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Job 15:29 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, Neither shall their possessions be extended on the earth.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “He will not become rich, nor will his wealth endure; And his grain will not bend down to the ground.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection of it upon the earth.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He shall not become rich, neither shall his substance continue, and their possessions shall not extend upon the earth.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— He shall not be rich, nor shall his substance continue, neither shall their shadow stretch along on the earth;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— He is not rich, nor doth his wealth rise, Nor doth he stretch out on earth their continuance.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He shall not be enriched, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he push his root in the earth.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof vpon the earth.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Neither shall he at all grow rich, nor shall his substance remain: he shall not cast a shadow upon the earth.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He shall not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
be rich, 6238
{6238} Prime
עָשַׁר
`ashar
{aw-shar'}
A primitive root; properly to accumulate; chiefly (specifically) to grow (causatively make) rich.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
neither x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
shall his substance 2428
{2428} Prime
חַיִל
chayil
{khah'-yil}
From H2342; probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength.
continue, 6965
{6965} Prime
קוּם
quwm
{koom}
A primitive root; to rise (in various applications, literally, figuratively, intensively and causatively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
neither x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
shall he prolong 5186
{5186} Prime
נָטָה
natah
{naw-taw'}
A primitive root; to stretch or spread out; by implication to bend away (including moral deflection); used in a great variety of applications.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the perfection 4512
{4512} Prime
מִנְלֶה
minleh
{min-leh'}
From H5239; completion, that is, (in produce) wealth.
thereof upon the earth. 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 15:29

_ _ Rather, he shall not increase his riches; he has reached his highest point; his prosperity shall not continue.

_ _ perfection — rather, “His acquired wealth — what he possesses — shall not be extended,” etc.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 15:17-35.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 15:29

Substance — What he had gotten shall be taken from him.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 15:29

He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the (s) perfection thereof upon the earth.

(s) Meaning, that his sumptuous buildings would never come to perfection.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
neither shall:

Job 20:22-28 In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: every hand of the wicked shall come upon him. ... The increase of his house shall depart, [and his goods] shall flow away in the day of his wrath.
Job 22:15-20 Hast thou marked the old way which wicked men have trodden? ... Whereas our substance is not cut down, but the remnant of them the fire consumeth.
Job 27:16-17 Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay; ... He may prepare [it], but the just shall put [it] on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.
Psalms 49:16-17 Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased; ... For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.
Luke 12:19-21 And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, [and] be merry. ... So [is] he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.
Luke 16:2 And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? give an account of thy stewardship; for thou mayest be no longer steward.
Luke 16:19-22 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: ... And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;
James 1:11 For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it withereth the grass, and the flower thereof falleth, and the grace of the fashion of it perisheth: so also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.
James 5:1-3 Go to now, [ye] rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon [you]. ... Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.
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