Job 15:34
New International Version
For the company of the godless will be barren, and fire will consume the tents of those who love bribes.

New Living Translation
For the godless are barren. Their homes, enriched through bribery, will burn.

English Standard Version
For the company of the godless is barren, and fire consumes the tents of bribery.

Berean Study Bible
For the company of the godless will be barren, and fire will consume the tents of bribery.

New American Standard Bible
"For the company of the godless is barren, And fire consumes the tents of the corrupt.

King James Bible
For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery.

Christian Standard Bible
For the company of the godless will have no children, and fire will consume the tents of those who offer bribes.

Contemporary English Version
Yes, the godless and the greedy will have nothing but flames feasting on their homes,

Good News Translation
There will be no descendants for godless people, and fire will destroy the homes built by bribery.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the company of the godless will have no children, and fire will consume the tents of those who offer bribes.

International Standard Version
For the company of the godless is desolation, and fire consumes the tents of those who bribe.

NET Bible
For the company of the godless is barren, and fire consumes the tents of those who accept bribes.

New Heart English Bible
For the company of the godless shall be barren, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
because a mob of godless people produces nothing, and fire burns up the tents of those who offer bribes.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For the company of the godless shall be desolate, And fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

New American Standard 1977
“For the company of the godless is barren, And fire consumes the tents of the corrupt.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For the congregation of the hypocrites shall be made desolate, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

King James 2000 Bible
For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

American King James Version
For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery.

American Standard Version
For the company of the godless shall be barren, And fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the congregation of the hypocrite is barren, and fire shall devour their tabernacles, who love to take bribes.

Darby Bible Translation
For the family of the ungodly shall be barren, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

English Revised Version
For the company of the godless shall be barren, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

Webster's Bible Translation
For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery.

World English Bible
For the company of the godless shall be barren, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

Young's Literal Translation
For the company of the profane is gloomy, And fire hath consumed tents of bribery.
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
Eliphaz: Job Does Not Fear God
33He will be like a vine stripped of its unripe grapes, and like an olive tree that sheds its blossoms. 34For the company of the godless will be barren, and fire will consume the tents of bribery. 35They conceive trouble and give birth to evil; their womb prepares deceit.”…
Cross References
Job 8:13
Such is the destiny of all who forget God; so the hope of the godless will perish.

Job 8:22
Your enemies will be clothed in shame, and the tent of the wicked will be no more."

Job 15:30
He will not escape from the darkness; the flame will wither his shoots, and the breath of God's mouth will carry him away.

Treasury of Scripture

For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery.

the congregation

Job 8:13 So are the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite's hope shall perish:

Job 20:1 Then answered Zophar the Naamathite, and said,

Job 27:8 For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has gained, when …

Job 36:13 But the hypocrites in heart heap up wrath: they cry not when he binds them.

Isaiah 33:14,15 The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness has surprised the hypocrites. …

Matthew 24:51 And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites: …

the tabernacles

Job 11:14 If iniquity be in your hand, put it far away, and let not wickedness …

Job 12:6 The tabernacles of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are …

Job 22:5-9 Is not your wickedness great? and your iniquities infinite…

Job 29:12-17 Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and …

1 Samuel 8:3 And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, …

1 Samuel 12:3 Behold, here I am: witness against me before the LORD, and before …

Micah 7:2 The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none upright …

Amos 5:11,12 For as much therefore as your treading is on the poor, and you take …







Lexicon
For
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

the company
עֲדַ֣ת (‘ă·ḏaṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5712: A stated assemblage

of the godless
חָנֵ֣ף (ḥā·nêp̄)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2611: Profane, irreligious

[will be] barren,
גַּלְמ֑וּד (gal·mūḏ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1565: Sterile, desolate

and fire
וְ֝אֵ֗שׁ (wə·’êš)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 784: A fire

will consume
אָכְלָ֥ה (’ā·ḵə·lāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat

the tents
אָֽהֳלֵי־ (’ā·ho·lê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 168: A tent

of bribery.
שֹֽׁחַד׃ (šō·ḥaḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7810: A present, bribe
(34) Desolate.--This was Job's own word (Job 3:7), and as it is an uncommon word, there may be some intentional reference to his use of it.

Verse 34. - For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate; or, shall be sterile or barren like the vine and olive of the preceding verse. The entire company of the wicked shall suffer this punishment. And fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery. God's lightning shall fall from heaven, and burn up the tents (i.e. the habitations) of those who take bribes to pervert justice. It is suggested that Eliphaz intends to accuse Job of the two secret sins of hypocrisy and corruption. 15:17-35 Eliphaz maintains that the wicked are certainly miserable: whence he would infer, that the miserable are certainly wicked, and therefore Job was so. But because many of God's people have prospered in this world, it does not therefore follow that those who are crossed and made poor, as Job, are not God's people. Eliphaz shows also that wicked people, particularly oppressors, are subject to continual terror, live very uncomfortably, and perish very miserably. Will the prosperity of presumptuous sinners end miserably as here described? Then let the mischiefs which befal others, be our warnings. Though no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous, nevertheless, afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruits of righteousness to them that are exercised thereby. No calamity, no trouble, however heavy, however severe, can rob a follower of the Lord of his favour. What shall separate him from the love of Christ?
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