Job 21:33
Good News Translation
thousands join the funeral procession, and even the earth lies gently on their bodies.

Contemporary English Version
the earth welcomes them home, while crowds mourn.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He hath been acceptable to the gravel of Cocytus, and he shall draw every man after him, and there are innumerable before him.

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He hath been acceptable to the gravel of Cocytus, and he shall draw every man after him, and there are innumerable before him.

sweet

Job 3:17,18 There the wicked cease from tumult, and there the wearied in strength are at rest. . . .

every man

Job 30:23 I know that thou wilt deliver me to death, where a house is appointed for every one that liveth.

Genesis 3:19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread till thou return to the earth out of which thou wast taken: for dust thou art, and into dust thou shalt return.

Ecclesiastes 1:4 One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth standeth for ever.

Ecclesiastes 8:8 It is not in man's power to stop the spirit, neither hath he power in the day of death, neither is he suffered to rest when war is at hand, neither shall wickedness save the wicked.

Ecclesiastes 12:7 And the dust return into its earth, from whence it was, and the spirit return to God, who gave it.

Hebrews 9:27 And as it is appointed unto men once to die, and after this the judgment:

Context
Job: God will Punish the Wicked
32He shall be brought to the graves, and shall watch in the heap of the dead. 33He hath been acceptable to the gravel of Cocytus, and he shall draw every man after him, and there are innumerable before him.34How then do ye comfort me in vain, whereas your answer is shewn to be repugnant to truth?…
Cross References
Job 3:19
The small and great are there, and the servant is free from his master.

Job 3:22
And they rejoice exceedingly when they have found the grave?

Job 17:16
All that I have shall go down into the deepest pit: thinkest thou that there at least I shall have rest?

Job 21:32
He shall be brought to the graves, and shall watch in the heap of the dead.

Job 24:24
They are lifted up for a little while and shall not stand, and shall be brought down as all things, and shall be taken away, and as the tops of the ears of corn they shall be broken.

Additional Translations
The clods of the valley are sweet to him; everyone follows behind him, and those before him are without number.The clods of the valley shall be sweet to him, and every man shall draw after him, as there are innumerable before him.

The clods of the valley shall be sweet unto him, And all men shall draw after him, As there were innumerable before him.

The stones of the valley have been sweet to him, and every man shall depart after him, and there are innumerable ones before him.

The clods of the valley are sweet unto him; and every man followeth suit after him, as there were innumerable before him.

The clods of the valley shall be sweet unto him, and all men shall draw after him, as there were innumerable before him.

The clods of the valley will be sweet to him, and every man will draw after him, as there are innumerable before him.

The clods of the valley shall be sweet to him. All men shall draw after him, as there were innumerable before him.

Sweet to him have been the clods of the valley, And after him every man he draweth, And before him there is no numbering.
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