New International Version
He will no longer be rich and his wealth will not endure, nor will his possessions spread over the land.
King James Bible
He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
He shall not become rich, neither shall his substance continue, and their possessions shall not extend upon the earth.
World English Bible
He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall their possessions be extended on the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
He is not rich, nor doth his wealth rise, Nor doth he stretch out on earth their continuance.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He shall not be rich - The whole of what follows, to the end of the chapter, seems to be directed against Job himself, whom Eliphaz indirectly accuses of having been a tyrant and oppressor. The threatened evils are,
1. He shall not be rich, though he labors greatly to acquire riches.
2. His substance shall not continue - God will blast it, and deprive him of power to preserve it.
3. Neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof - all his works shall perish, for God will blot out his remembrance from under heaven.
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Give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.--PSA. 97:12. The heavens are not clean in his sight. How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?--Yea, the stars are not pure in his sight. How much less man, that is a worm? Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness?--Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts. As he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; because it is written, Be ye holy; …
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All are Sinners.
The Character of Its Teachings Evidences the Divine Authorship of the Bible
Necessity of Contemplating the Judgment-Seat of God, in Order to be Seriously Convinced of the Doctrine of Gratuitous Justification.
Nothing is left for him to devour; his prosperity will not endure.
Though he heaps up silver like dust and clothes like piles of clay,
what he lays up the righteous will wear, and the innocent will divide his silver.
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