Job 24:24
Modern Translations
New International Version
For a little while they are exalted, and then they are gone; they are brought low and gathered up like all others; they are cut off like heads of grain.

New Living Translation
And though they are great now, in a moment they will be gone like all others, cut off like heads of grain.

English Standard Version
They are exalted a little while, and then are gone; they are brought low and gathered up like all others; they are cut off like the heads of grain.

Berean Study Bible
They are exalted for a moment, then they are gone; they are brought low and gathered up like all others; they are cut off like heads of grain.

New American Standard Bible
“They are exalted a little while, then they are gone; Moreover, they are brought low, and like everything they are gathered up; Like the heads of grain they wither.

NASB 1995
"They are exalted a little while, then they are gone; Moreover, they are brought low and like everything gathered up; Even like the heads of grain they are cut off.

NASB 1977
“They are exalted a little while, then they are gone; Moreover, they are brought low and like everything gathered up; Even like the heads of grain they are cut off.

Amplified Bible
“They are exalted for a little while, and then they are gone; Moreover, they are brought low and like everything [they are] gathered up and taken out of the way; Even like the heads of grain they are cut off.

Christian Standard Bible
They are exalted for a moment, then gone; they are brought low and shrivel up like everything else. They wither like heads of grain.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They are exalted for a moment, then they are gone; they are brought low and shrivel up like everything else. They wither like heads of grain.

Contemporary English Version
Great for a while; gone forever! Sinners are mowed down like weeds, then they wither and die.

Good News Translation
For a while the wicked prosper, but then they wither like weeds, like stalks of grain that have been cut down.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[Such people] may be prosperous for a little while, but then they're gone. They are brought down low and disappear like everything else. They wither like heads of grain.

International Standard Version
They're exalted momentarily, but then they are gone; they are humbled, just like all the others. They are cut down like heads of corn.

NET Bible
They are exalted for a little while, and then they are gone, they are brought low like all others, and gathered in, and like a head of grain they are cut off.'
Classic Translations
King James Bible
They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all other, and cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

New King James Version
They are exalted for a little while, Then they are gone. They are brought low; They are taken out of the way like all others; They dry out like the heads of grain.

King James 2000 Bible
They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all others, and cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.

New Heart English Bible
They are exalted; yet a little while, and they are gone. Yes, they are brought low, they are taken out of the way as all others, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.

World English Bible
They are exalted; yet a little while, and they are gone. Yes, they are brought low, they are taken out of the way as all others, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.

American King James Version
They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all other, and cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

American Standard Version
They are exalted; yet a little while, and they are gone; Yea, they are brought low, they are taken out of the way as all others, And are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.

A Faithful Version
They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all others, and are cut off like the heads of grain.

Darby Bible Translation
They are exalted for a little, and are no more; they are laid low; like all [other] are they gathered, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

English Revised Version
They are exalted; yet a little while, and they are gone; yea, they are brought low, they are taken out of the way as all other, and are cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

Webster's Bible Translation
They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all others, and cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
They are exalted for a litle, but they are gone, and are brought lowe as all others: they are destroyed, and cut off as the toppe of an eare of corne.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
They are exalted for a litle, but shortly are gone, brought to pouertie, and taken out of the way, yea and vtterly pluckt of, as the eares of corne.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
They are exalted for a litle, but shortly are they gone, brought to extreme pouerte, & take out of the waye: yee & vtterly plucte of as the eares of corne.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
They were high [for] a little, and they are not, "" And they have been brought low. They are shut up as all [others], "" And cut off as the head of an ear of grain.

Young's Literal Translation
High they were for a little, and they are not, And they have been brought low. As all others they are shut up, And as the head of an ear of corn cut off.

Smith's Literal Translation
They were lifted up a little while, and they are not, and they were brought low; as all they will be drawn together, and as the head of an ear of grain they shall be cut off.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
They are lifted up for a little while and shall not stand, and shall be brought down as all things, and shall be taken away, and as the tops of the ears of corn they shall be broken.

Catholic Public Domain Version
They are lifted up for a little while, but they will not continue, and they will be brought low, just like all things, and they will be taken away, and, like the tops of the ears of grain, they will be crushed.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
They will be lifted up a little and they are not, and they will be humbled and all the provokers will be destroyed, and like the head of blades of wheat they dry out and will be crumbled

Lamsa Bible
Such men are exalted for a little while, but soon are no more; yea, all the provokers shall be brought low and destroyed; they wither and are shaken out like the heads of grain.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
They are exalted for a little while, and they are gone; Yea, they are brought low, they are gathered in as all others, And wither as the tops of the ears of corn.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For his exaltation has hurt many; but he has withered as mallows in the heat, or as an ear of corn falling off of itself from the stalk.








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