Job 8:15
Good News Translation
If they lean on a web, will it hold them up? If they grab for a thread, will it help them stand?"

Contemporary English Version
they take hold and fall because it's so flimsy.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall lean upon his house, and it shall not stand: he shall prop it up, and it shall not rise:

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He shall lean upon his house, and it shall not stand: he shall prop it up, and it shall not rise:

it shall not stand

Job 18:14 Let his confidence be rooted out of his tabernacle, and let destruction tread upon him like a king.

Job 27:18 He hath built his house as a moth, and as a keeper he hath made a booth.

Psalm 52:5-7 Therefore will God destroy thee for ever: he will pluck thee out, and remove thee from thy dwelling place: and thy root out of the land of the living. . . .

Psalm 112:10 The wicked shall see, and shall be angry, he shall gnash with his teeth and pine away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.

Proverbs 10:28 The strength of the upright is the way of the Lord: and fear to them that work evil.

Matthew 7:24-27 Every one therefore that heareth these my words, and doth them, shall be likened to a wise man that built his house upon a rock, . . .

Luke 6:47-49 Every one that cometh to me and heareth my words and doth them, I will shew you to whom he is like. . . .

Context
Bildad: Job Should Repent
14His folly shall not please him, and his trust shall be like the spider's web. 15He shall lean upon his house, and it shall not stand: he shall prop it up, and it shall not rise:16He seemeth to have moisture before the sun cometh; and at his rising, his blossom shall shoot forth.…
Cross References
Job 8:22
They that hate thee, shall be clothed with confusion: and the dwelling of the wicked shall not stand.

Job 27:18
He hath built his house as a moth, and as a keeper he hath made a booth.

Psalm 49:11
And their sepulchres shall be their houses for ever. Their dwelling places to all generations: they have called their lands by their names.

Proverbs 14:11
The house of the wicked shall be destroyed: but the tabernacles of the just shall flourish.

Amos 6:13
Can horses run upon the rocks, or can any one plough with buffles? for you have turned judgment into bitterness, and the fruit of justice into wormwood.

Additional Translations
He leans on his web, but it gives way; he holds fast, but it does not endure.He shall lean on his house, but it shall not stand: he shall hold it fast, but it shall not endure.

He shall lean upon his house, but it shall not stand: He shall hold fast thereby, but it shall not endure.

If he should prop up his house, it shall not stand: and when he has taken hold of it, it shall not remain.

He shall lean upon his house, and it shall not stand; he shall lay hold on it, but it shall not endure.

He shall lean upon his house, but it shall not stand: he shall hold fast thereby, but it shall not endure.

He shall lean upon his house, but it shall not stand: he shall hold it fast, but it shall not endure.

He shall lean on his house, but it shall not stand. He shall cling to it, but it shall not endure.

He leaneth on his house -- and it standeth not: He taketh hold on it -- and it abideth not.
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