Job 8:12
Parallel Verses
King James Version
Whilst it is yet in his greenness, and not cut down, it withereth before any other herb.

Darby Bible Translation
Whilst it is yet in its greenness and not cut down, it withereth before any other grass.

World English Bible
While it is yet in its greenness, not cut down, it withers before any other reed.

Young's Literal Translation
While it is in its budding -- uncropped, Even before any herb it withereth.

Job 8:12 Parallel
Commentary
Geneva Study Bible

Whilst it is yet in his greenness, and not cut down, it withereth before any other herb.Job 8:12 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Whether all Merits and Demerits, One's Own as Well as those of Others, Will be Seen by Anyone at a Single Glance?
Objection 1: It would seem that not all merits and demerits, one's own as well as those of others, will be seen by anyone at a single glance. For things considered singly are not seen at one glance. Now the damned will consider their sins singly and will bewail them, wherefore they say (Wis. 5:8): "What hath pride profited us?" Therefore they will not see them all at a glance. Objection 2: Further, the Philosopher says (Topic. ii) that "we do not arrive at understanding several things at the same
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

The Hebrew Sages and their Proverbs
[Sidenote: Role of the sages in Israel's life] In the days of Jeremiah and Ezekiel (Jer. xviii. 18; Ezek. vii. 26) three distinct classes of religious teachers were recognized by the people: the prophets, the priests, and the wise men or sages. From their lips and pens have come practically all the writings of the Old Testament. Of these three classes the wise men or sages are far less prominent or well known. They wrote no history of Israel, they preached no public sermons, nor do they appear
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

The Eternity and Unchangeableness of God.
Exod. iii. 14.--"I AM THAT I AM."--Psal. xc. 2.--"Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting thou art God."--Job xi. 7-9.--"Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know? The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea." This is the chief point of saving knowledge,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Job 8:11
Can the rush grow up without mire? can the flag grow without water?

Job 8:13
So are the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite's hope shall perish:

Job 20:5
That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Jump to Previous
Budding Cut Flower Grass Green Greenness Growing Herb Plant Quickly Reed Uncut Whilst Wither Withereth Withers
Jump to Next
Budding Cut Flower Grass Green Greenness Growing Herb Plant Quickly Reed Uncut Whilst Wither Withereth Withers
Links
Job 8:12 NIV
Job 8:12 NLT
Job 8:12 ESV
Job 8:12 NASB
Job 8:12 KJV

Job 8:12 Bible Apps
Job 8:12 Biblia Paralela
Job 8:12 Chinese Bible
Job 8:12 French Bible
Job 8:12 German Bible

Job 8:12 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Job 8:11
Top of Page
Top of Page