Job 20:29
New International Version
Such is the fate God allots the wicked, the heritage appointed for them by God.”

New Living Translation
This is the reward that God gives the wicked. It is the inheritance decreed by God.”

English Standard Version
This is the wicked man’s portion from God, the heritage decreed for him by God.”

Berean Study Bible
This is the wicked man’s portion from God, the inheritance God has appointed him.”

King James Bible
This is the portion of a wicked man from God, and the heritage appointed unto him by God.

New King James Version
This is the portion from God for a wicked man, The heritage appointed to him by God.”

New American Standard Bible
“This is a wicked person’s portion from God, The inheritance decreed to him by God.”

NASB 1995
“This is the wicked man’s portion from God, Even the heritage decreed to him by God.”

NASB 1977
“This is the wicked man’s portion from God, Even the heritage decreed to him by God.”

Amplified Bible
“This is the wicked man’s portion from God, And the heritage decreed and appointed to him by God.”

Christian Standard Bible
This is the wicked person’s lot from God, the inheritance God ordained for him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is the wicked man’s lot from God, the inheritance God ordained for him.

American Standard Version
This is the portion of a wicked man from God, And the heritage appointed unto him by God.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
This is the portion of a wicked son of man from before God, and the inheritance that will fill him from The Highest”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
This is the portion of an ungodly man from the Lord, and the possession of his goods appointed him by the all-seeing God.

Contemporary English Version
This is what God has decided for those who are evil.

Douay-Rheims Bible
This is the portion of a wicked man from God, and the inheritance of his doings from the Lord.

English Revised Version
This is the portion of a wicked man from God, and the heritage appointed unto him by God.

Good News Translation
This is the fate of wicked people, the fate that God assigns to them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is the reward God gives to the wicked person, the inheritance God has appointed for him."

International Standard Version
This is what the wicked person inherits from God; it is the inheritance that God appoints for him."

JPS Tanakh 1917
This is the portion of a wicked man from God, And the heritage appointed unto him by God.

Literal Standard Version
This [is] the portion of a wicked man from God. And an inheritance appointed him by God.”

NET Bible
Such is the lot God allots the wicked, and the heritage of his appointment from God."

New Heart English Bible
This is the portion of a wicked man from God, the heritage appointed to him by God."

World English Bible
This is the portion of a wicked man from God, the heritage appointed to him by God."

Young's Literal Translation
This is the portion of a wicked man from God. And an inheritance appointed him by God.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Zophar: Destruction Awaits the Wicked
28The possessions of his house will be removed, flowing away on the day of God’s wrath. 29This is the wicked man’s portion from God, the inheritance God has appointed him.”

Cross References
Job 21:1
Then Job answered:

Job 21:30
Indeed, the evil man is spared from the day of calamity, delivered from the day of wrath.

Job 27:13
This is the wicked man's portion from God--the heritage the ruthless receive from the Almighty.

Job 31:2
For what is the allotment of God from above, or the heritage from the Almighty on high?

Job 31:3
Does not disaster come to the unjust and calamity to the workers of iniquity?

Jeremiah 13:25
This is your lot, the portion I have measured to you," declares the LORD, "because you have forgotten Me and trusted in falsehood.


Treasury of Scripture

This is the portion of a wicked man from God, and the heritage appointed to him by God.

the portion

Job 18:21
Surely such are the dwellings of the wicked, and this is the place of him that knoweth not God.

Job 27:13
This is the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, which they shall receive of the Almighty.

Job 31:2,3
For what portion of God is there from above? and what inheritance of the Almighty from on high? …

appointed unto him by God.

Lamentations 3:38
Out of the mouth of the most High proceedeth not evil and good?









Verse 29. - This is the portion of a wicked man from God; i.e. the lot, or possession of a wicked man - that which God makes over to him as his own in the last resort, and which is all that he has to look for. In other words, it is the heritage appointed unto him by God (comp. Job 27:13). As to some God, at the last, will assign an inheritance of good, so to others he will appoint an inheritance of evil



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
This
זֶ֤ה ׀ (zeh)
Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that

is the wicked
רָ֭שָׁע (rā·šā‘)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7563: Wrong, an, bad person

man’s
אָדָ֣ם (’ā·ḏām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 120: Ruddy, a human being

portion
חֵֽלֶק־ (ḥê·leq-)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2506: Portion, tract, territory

from God,
מֵאֱלֹהִ֑ים (mê·’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

the inheritance
וְנַחֲלַ֖ת (wə·na·ḥă·laṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 5159: Something inherited, occupancy, an heirloom, an estate, patrimony, portion

God
מֵאֵֽל׃ (mê·’êl)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

has appointed him.”
אִמְר֣וֹ (’im·rōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 561: Something said


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