Job 15:31
Good News Translation
If they are foolish enough to trust in evil, then evil will be their reward.

Contemporary English Version
They have put their trust in something worthless; now they will become worthless

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall not believe, being vainly deceived by error, that he may be redeemed with any price.

New American Bible
Let him not trust in his height, misled, even though his height be like the palm tree.

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He shall not believe, being vainly deceived by error, that he may be redeemed with any price.

not him

Job 12:16 With him is strength and wisdom: he knoweth both the deceivers, and him that is deceived.

Isaiah 44:20 Part thereof is ashes: his foolish heart adoreth it, and he will not save his soul, nor say: Perhaps there is a lie in my right hand.

Galatians 6:3,7 For if any man think himself to be some thing, whereas he is nothing, he deceiveth himself. . . .

Ephesians 5:6 Let no man deceive you with vain words. For because of these things cometh the anger of God upon the children of unbelief.

trust

Psalm 62:10 Trust not in iniquity, and covet not robberies: if riches abound, set not your heart upon them.

Isaiah 59:4 There is none that calleth upon justice, neither is there any one that judgeth truly: but they trust in a mere nothing, and speak vanities: they have conceived labour, and brought forth iniquity.

Jonah 2:8 When my soul was in distress within me, I remembered the Lord: that my prayer may come to thee, unto the holy temple.

for vanity

Job 4:8 On the contrary, I have seen those who work iniquity, and sow sorrows, and reap them,

Proverbs 22:8 He that soweth iniquity, shall reap evils, and with the rod of his anger he shall be consumed.

Isaiah 17:10,11 Because thou hast forgotten God thy saviour, and hast not remembered thy strong helper: therefore shalt thou plant good plants, and shalt sow strange seed. . . .

Hosea 8:7 For they shall sow wind, and reap a whirlwind, there is no standing stalk in it, the bud shall yield no meal; and if it should yield, strangers shall eat it.

Galatians 6:8 For what things a man shall sow, those also shall he reap. For he that soweth in his flesh of the flesh also shall reap corruption. But he that soweth in the spirit of the spirit shall reap life everlasting.

Context
Eliphaz: Job Does Not Fear God
30He shall not depart out of darkness: the flame shall dry up his branches, and he shall be taken away by the breath of his own mouth. 31He shall not believe, being vainly deceived by error, that he may be redeemed with any price.32Before his days be full he shall perish: and his hands shall wither away.…
Cross References
Job 4:8
On the contrary, I have seen those who work iniquity, and sow sorrows, and reap them,

Job 31:5
If I have walked in vanity, and my foot hath made haste to deceit:

Job 35:13
God therefore will not hear in vain, and the Almighty will look into the causes of every one.

Proverbs 24:20
For evil men have no hope of things to come, and the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Isaiah 44:20
Part thereof is ashes: his foolish heart adoreth it, and he will not save his soul, nor say: Perhaps there is a lie in my right hand.

Isaiah 59:4
There is none that calleth upon justice, neither is there any one that judgeth truly: but they trust in a mere nothing, and speak vanities: they have conceived labour, and brought forth iniquity.

Additional Translations
Let him not deceive himself with trust in emptiness, for emptiness will be his reward.Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompense.

Let him not trust in vanity, deceiving himself; For vanity shall be his recompense.

Let him not think that he shall endure; for his end shall be vanity.

Let him not trust in vanity: he is deceived, for vanity shall be his recompense;

Let him not trust in vanity, deceiving himself: for vanity shall be his recompence.

Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompense.

Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; for emptiness shall be his reward.

Let him not put credence in vanity, He hath been deceived, For vanity is his recompence.
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