New Living Translation
The grave consumes sinners just as drought and heat consume snow.
King James Bible
Drought and heat consume the snow waters: so doth the grave those which have sinned.
Darby Bible Translation
Drought and heat consume snow waters; so doth Sheol those that have sinned.
World English Bible
Drought and heat consume the snow waters, so does Sheol those who have sinned.
Young's Literal Translation
Drought -- also heat -- consume snow-waters, Sheol those who have sinned.
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The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Had I died at birth, I would now be at peace. I would be asleep and at rest.
when it is swollen with ice and melting snow.
But when the hot weather arrives, the water disappears. The brook vanishes in the heat.
They spend their days in prosperity, then go down to the grave in peace.
Like sheep, they are led to the grave, where death will be their shepherd. In the morning the godly will rule over them. Their bodies will rot in the grave, far from their grand estates.
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