|New International Version (© 2011)|
As a cloud vanishes and is gone, so one who goes down to the grave does not return.
King James Bible
As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away: so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more.
American Standard Version
As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away, So he that goeth down to Sheol shall come up no more.
Young's Literal Translation
Consumed hath been a cloud, and it goeth, So he who is going down to Sheol cometh not up.
Job 7:9 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
As the cloud is consumed - As the cloud is dissipated, so is the breath of those that go down to the grave. As that cloud shall never return, so shall it be with the dead; they return no more to sojourn with the living. See on the following verses.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Job 37:11 Also by watering he wearies the thick cloud: he scatters his bright cloud:
Job 10:21 Before I go from where I shall not return, even to the land of darkness and the shadow of death;
Job 14:10-14 But man dies, and wastes away: yes, man gives up the ghost, and where is he...
Job 16:22 When a few years are come, then I shall go the way from where I shall not return.
2 Samuel 12:23 But now he is dead, why should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.
2 Samuel 14:14 For we must needs die, and are as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; neither does God respect any person...
Psalm 39:13 O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go hence, and be no more.
Isaiah 38:11 I said, I shall not see the LORD, even the LORD, in the land of the living...
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2 Samuel 12:23 But now that he is dead, why should I go on fasting? Can I bring him back again? I will go to him, but he will not return to me."
Job 3:13 For now I would be lying down in peace; I would be asleep and at rest
Job 11:8 They are higher than the heavens above--what can you do? They are deeper than the depths below--what can you know?
Job 14:13 "If only you would hide me in the grave and conceal me till your anger has passed! If only you would set me a time and then remember me!
Job 17:13 If the only home I hope for is the grave, if I spread out my bed in the realm of darkness,
Job 17:16 Will it go down to the gates of death? Will we descend together into the dust?"
Job 30:15 Terrors overwhelm me; my dignity is driven away as by the wind, my safety vanishes like a cloud.