New Living Translation
The same happens to all who forget God. The hopes of the godless evaporate.
King James Bible
So are the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite's hope shall perish:
Darby Bible Translation
So are the paths of all that forget �God; and the profane man's hope shall perish,
World English Bible
So are the paths of all who forget God. The hope of the godless man shall perish,
Young's Literal Translation
So are the paths of all forgetting God, And the hope of the profane doth perish,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:13 Paths - Of wicked men. By their paths he doth not understand their manner of living, but the events which befall them, God's manner of dealing with them.
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
While they are still flowering, not ready to be cut, they begin to wither more quickly than grass.
But the wicked will be blinded. They will have no escape. Their only hope is death."
But this is what will save me--I am not godless. If I were, I could not stand before him.
For the godless are barren. Their homes, enriched through bribery, will burn.
the triumph of the wicked has been short lived and the joy of the godless has been only temporary?
For what hope do the godless have when God cuts them off and takes away their life?
The wicked will go down to the grave. This is the fate of all the nations who ignore God.
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