New American Standard Bible
"One dies in his full strength, Being wholly at ease and satisfied;
King James Bible
One dieth in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet.
Darby Bible Translation
One dieth in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet;
World English Bible
One dies in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet.
Young's Literal Translation
This one dieth in his perfect strength, Wholly at ease and quiet.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
One dieth in his full strength - Margin, "very perfection," or, "in the strength of his perfection." The meaning is, that he dies in the very prime and vigor of life, surrounded with everything that can contribute to comfort. Of the truth of this position, no one can doubt; and the wonder is, that the friends of Job had not seen or admitted it.
Being wholly at ease and quiet - That is, having everything to make them happy, so far as external circumstances are concerned. He is borne down by no calamities; he is overwhelmed by no sudden and heavy judgments. The phrase in this verse rendered "full strength" (תמו בעצם be‛etsem tômô), is literally, "in the bone of his perfection." It means full prosperity.
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"For now I would have lain down and been quiet; I would have slept then, I would have been at rest,
"His bones are full of his youthful vigor, But it lies down with him in the dust.
"They spend their days in prosperity, And suddenly they go down to Sheol.
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