Job 20:15
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New American Standard Bible
"He swallows riches, But will vomit them up; God will expel them from his belly.

King James Bible
He hath swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again: God shall cast them out of his belly.

Darby Bible Translation
He hath swallowed down riches, but he shall vomit them up again: �God shall cast them out of his belly.

World English Bible
He has swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again. God will cast them out of his belly.

Young's Literal Translation
Wealth he hath swallowed, and doth vomit it. From his belly God driveth it out.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

He hath swallowed down riches - He has "glutted" down riches - or gormandized them - or devoured them greedily. The Hebrew word בלע bela‛, means "to absorb, to devour with the idea of greediness." It is descriptive of the voracity of a wild beast, and means here that he had devoured them eagerly, or voraciously.

And he shall vomit - As an epicure does that which he has drunk or swallowed with delight. "Noyes." The idea is, that he shall lose that which he has acquired, and that it will be attended with loathing. All this is to a great extent true still, and may be applied to those who aim to accumulate wealth, and to lay up ill gotten gold. It will be ruinous to their peace; and the time will come when it will be looked on with inexpressible loathing. Zophar meant, undoubtedly, to apply this to Job, and to infer, that since it was a settled maxim that such would be the result of the ill-gotten gain of a wicked man, where a result like this "had" happened, that there must have been wickedness. How cutting and severe this must have been to Job can be easily conceived. The Septuagint renders this, "Out of his house let an angel drag him."

Job 20:15 Parallel Commentaries

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Whether the Ashes from which the Human Body Will be Restored have any Natural Inclination Towards the Soul which Will be United to Them?
Objection 1: It would seem that the ashes from which the human body will be restored will have a natural inclination towards the soul which will be united to them. For if they had no inclination towards the soul, they would stand in the same relation to that soul as other ashes. Therefore it would make no difference whether the body that is to be united to that soul were restored from those ashes or from others: and this is false. Objection 2: Further, the body is more dependent on the soul than
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
WHEN St. Paul wrote his Epistle to Titus about his duty as a minister, he mentioned young men as a class requiring peculiar attention. After speaking of aged men and aged women, and young women, he adds this pithy advice, "Young men likewise exhort to be sober-minded" (Tit. 2:6). I am going to follow the Apostle's advice. I propose to offer a few words of friendly exhortation to young men. I am growing old myself, but there are few things I remember so well as the days of my youth. I have a most
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times

Cross References
Job 20:10
"His sons favor the poor, And his hands give back his wealth.

Job 20:14
Yet his food in his stomach is changed To the venom of cobras within him.

Job 20:18
"He returns what he has attained And cannot swallow it; As to the riches of his trading, He cannot even enjoy them.

Job 20:20
"Because he knew no quiet within him, He does not retain anything he desires.

Job 20:28
"The increase of his house will depart; His possessions will flow away in the day of His anger.

Psalm 109:11
Let the creditor seize all that he has, And let strangers plunder the product of his labor.

Proverbs 21:20
There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise, But a foolish man swallows it up.

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