Job 42:16
New International Version
After this, Job lived a hundred and forty years; he saw his children and their children to the fourth generation.

New Living Translation
Job lived 140 years after that, living to see four generations of his children and grandchildren.

English Standard Version
And after this Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons, and his sons’ sons, four generations.

Berean Study Bible
After this, Job lived 140 years and saw his children and their children to the fourth generation.

King James Bible
After this lived Job an hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, even four generations.

New King James Version
After this Job lived one hundred and forty years, and saw his children and grandchildren for four generations.

New American Standard Bible
After this, Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons and his grandsons, four generations.

NASB 1995
After this, Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons and his grandsons, four generations.

NASB 1977
And after this Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons, and his grandsons, four generations.

Amplified Bible
After this, Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons and his grandsons, four generations.

Christian Standard Bible
Job lived 140 years after this and saw his children and their children to the fourth generation.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Job lived 140 years after this and saw his children and their children to the fourth generation.

American Standard Version
And after this Job lived a hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons'sons, even four generations.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Job lived a hundred and forty years after that, and he saw his sons, and his grandsons, unto four generations

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Job lived after his affliction a hundred and seventy years: and all the years he lived were two hundred and forty: and Job saw his sons and his sons' sons, the fourth generation.

Contemporary English Version
Job lived for another 140 years--long enough to see his great-grandchildren have children of their own--

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Job lived after these things, a hundred and forty years, and he saw his children, and his children's children, unto the fourth generation,

English Revised Version
And after this Job lived an hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, even four generations.

Good News Translation
Job lived a hundred and forty years after this, long enough to see his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Job lived 140 years after this. He saw his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

International Standard Version
Job lived 140 years after this, and saw his children and grandchildren to the fourth generation.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And after this Job lived a hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, even four generations.

Literal Standard Version
And Job lives after this one hundred and forty years, and sees his sons, and his sons’ sons, four generations;

NET Bible
After this Job lived 140 years; he saw his children and their children to the fourth generation.

New Heart English Bible
After this Job lived one hundred forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, to four generations.

World English Bible
After this Job lived one hundred forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, to four generations.

Young's Literal Translation
And Job liveth after this a hundred and forty years, and seeth his sons, and his sons' sons, four generations;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD Blesses Job
15No women as beautiful as Job’s daughters could be found in all the land, and their father granted them an inheritance among their brothers. 16After this, Job lived 140 years and saw his children and their children to the fourth generation. 17And so Job died, old and full of years.…

Cross References
Job 42:15
No women as beautiful as Job's daughters could be found in all the land, and their father granted them an inheritance among their brothers.

Job 42:17
And so Job died, old and full of years.

Psalm 128:6
that you may see your children's children. Peace be upon Israel!


Treasury of Scripture

After this lived Job an hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, even four generations.

an

Genesis 11:32
And the days of Terah were two hundred and five years: and Terah died in Haran.

Genesis 25:7
And these are the days of the years of Abraham's life which he lived, an hundred threescore and fifteen years.

Genesis 35:28
And the days of Isaac were an hundred and fourscore years.

and saw

Genesis 50:23
And Joseph saw Ephraim's children of the third generation: the children also of Machir the son of Manasseh were brought up upon Joseph's knees.

Psalm 128:6
Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children, and peace upon Israel.

Proverbs 17:6
Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.









(16) An hundred and forty years.--The particularity of this detail forbids us to suppose that the character of Job was other than real; his great age also shows that he must be referred to the very early patriarchal times, probably anterior to Moses.

Verse 16. - After this lived Job an hundred and forty years. It has been concluded from this statement, combined with that at the close of ver. 10, that Job was exactly seventy years of age when his calamities fell upon him ('Dict. of the Bible,' vol. 1. p. 1087, note); but this is really only a conjecture, since the statement that "God added to all that had been Job's to the double," does not naturally apply to anything but his property. We may, however, fairly allow that (as Professor Lee says) he "could scarcely have been less than seventy" when his afflictions came, having then a family of ten children, who were all grown up (Job 1:4). In this case, the whole duration of his life would have been 210 years, or a little more, which cannot be regarded as incredible by those who accept the ages of the patriarchs, from Peleg to Jacob, as respectively 239, 230, 148, 205, 175, 180, and 147 years. And saw his sons, and his sons' sons; i.e. his descendants - grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Even four gone-rations. According to the Hebrew inclusive practice of reckoning, we may regard his own generation as included.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
After
אַֽחֲרֵי־ (’a·ḥă·rê-)
Preposition
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

this,
זֹ֔את (zōṯ)
Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

Job
אִיּוֹב֙ (’î·yō·wḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 347: Job -- a patriarch

lived
וַיְחִ֤י (way·ḥî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2421: To live, to revive

140
מֵאָ֥ה (mê·’āh)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 3967: A hundred

years
שָׁנָ֑ה (šā·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8141: A year

and saw
וַיִּרְאֶ֗ה (way·yir·’eh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7200: To see

his children
בָּנָיו֙ (bā·nāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

and their
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

children
בָנָ֔יו (ḇā·nāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

to the fourth
אַרְבָּעָ֖ה (’ar·bā·‘āh)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 702: Four

generation.
דֹּרֽוֹת׃ (dō·rō·wṯ)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1755: A revolution of time, an age, generation, a dwelling


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