King James Version
They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all other, and cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.
Darby Bible Translation
They are exalted for a little, and are no more; they are laid low; like all other are they gathered, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.
World English Bible
They are exalted; yet a little while, and they are gone. Yes, they are brought low, they are taken out of the way as all others, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.
Young's Literal Translation
High they were for a little, and they are not, And they have been brought low. As all others they are shut up, And as the head of an ear of corn cut off.
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CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
are gone: Heb. are not
taken...: Heb. closed up
They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all other, and cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.Job 24:24 Parallel Commentaries
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His sons come to honour, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.
The clods of the valley shall be sweet unto him, and every man shall draw after him, as there are innumerable before him.
For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.
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