New Living Translation
But evil does not spring from the soil, and trouble does not sprout from the earth.
King James Bible
Although affliction cometh not forth of the dust, neither doth trouble spring out of the ground;
Darby Bible Translation
For evil cometh not forth from the dust, neither doth trouble spring out of the ground;
World English Bible
For affliction doesn't come forth from the dust, neither does trouble spring out of the ground;
Young's Literal Translation
For sorrow cometh not forth from the dust, Nor from the ground springeth up misery.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:6 The dust - It springs not up by merely natural causes, as herbs grow out of the earth: but from God. Eliphaz here begins to change his voice, as if he would atone for the hard words he had spoken.
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And don't store away the crops that grow on their own or gather the grapes from your unpruned vines. The land must have a year of complete rest.
They conceive trouble and give birth to evil. Their womb produces deceit."
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