Job 21:25
New International Version
Another dies in bitterness of soul, never having enjoyed anything good.

New Living Translation
Another person dies in bitter poverty, never having tasted the good life.

English Standard Version
Another dies in bitterness of soul, never having tasted of prosperity.

Berean Study Bible
Yet another man dies in the bitterness of his soul, having never tasted prosperity.

King James Bible
And another dieth in the bitterness of his soul, and never eateth with pleasure.

New King James Version
Another man dies in the bitterness of his soul, Never having eaten with pleasure.

New American Standard Bible
While another dies with a bitter soul, Never even tasting anything good.

NASB 1995
While another dies with a bitter soul, Never even tasting anything good.

NASB 1977
While another dies with a bitter soul, Never even tasting anything good.

Amplified Bible
Whereas another dies with a bitter soul, Never even tasting pleasure or good fortune.

Christian Standard Bible
Yet another person dies with a bitter soul, having never tasted prosperity.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yet another person dies with a bitter soul, having never tasted prosperity.

American Standard Version
And another dieth in bitterness of soul, And never tasteth of good.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
That one will die in a soul of bitterness and not eat in prosperity

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And another dies in bitterness of soul, not eating any good thing.

Contemporary English Version
while others die in poverty, having known only pain.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But another dieth in bitterness of soul without any riches:

English Revised Version
And another dieth in bitterness of soul, and never tasteth of good.

Good News Translation
Others have no happiness at all; they live and die with bitter hearts.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Another person, never having tasted happiness, dies with a bitter soul.

International Standard Version
Others die with a bitter soul, never having tasted the good life.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And another dieth in bitterness of soul, And hath never tasted of good.

Literal Standard Version
And this [one] dies with a bitter soul, And has not eaten with gladness.

NET Bible
And another man dies in bitterness of soul, never having tasted anything good.

New Heart English Bible
Another dies in bitterness of soul, and never tastes of good.

World English Bible
Another dies in bitterness of soul, and never tastes of good.

Young's Literal Translation
And this one dieth with a bitter soul, And have not eaten with gladness.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Job: God will Punish the Wicked
24His body is well nourished, and his bones are rich with marrow. 25Yet another man dies in the bitterness of his soul, having never tasted prosperity. 26But together they lie down in the dust, and worms cover them both.…

Cross References
Job 21:24
His body is well nourished, and his bones are rich with marrow.

Job 21:26
But together they lie down in the dust, and worms cover them both.

Proverbs 14:10
The heart knows its own bitterness, and no stranger shares in its joy.


Treasury of Scripture

And another dies in the bitterness of his soul, and never eats with pleasure.

in the bitterness

Job 3:20
Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul;

Job 7:11
Therefore I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 9:18
He will not suffer me to take my breath, but filleth me with bitterness.

never

Job 20:23
When he is about to fill his belly, God shall cast the fury of his wrath upon him, and shall rain it upon him while he is eating.

1 Kings 17:12
And she said, As the LORD thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse: and, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die.

Ecclesiastes 6:2
A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Yet another man
וְזֶ֗ה (wə·zeh)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that

dies
יָ֭מוּת (yā·mūṯ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill

in the bitterness
מָרָ֑ה (mā·rāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 4751: Bitter, bitterness, bitterly

of his soul,
בְּנֶ֣פֶשׁ (bə·ne·p̄eš)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

having never
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

tasted
אָ֝כַ֗ל (’ā·ḵal)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

prosperity.
בַּטּוֹבָֽה׃ (baṭ·ṭō·w·ḇāh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good


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