New Living Translation
They were always greedy and never satisfied. Nothing remains of all the things they dreamed about.
King James Bible
Surely he shall not feel quietness in his belly, he shall not save of that which he desired.
Darby Bible Translation
Because he knew no rest in his craving, he shall save nought of what he most desired.
World English Bible
"Because he knew no quietness within him, he shall not save anything of that in which he delights.
Young's Literal Translation
For he hath not known ease in his belly. With his desirable thing he delivereth not himself.
Job 20:20 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:20 Belly - He shall have no peace in his mind. Desired - Any part of his desirable things, but shall forfeit and lose them all.
LibraryThe Barren Fig-Tree;
OR, THE DOOM AND DOWNFALL OF THE FRUITLESS PROFESSOR: SHOWING, THAT THE DAY OF GRACE MAY BE PAST WITH HIM LONG BEFORE HIS LIFE IS ENDED; THE SIGNS ALSO BY WHICH SUCH MISERABLE MORTALS MAY BE KNOWN. BY JOHN BUNYAN 'Who being dead, yet speaketh.'--Hebrews 11:4 London: Printed for J. Robinson, at the Golden Lion, in St. Paul's Churchyard, 1688. This Title has a broad Black Border. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. This solemn, searching, awful treatise, was published by Bunyan in 1682; but does not appear …
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An Exhortation to Love God
Man's Misery by the Fall
They will vomit the wealth they swallowed. God won't let them keep it down.
There is another serious problem I have seen under the sun. Hoarding riches harms the saver.
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