Job 14:11
Good News Translation
Like rivers that stop running, and lakes that go dry,

Contemporary English Version
We are like streams and lakes after the water has gone;

Douay-Rheims Bible
As if the waters should depart out of the sea, and an emptied river should be dried up;

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As if the waters should depart out of the sea, and an emptied river should be dried up;

the flood

Job 6:15-18 My brethren have passed by me, as the torrent that passeth swiftly in the valleys. . . .

Jeremiah 15:18 Why is my sorrow become perpetual, and my wound desperate so as to refuse to be healed? it is become to me as the falsehood of deceitful waters that cannot be trusted.

Context
Job Laments the Finality of Death
10But man when he shall be dead, and stripped and consumed, I pray you where is he? 11As if the waters should depart out of the sea, and an emptied river should be dried up;12So man when he is fallen asleep shall not rise again; till the heavens be broken, he shall not awake, nor rise up out of his sleep.…
Cross References
Isaiah 19:5
And the water of the sea shall be dried up, and the river shall be wasted and dry.

Job 14:12
So man when he is fallen asleep shall not rise again; till the heavens be broken, he shall not awake, nor rise up out of his sleep.

Additional Translations
As water disappears from the sea and a river becomes parched and dry,As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decays and dries up:

As the waters fail from the sea, And the river wasteth and drieth up;

For the sea wastes in length of time, and a river fails and is dried up.

The waters recede from the lake, and the river wasteth and drieth up:

As the waters fail from the sea, and the river decayeth and drieth up;

As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up:

As the waters fail from the sea, and the river wastes and dries up,

Waters have gone away from a sea, And a river becometh waste and dry.
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