Job 27:18
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New Living Translation
The wicked build houses as fragile as a spider's web, as flimsy as a shelter made of branches.

King James Bible
He buildeth his house as a moth, and as a booth that the keeper maketh.

Darby Bible Translation
He buildeth his house as the moth, and as a booth that a keeper maketh.

World English Bible
He builds his house as the moth, as a booth which the watchman makes.

Young's Literal Translation
He hath built as a moth his house, And as a booth a watchman hath made.

Job 27:18 Parallel
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

27:18 A moth - Which settleth itself in a garment, but is quickly and unexpectedly dispossessed of its dwelling, and crushed to death. A booth - Which the keeper of a garden or vineyard suddenly rears up in fruit - time, and as quickly pulls down again.

Job 27:18 Parallel Commentaries

God's Sovereignty and Prayer
"If we ask anything according to His will, He heareth us" (1 John 5:14). Throughout this book it has been our chief aim to exalt the Creator and abase the creature. The well-nigh universal tendency now, is to magnify man and dishonour and degrade God. On every hand it will be found that, when spiritual things are under discussion, the human side and element is pressed and stressed, and the Divine side, if not altogether ignored, is relegated to the background. This holds true of very much of the
Arthur W. Pink—The Sovereignty of God

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

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