Job 21:26
Good News Translation
But all alike die and are buried; they all are covered with worms.

Contemporary English Version
But we all end up dead, beneath a blanket of worms.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And yet they shall sleep together in the dust, and worms shall cover them.

New American Bible
Alike they lie down in the dust, and worms cover them both.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And yet they shall sleep together in the dust, and worms shall cover them.

alike

Job 3:18,19 And they sometime bound together without disquiet, have not heard the voice of the oppressor. . . .

Job 20:11 His bones shall be filled with the vices of his youth, and they shall sleep with him in the dust.

Ecclesiastes 9:2 But all things are kept uncertain for the time to come, because all things equally happen to the just and to the wicked, to the good and to the evil, to the clean and to the unclean, to him that offereth victims, and to him that despiseth sacrifices. As the good is, so also is the sinner: as the perjured, so he also that sweareth truth.

the worms

Job 17:14 I have said to rottenness: Thou art my father; to worms, my mother and my sister.

Job 19:26 And I shall be clothed again with my skin, and in my flesh I shall see my God.

Psalm 49:14 They are laid in hell like sheep: death shall feed upon them. And the just shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their help shall decay in hell from their glory.

Isaiah 14:11 Thy pride is brought down to hell, thy carcass is fallen down: under thee shall the moth be strewed, and worms shall be thy covering.

Context
Job: God will Punish the Wicked
25But another dieth in bitterness of soul without any riches: 26And yet they shall sleep together in the dust, and worms shall cover them.27Surely I know your thoughts, and your unjust judgments against me.…
Cross References
Job 3:13
For now I should have been asleep and still, and should have rest in my sleep:

Job 17:14
I have said to rottenness: Thou art my father; to worms, my mother and my sister.

Job 20:11
His bones shall be filled with the vices of his youth, and they shall sleep with him in the dust.

Job 21:25
But another dieth in bitterness of soul without any riches:

Job 21:27
Surely I know your thoughts, and your unjust judgments against me.

Job 24:20
Let mercy forget him: may worms be his sweetness: let him be remembered no more, but be broken in pieces as an unfruitful tree.

Ecclesiastes 9:2
But all things are kept uncertain for the time to come, because all things equally happen to the just and to the wicked, to the good and to the evil, to the clean and to the unclean, to him that offereth victims, and to him that despiseth sacrifices. As the good is, so also is the sinner: as the perjured, so he also that sweareth truth.

Isaiah 14:11
Thy pride is brought down to hell, thy carcass is fallen down: under thee shall the moth be strewed, and worms shall be thy covering.

Additional Translations
But together they lie down in the dust, and worms cover them both.They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them.

They lie down alike in the dust, And the worm covereth them.

But they lie down in the earth together, and corruption covers them.

Together they lie down in the dust, and the worms cover them.

They lie down alike in the dust, and the worm covereth them.

They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them.

They lie down alike in the dust. The worm covers them.

Together -- on the dust they lie down, And the worm doth cover them over.
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