Job 15:28
Good News Translation
They are the ones who captured cities and seized houses whose owners had fled, but war will destroy those cities and houses.

Contemporary English Version
but they will live in the ruins of deserted towns.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He hath dwelt in desolate cities, and in desert houses that are reduced into heaps.

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He hath dwelt in desolate cities, and in desert houses that are reduced into heaps.

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Job 3:14 With kings and consuls of the earth, who build themselves solitudes:

Job 18:15 Let the companions of him that is not, dwell in his tabernacle, let brimstone be sprinkled in his tent.

Isaiah 5:8-10 Woe to you that join house to house and lay field to field, even to the end of the place: shall you alone dwell in the midst of the earth? . . .

Micah 7:18 Who is a God like to thee, who takest away iniquity, and passest by the sin of the remnant of thy inheritance? he will send his fury in no more, because he delighteth in mercy.

which are ready

Jeremiah 9:11 And I will make Jerusalem to be heaps of sand, and dens of dragons: and I will make the cities of Juda desolate, for want of an inhabitant.

Jeremiah 26:18 Micheas of Morasthi was a prophet in the days of Ezechias king of Juda, and he spoke to all the people of Juda, saying: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: Sion shall be ploughed like a field, and Jerusalem shall be a heap of stones: and the mountain of the house the high places of woods.

Jeremiah 51:37 And Babylon shall be reduced to heaps, a dwelling place for dragons, an astonishment and a hissing, because there is no inhabitant.

Micah 3:12 Her princes have judged for bribes: and her priests have taught for hire, and her prophets divined for money: and they leaned upon the Lord, saying: Is not the Lord in the midst of us? no evil shall come among us.

Context
Eliphaz: Job Does Not Fear God
27Fatness hath covered his face, and the fat hangeth down on his sides. 28He hath dwelt in desolate cities, and in desert houses that are reduced into heaps.29He shall not be enriched, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he push his root in the earth.…
Cross References
Job 3:14
With kings and consuls of the earth, who build themselves solitudes:

Isaiah 5:8
Woe to you that join house to house and lay field to field, even to the end of the place: shall you alone dwell in the midst of the earth?

Isaiah 5:9
These things are in my ears, saith the Lord of hosts: Unless many great and fair houses shall become desolate, without an inhabitant.

Additional Translations
he will dwell in ruined cities, in abandoned houses destined to crumble.And he dwells in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabits, which are ready to become heaps.

And he hath dwelt in desolate cities, In houses which no man inhabited, Which were ready to become heaps;

And let him lodge in desolate cities, and enter into houses without inhabitant: and what they have prepared, others shall carry away.

And he dwelleth in desolate cities, in houses that no man inhabiteth, which are destined to become heaps.

And he hath dwelt in desolate cities, in houses which no man inhabited, which were ready to become heaps.

And he dwelleth in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabiteth, which are ready to become heaps.

He has lived in desolate cities, in houses which no one inhabited, which were ready to become heaps.

And he inhabiteth cities cut off, houses not dwelt in, That have been ready to become heaps.
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