seed Sow Sown UprootedCrops Earth Eat Field Fruit Grows Offspring Others Produce Products Rooted Seed Sow Sown UprootedTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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John 4:37 Thus the saying 'One sows and another reaps' is true.
Leviticus 26:16 then I will do this to you: I will bring on you sudden terror, wasting diseases and fever that will destroy your sight and sap your strength. You will plant seed in vain, because your enemies will eat it.
Job 20:18 What he toiled for he must give back uneaten; he will not enjoy the profit from his trading.
Job 31:12 It is a fire that burns to Destruction; it would have uprooted my harvest.
Micah 6:15 You will plant but not harvest; you will press olives but not use the oil, you will crush grapes but not drink the wine.