Job 20:15
New International Version
He will spit out the riches he swallowed; God will make his stomach vomit them up.

New Living Translation
They will vomit the wealth they swallowed. God won’t let them keep it down.

English Standard Version
He swallows down riches and vomits them up again; God casts them out of his belly.

Berean Study Bible
He swallows wealth but vomits it out; God will force it from his stomach.

King James Bible
He hath swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again: God shall cast them out of his belly.

New King James Version
He swallows down riches And vomits them up again; God casts them out of his belly.

New American Standard Bible
“He swallows riches, But will vomit them up; God will expel them from his belly.

NASB 1995
“He swallows riches, But will vomit them up; God will expel them from his belly.

NASB 1977
“He swallows riches, But will vomit them up; God will expel them from his belly.

Amplified Bible
“He swallows [his ill-gotten] riches, But will vomit them up; God will drive them out of his belly.

Christian Standard Bible
He swallows wealth but must vomit it up; God will force it from his stomach.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He swallows wealth but must vomit it up; God will force it from his stomach.

American Standard Version
He hath swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again; God will cast them out of his belly.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the food that he swallowed he will vomit from his belly and God will destroy him

Brenton Septuagint Translation
His wealth unjustly collected shall be vomited up; a messenger of wrath shall drag him out of his house.

Contemporary English Version
Then God will make them lose the wealth they gobbled up.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The riches which he hath swallowed; he shall vomit up, and God shall draw them out of his belly.

English Revised Version
He hath swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again: God shall cast them out of his belly.

Good News Translation
The wicked vomit up the wealth they stole; God takes it back, even out of their stomachs.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He vomits up the riches that he swallowed. God forces them out of his stomach.

International Standard Version
"Though he swallows wealth, he will vomit it; God will dislodge it from his stomach.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He hath swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again; God shall cast them out of his belly.

Literal Standard Version
He has swallowed wealth, and vomits it. God drives it out from his belly.

NET Bible
The wealth that he consumed he vomits up, God will make him throw it out of his stomach.

New Heart English Bible
He has swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again. God will cast them out of his belly.

World English Bible
He has swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again. God will cast them out of his belly.

Young's Literal Translation
Wealth he hath swallowed, and doth vomit it. From his belly God driveth it out.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Zophar: Destruction Awaits the Wicked
14yet in his stomach his food sours into the venom of cobras within him. 15He swallows wealth but vomits it out; God will force it from his stomach. 16He will suck the poison of cobras; the fangs of a viper will kill him.…

Cross References
Job 20:10
His sons will seek the favor of the poor, for his own hands must return his wealth.

Job 20:14
yet in his stomach his food sours into the venom of cobras within him.

Job 20:18
He must return the fruit of his labor without consuming it; he cannot enjoy the profits of his trading.

Job 20:20
Because his appetite is never satisfied, he cannot escape with his treasure.

Job 20:28
The possessions of his house will be removed, flowing away on the day of God's wrath.

Psalm 109:11
May the creditor seize all he owns, and strangers plunder the fruits of his labor.

Proverbs 21:20
Precious treasures and oil are in the dwelling of the wise, but a foolish man consumes them.


Treasury of Scripture

He has swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again: God shall cast them out of his belly.

swallowed

Proverbs 23:8
The morsel which thou hast eaten shalt thou vomit up, and lose thy sweet words.

Matthew 27:3,4
Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, …









Verse 15. - He hath swallowed down riches and he shall vomit them up again. The wicked man shall be made to disgorge his ill-gotten gains. Either fear, or remorse, or a judicial sentence will force him to make restitution (see ver. 10). God shall cast them out of his belly. Whatever is the immediate motive of the restitution: it will really be God's doing. He will cause the fear, or the remorse, or bring about the judicial sentence.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He swallows
בָּ֭לַע (bā·la‘)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1104: To swallow down, swallow up, engulf

wealth
חַ֣יִל (ḥa·yil)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2428: A force, an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength

but vomits it out;
וַיְקִאֶ֑נּוּ (way·qi·’en·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6958: Spue out, vomit out, up, up again

God
אֵֽל׃ (’êl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

will force it
יוֹרִשֶׁ֥נּוּ (yō·w·ri·šen·nū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3423: To occupy, to seize, to rob, to inherit, to expel, to impoverish, to ruin

from his stomach.
מִ֝בִּטְנ֗וֹ (mib·biṭ·nōw)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 990: The belly, the womb, the bosom, body of anything


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