Job 27:19
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New Living Translation
The wicked go to bed rich but wake to find that all their wealth is gone.

King James Bible
The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered: he openeth his eyes, and he is not.

Darby Bible Translation
He lieth down rich, but will do so no more; he openeth his eyes, and he is not.

World English Bible
He lies down rich, but he shall not do so again. He opens his eyes, and he is not.

Young's Literal Translation
Rich he lieth down, and he is not gathered, His eyes he hath opened, and he is not.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

27:19 Lie down - In death. Not gathered - Instead of that honourable interment with his fathers, his carcase shall lie like dung upon the earth. One openeth his eyes - That is, while a man can open his eyes, in the twinkling of an eye. He is as if he had never been, dead and gone, and his family and name extinct with him.

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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

Job
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

Cross References
Job 7:8
You see me now, but not for long. You will look for me, but I will be gone.

Job 7:21
Why not just forgive my sin and take away my guilt? For soon I will lie down in the dust and die. When you look for me, I will be gone."

Job 20:7
yet they will vanish forever, thrown away like their own dung. Those who knew them will ask, 'Where are they?'

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