Job 20:9
New International Version
The eye that saw him will not see him again; his place will look on him no more.

New Living Translation
Those who once saw them will see them no more. Their families will never see them again.

English Standard Version
The eye that saw him will see him no more, nor will his place any more behold him.

Berean Study Bible
The eye that saw him will see him no more, and his place will no longer behold him.

King James Bible
The eye also which saw him shall see him no more; neither shall his place any more behold him.

New King James Version
The eye that saw him will see him no more, Nor will his place behold him anymore.

New American Standard Bible
“The eye which saw him sees him no longer, And his place no longer beholds him.

NASB 1995
“The eye which saw him sees him no longer, And his place no longer beholds him.

NASB 1977
“The eye which saw him sees him no more, And his place no longer beholds him.

Amplified Bible
“The eye which saw him sees him no longer, Neither does his [accustomed] place behold him any longer.

Christian Standard Bible
The eye that saw him will see him no more, and his household will no longer see him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The eye that saw him will see him no more, and his household will no longer see him.

American Standard Version
The eye which saw him shall see him no more; Neither shall his place any more behold him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The eye that saw him will not see him again, and they will consider his place no more

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The eye has looked upon him, but shall not see him again; and his place shall no longer perceive him.

Contemporary English Version
and vanish from the sight of family and friends.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The eyes that had seen him, shall see him no more, neither shall his place any more behold him.

English Revised Version
The eye which saw him shall see him no more; neither shall his place any more behold him.

Good News Translation
The wicked will disappear from the place where they used to live;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Eyes that saw him will see him no more. His home will not look at him again.

International Standard Version
"An eye that gazes at him won't do so again; and his place won't even recognize him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The eye which saw him shall see him no more; Neither shall his place any more behold him.

Literal Standard Version
The eye has not seen him, and does not add. And his place does not behold him again.

NET Bible
People who had seen him will not see him again, and the place where he was will recognize him no longer.

New Heart English Bible
The eye which saw him shall see him no more, neither shall his place any more see him.

World English Bible
The eye which saw him shall see him no more, neither shall his place any more see him.

Young's Literal Translation
The eye hath not seen him, and addeth not. And not again doth his place behold him.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Zophar: Destruction Awaits the Wicked
8He will fly away like a dream, never to be found; he will be chased away like a vision in the night. 9The eye that saw him will see him no more, and his place will no longer behold him. 10His sons will seek the favor of the poor, for his own hands must return his wealth.…

Cross References
Job 7:8
The eye that beholds me will no longer see me. You will look for me, but I will be no more.

Job 7:10
He never returns to his house; his place remembers him no more.

Job 8:18
If he is uprooted from his place, it will disown him, saying, 'I never saw you.'

Psalm 103:16
when the wind passes over, it vanishes, and its place remembers it no more.


Treasury of Scripture

The eye also which saw him shall see him no more; neither shall his place any more behold him.

The eye

Job 20:7
Yet he shall perish for ever like his own dung: they which have seen him shall say, Where is he?

Job 7:8,10
The eye of him that hath seen me shall see me no more: thine eyes are upon me, and I am not…

Job 8:18
If he destroy him from his place, then it shall deny him, saying, I have not seen thee.









Verse 9. - The eye also which saw him shall see him no more; or, the eye which scanned him. The verb used (שָׁזַך) is a rare one, occurring only here, in Job 28:7, and in Song of Solomon 1:6. In the former passage it is used of a falcon, in the latter of the sun. Neither shall his place any more behold him (comp. Psalm 103:16, "The place thereof shall know it no more").

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The eye
עַ֣יִן (‘a·yin)
Noun - common singular
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

[that] saw him
שְׁ֭זָפַתּוּ (zā·p̄at·tū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7805: To catch sight of, look on

will see him no
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

more,
תוֹסִ֑יף (ṯō·w·sîp̄)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3254: To add, augment

and his place
מְקוֹמֽוֹ׃ (mə·qō·w·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4725: A standing, a spot, a condition

will no
וְלֹא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

longer
ע֝֗וֹד (‘ō·wḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 5750: Iteration, continuance, again, repeatedly, still, more

behold him.
תְּשׁוּרֶ֥נּוּ (tə·šū·ren·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7789: To spy out, survey, lurk for, care for


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