Job 18:7
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New Living Translation
The confident stride of the wicked will be shortened. Their own schemes will be their downfall.

King James Bible
The steps of his strength shall be straitened, and his own counsel shall cast him down.

Darby Bible Translation
The steps of his strength shall be straitened, and his own counsel shall cast him down.

World English Bible
The steps of his strength shall be shortened. His own counsel shall cast him down.

Young's Literal Translation
Straitened are the steps of his strength, And cast him down doth his own counsel.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

18:7 Steps - His strong steps, by a vulgar Hebraism: his attempts and actions; such of them as seem to be contrived with greatest strength of understanding, and carried on with greatest resolution. Straitened - Shall be hindered and entangled. He shall be cast into difficulties and perplexities, so that he shall not be able to proceed, and to accomplish his enterprizes.

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