Job 24:24
Good News Translation
For a while the wicked prosper, but then they wither like weeds, like stalks of grain that have been cut down.

Contemporary English Version
Great for a while; gone forever! Sinners are mowed down like weeds, then they wither and die.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

New American Bible
They are exalted for a while, and then are no more; laid low, like everyone else they are gathered up; like ears of grain they shrivel.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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.

are exalted

Job 20:5 That the praise of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment.

Psalm 37:10,35,36 For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: and thou shalt seek his place, and shalt not find it. . . .

Psalm 73:19 How are they brought to desolation? they have suddenly ceased to be: they have perished by reason of their iniquity.

Psalm 92:7 When the wicked shall spring up as grass: and all the workers of iniquity shall appear: That they may perish for ever and ever:

James 1:11 For the sun rose with a burning heat and parched the grass: and the flower thereof fell off, and the beauty of the shape thereof perished. So also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.

James 5:1-3 Go to now, ye rich men: weep and howl in your miseries, which shall come upon you. . . .

gone.

Job 8:22 They that hate thee, shall be clothed with confusion: and the dwelling of the wicked shall not stand.

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taken out.

Isaiah 17:5,6 And it shall be as when one gathereth in the harvest that which remaineth, and his arm shall gather the ears of corn: and it shall be as he that seeketh ears in the vale of Raphaim. . . .

Revelation 14:14-20 And I saw: and behold a white cloud and upon the cloud one sitting like to the Son of man, having on his head a crown of gold and in his hand a sharp sickle. . . .

Context
Job: Judgment for the Wicked
23God hath given him place for penance, and he abuseth it unto pride: but his eyes are upon his ways. 24They 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.25And if it be not so, who can convince me that I have lied, and set my words before God?…
Cross References
Job 14:21
Whether his children come to honour or dishonour, he shall not understand.

Job 21:33
He hath been acceptable to the gravel of Cocytus, and he shall draw every man after him, and there are innumerable before him.

Psalm 37:10
For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: and thou shalt seek his place, and shalt not find it.

Additional Translations
They are exalted for a moment, then they are gone; they are brought low and gathered up like all others; they are cut off like heads of grain.They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all other, and cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

They are exalted; yet a little while, and they are gone; Yea, they are brought low, they are taken out of the way as all others, And are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.

For his exaltation has hurt many; but he has withered as mallows in the heat, or as an ear of corn falling off of itself from the stalk.

They are exalted for a little, and are no more; they are laid low; like all [other] are they gathered, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

They are exalted; yet a little while, and they are gone; yea, they are brought low, they are taken out of the way as all other, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all others, and cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

They are exalted; yet a little while, and they are gone. Yes, they are brought low, they are taken out of the way as all others, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.

High they were for a little, and they are not, And they have been brought low. As all others they are shut up, And as the head of an ear of corn cut off.
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