Job 20:6
Good News Translation
They may grow great, towering to the sky, so great that their heads reach the clouds,

Contemporary English Version
Though their pride and power may reach to the sky,

Douay-Rheims Bible
If his pride mount up even to heaven, and his head touch the clouds:

New American Bible
Though his pride mount up to the heavens and his head reach to the clouds,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If his pride mount up even to heaven, and his head touch the clouds:

his excellency

Genesis 11:4 And they said: Come, let us make a city and a tower, the top whereof may reach to heaven; and let us make our name famous before we be scattered abroad into all lands.

Isaiah 14:13,14 And thou saidst in thy heart: I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God, I will sit in the mountain of the covenant, in the sides of the north. . . .

Daniel 4:11,22 He cried aloud, and said thus: Cut down the tree, and chop off the branches thereof: shake off its leaves, and scatter its fruits: let the beasts fly away that are under it, and the birds from its branches. . . .

Amos 9:2 I saw the Lord standing upon the altar, and he said: Strike the hinges, and let the lintels be shook: for there is covetousness in the head of them all, and I will slay the last of them with the sword: there shall be no flight for them: they shall flee, and he that shall flee of them shall not be delivered.

Obadiah 1:3,4 Behold I have made thee small among the nations: thou art exceeding contemptible. . . .

Matthew 11:23 And thou Capharnaum, shalt thou be exalted up to heaven? thou shalt go down even unto hell. For if in Sodom had been wrought the miracles that have been wrought in thee, perhaps it had remained unto this day.

clouds.

Context
Zophar: Destruction Awaits the Wicked
5That the praise of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment. 6If his pride mount up even to heaven, and his head touch the clouds:7In the end he shall be destroyed like a dunghill, and they that had seen him, shall say: Where is he?…
Cross References
Isaiah 14:13
And thou saidst in thy heart: I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God, I will sit in the mountain of the covenant, in the sides of the north.

Isaiah 14:14
I will ascend above the height of the clouds, I will be like the most High.

Jeremiah 51:53
If Babylon should mount up to heaven, and establish her strength on high: from me there should come spoilers upon her, saith the Lord.

Obadiah 1:3
Behold I have made thee small among the nations: thou art exceeding contemptible.

Obadiah 1:4
The pride of thy heart hath lifted thee up, who dwellest in the clefts of the rocks, and settest up thy throne on high: who sayest in thy heart: Who shall bring me down to the ground?

Additional Translations
Though his arrogance reaches the heavens, and his head touches the clouds,Though his excellency mount up to the heavens, and his head reach to the clouds;

Though his height mount up to the heavens, And his head reach unto the clouds;

although his gifts should go up to heaven, and his sacrifice reach the clouds.

Though his height mount up to the heavens, and his head reach unto the clouds,

Though his excellency mount up to the heavens, and his head reach unto the clouds;

Though his excellence shall mount up to the heavens, and his head reach to the clouds;

Though his height mount up to the heavens, and his head reach to the clouds,

Though his excellency go up to the heavens, And his head against a cloud he strike --
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