New Living Translation
"But instead, as mountains fall and crumble and as rocks fall from a cliff,
King James Bible
And surely the mountain falling cometh to nought, and the rock is removed out of his place.
Darby Bible Translation
And indeed a mountain falling cometh to nought, and the rock is removed out of its place;
World English Bible
"But the mountain falling comes to nothing. The rock is removed out of its place;
Young's Literal Translation
And yet, a falling mountain wasteth away, And a rock is removed from its place.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:18 And - As when a great mountain falls, by an earthquake or inundation, it moulders away like a fading leaf, (as the Hebrew word signifies) and as the rock, when by the violence of winds or earthquakes it is removed out of its place, and thrown down, is never re - advanced: and as the waters by continual droppings, wear away the stones, so that they can never be made whole again: and as thou wastest away, by a great and violent inundation, the things which grow out of the dust of the earth, herbs, and fruits, and plants, which once washed away are irrecoverably lost; in like manner, thou destroyest the hope of man: when man dies, all hope of his living again in this world is lost.
LibraryThe Voice of Job.
O that thou wouldest hide me in the grave, that thou wouldest keep me secret, until thy wrath be past, that thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me! If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come. Thou shalt call, and I will answer thee: thou wilt have a desire to the work of thine hands.'--Job xiv. 13-15. The book of Job seems to me the most daring of poems: from a position of the most vantageless realism, it assaults the very …
George MacDonald—Unspoken Sermons
Meditations for the Evening.
My God! I Know that I must Die.
Life, Death, and Judgment. --Job xiv. 1-3. 11-13.
My sins would be sealed in a pouch, and you would cover my guilt.
as water wears away the stones and floods wash away the soil, so you destroy people's hope.
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