Job 21:19
Good News Translation
You claim God punishes a child for the sins of his father. No! Let God punish the sinners themselves; let him show that he does it because of their sins.

Contemporary English Version
You say, "God will punish those sinners' children in place of those sinners." But I say, "Let him punish those sinners themselves until they really feel it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
God shall lay up the sorrow of the father for his children: and when he shall repay, then shall he know.

New American Bible
“God is storing up the man’s misery for his children”?— let him requite the man himself so that he knows it!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

God shall lay up the sorrow of the father for his children: and when he shall repay, then shall he know.

layeth

Job 22:24 He shall give for earth flint, and for flint torrents of gold.

Deuteronomy 32:34 Are not these things stored up with me, and sealed up in my treasures?

Matthew 6:19,20 Lay not up to yourselves treasures on earth: where the rust, and moth consume, and where thieves break through, and steal. . . .

Romans 2:5 But according to thy hardness and impenitent heart, thou treasurest up to thyself wrath, against the day of wrath and revelation of the just judgment of God:

iniquity.

Genesis 4:7 If thou do well, shalt thou not receive? but if ill, shall not sin forthwith be present at the door? but the lust thereof shall be under thee, and thou shalt have dominion over it.

Isaiah 53:4-6 Surely he hath borne our infirmities and carried our sorrows: and we have thought him as it were a leper, and as one struck by God and afflicted. . . .

2 Corinthians 5:21 Him, who knew no sin, he hath made sin for us: that we might be made the justice of God in him.

for his

Exodus 20:5 Thou shalt not adore them, nor serve them: I am the Lord thy God, mighty, jealous, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me:

Psalm 109:9 May his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow.

*etc

Isaiah 14:21 Prepare his children for slaughter for the iniquity of their fathers: they shall not rise up, nor inherit the land, nor fill the face of the world with cities.

Ezekiel 18:14,19,20 But if he beget a son, who, seeing all his father's sins, which he hath done, is afraid, and shall not do the like to them: . . .

Matthew 23:31-35 Wherefore you are witnesses against yourselves, that you are the sons of them that killed the prophets. . . .

he rewardeth

Deuteronomy 32:41 If I shall whet my sword as the lightning, and my hand take hold on judgment: I will render vengeance to my enemies, and repay them that hate me.

2 Samuel 3:39 But I as yet am tender, though anointed king. And these men the sons of Sarvia are too hard for me: the Lord reward him that doth evil according to his wickedness.

Psalm 54:5 Turn back the evils upon my enemies; and cut them off in thy truth.

Matthew 16:27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels: and then will he render to every man according to his works.

2 Timothy 4:14 Alexander the coppersmith hath done me much evil: the Lord will reward him according to his works:

Revelation 18:6 Render to her as she also hath rendered to you: and double unto her double, according to her works. In the cup wherein she hath mingled, mingle ye double unto her.

he shall

Malachi 3:18 And you shall return, and shall see the difference between the just and the wicked: and between him that serveth God, and him that serveth him not.

Context
Job: God will Punish the Wicked
18They shall be as chaff before the face of the wind, and as ashes which the whirlwind scattereth. 19God shall lay up the sorrow of the father for his children: and when he shall repay, then shall he know.20His eyes shall see his own destruction, and he shall drink of the wrath of the Almighty.…
Cross References
Exodus 20:5
Thou shalt not adore them, nor serve them: I am the Lord thy God, mighty, jealous, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me:

Jeremiah 31:29
In those days they shall say no more: The fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the teeth of the children are set on edge.

Ezekiel 18:2
That you use among you this parable as a proverb in the land of Israel, saying: The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the teeth of the children are set on edge.

Additional Translations
It is said that God lays up one's punishment for his children. Let God repay the man himself, so that he may know it.God lays up his iniquity for his children: he rewards him, and he shall know it.

Ye say , God layeth up his iniquity for his children. Let him recompense it unto himself, that he may know it:

Let his substance fail to supply his children: God shall recompense him, and he shall know it.

+God layeth up [the punishment of] his iniquity for his children; he rewardeth him, and he shall know [it]:

Ye say, God layeth up his iniquity for his children. Let him recompense it unto himself, that he may know it.

God layeth up his iniquity for his children: he rewardeth him, and he shall know it.

You say, 'God lays up his iniquity for his children.' Let him recompense it to himself, that he may know it.

God layeth up for his sons his sorrow, He giveth recompense unto him -- and he knoweth.
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