New International Version
He will spit out the riches he swallowed; God will make his stomach vomit them up.
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He shall vomit them up again - This is also an allusion to an effect of most ordinary poisons; they occasion a nausea, and often excruciating vomiting; nature striving to eject what it knows, if retained, will be its bane.
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The triumphing of the wicked is short.--JOB 20:5. Thou shalt bruise his heel.--This is your hour, and the power of darkness.--As the children are partakers of flesh and blood he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil.--Having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it. Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
His children must make amends to the poor; his own hands must give back his wealth.
yet his food will turn sour in his stomach; it will become the venom of serpents within him.
What he toiled for he must give back uneaten; he will not enjoy the profit from his trading.
"Surely he will have no respite from his craving; he cannot save himself by his treasure.
A flood will carry off his house, rushing waters on the day of God's wrath.
May a creditor seize all he has; may strangers plunder the fruits of his labor.
The wise store up choice food and olive oil, but fools gulp theirs down.
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