Job 4:19
Good News Translation
Do you think he will trust a creature of clay, a thing of dust that can be crushed like a moth?

Contemporary English Version
Humans are formed from clay and are fragile as moths, so what chance do you have?

Douay-Rheims Bible
How much more shall they that dwell in houses of clay, who have an earthly foundation, be consumed as with the moth?

New American Bible
How much more with those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed more easily than a moth!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

How much more shall they that dwell in houses of clay, who have an earthly foundation, be consumed as with the moth?

dwell.

Job 10:9 Remember, I beseech thee, that thou hast made me as the clay, and thou wilt bring me into dust

Job 13:12 Your remembrance shall be compared to ashes, and your necks shall be brought to clay.

Job 33:6 Behold God hath made me as well as thee, and of the same clay I also was formed.

Genesis 2:7 And the Lord God formed man of the slime of the earth: and breathed into his face the breath of life, and man became a living soul.

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.

Genesis 18:27 And Abraham answered, and said: Seeing I have once begun, I will speak to my Lord, whereas I am dust and ashes.

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

2 Corinthians 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency may be of the power of God and not of us.

2 Corinthians 5:1 For we know, if our earthly house of this habitation be dissolved, that we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in heaven.

crushed.

Job 13:28 Who am to be consumed as rottenness, and as a garment that is motheaten.

Job 14:2 Who cometh forth like a flower, and is destroyed, and fleeth as a shadow, and never continueth in the same state.

Psalm 39:11 Thou hast corrected man for iniquity. And thou hast made his soul to waste away like a spider: surely in vain is any man disquieted.

Psalm 90:5-7 Things that are counted nothing, shall their years be. . . .

Psalm 103:15,16 Man's days are as grass, as the flower of the field so shall he flourish. . . .

Psalm 146:4 His spirit shall go forth, and he shall return into his earth: in that day all their thoughts shall perish.

1 Peter 1:24 For all flesh is as grass and all the glory thereof as the flower of grass. The grass is withered and the flower thereof is fallen away.

Context
Eliphaz: The Innocent Prosper
18Behold, they that serve him are not steadfast, and in his angels he found wickedness: 19How much more shall they that dwell in houses of clay, who have an earthly foundation, be consumed as with the moth?20From morning till evening they shall be cut down: and because no one understandeth, they shall perish for ever.…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency may be of the power of God and not of us.

2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know, if our earthly house of this habitation be dissolved, that we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in heaven.

Genesis 2:7
And the Lord God formed man of the slime of the earth: and breathed into his face the breath of life, and man became a living soul.

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.

Job 10:9
Remember, I beseech thee, that thou hast made me as the clay, and thou wilt bring me into dust

Job 22:16
Who were taken away before their time, and a flood hath overthrown their foundation.

Job 33:6
Behold God hath made me as well as thee, and of the same clay I also was formed.

Additional Translations
how much more those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundations are in the dust, who can be crushed like a moth!How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth?

How much more them that dwell in houses of clay, Whose foundation is in the dust, Who are crushed before the moth!

But as for them that dwell in houses of clay, of whom we also are formed of the same clay, he smites them like a moth.

How much more them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed as the moth!

How much more them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth!

How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth?

How much more, those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth!

Also -- the inhabitants of houses of clay, (Whose foundation is in the dust, They bruise them before a moth.)
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