New Living Translation
They never know if their children grow up in honor or sink to insignificance.
King James Bible
His sons come to honour, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.
Darby Bible Translation
His sons come to honour, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, and he perceiveth it not.
World English Bible
His sons come to honor, and he doesn't know it. They are brought low, but he doesn't perceive it of them.
Young's Literal Translation
Honoured are his sons, and he knoweth not; And they are little, and he attendeth not to them.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:21 Knoweth not - Either is ignorant of all such events: or, is not concerned or affected with them. A dead or dying man minds not these things.
LibraryThe Voice of Job.
O that thou wouldest hide me in the grave, that thou wouldest keep me secret, until thy wrath be past, that thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me! If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come. Thou shalt call, and I will answer thee: thou wilt have a desire to the work of thine hands.'--Job xiv. 13-15. The book of Job seems to me the most daring of poems: from a position of the most vantageless realism, it assaults the very …
George MacDonald—Unspoken Sermons
Meditations for the Evening.
My God! I Know that I must Die.
Life, Death, and Judgment. --Job xiv. 1-3. 11-13.
They suffer painfully; their life is full of trouble."
And though they are great now, in a moment they will be gone like all others, cut off like heads of grain.
She makes sure her dealings are profitable; her lamp burns late into the night.
The living at least know they will die, but the dead know nothing. They have no further reward, nor are they remembered.
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