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Job 20:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The increase of his house shall depart; [His goods] shall flow away in the day of his wrath.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The increase of his house shall depart, [and his goods] shall flow away in the day of his wrath.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “The increase of his house will depart; [His possessions] will flow away in the day of His anger.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The increase of his house shall depart, [and his goods] shall flow away in the day of his wrath.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The increase of his house shall depart, flowing away in the day of his anger.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The increase of his house shall vanish, melting away in the day of his anger.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Remove doth the increase of his house, Poured forth in a day of His anger.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The offspring of his house shall be exposed, he shall be pulled down in the day of God's wrath.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The increase of his house shall depart, [and his goods] shall flow away in the day of his wrath.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Let destruction bring his house to an end; let a day of wrath come upon him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The increase of his house shall depart, [and his goods] shall flow away in the day of his wrath.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The increase 2981
{2981} Prime
From H2986; produce, that is, a crop or (figuratively) wealth.
of his house 1004
{1004} Prime
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
shall depart, 1540
{1540} Prime
A primitive root; to denude (especially in a disgraceful sense); by implication to exile (captives being usually stripped); figuratively to reveal.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[and his goods] shall flow away 5064
{5064} Prime
A primitive root; to flow; figuratively to stretch out; causatively to pour out or down; figuratively to deliver over.
<8737> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 793
in the day 3117
{3117} Prime
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
of his wrath. 639
{0639} Prime
From H0599; properly the nose or nostril; hence the face, and occasionally a person; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 20:28

_ _ increase — prosperity. Ill got — ill gone.

_ _ flow away — like waters that run dry in summer; using Job’s own metaphor against himself (Job 6:15-17; 2 Samuel 14:14; Micah 1:4).

_ _ his wrath — God’s.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 20:23-29.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 20:28

Increase of his house — His estate. Depart — Shall be lost. Flow — Like waters, swiftly and strongly, and so as to return no more. His — Of God's wrath.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 20:28

The (q) increase of his house shall depart, [and his goods] shall flow away in the day of his wrath.

(q) Meaning, the children of the wicked will flow away like rivers and be dispersed in various places.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Job 20:10 His children shall seek to please the poor, and his hands shall restore their goods.
Job 20:18-22 That which he laboured for shall he restore, and shall not swallow [it] down: according to [his] substance [shall] the restitution [be], and he shall not rejoice [therein]. ... In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: every hand of the wicked shall come upon him.
Job 5:5 Whose harvest the hungry eateth up, and taketh it even out of the thorns, and the robber swalloweth up their substance.
Job 27:14-19 If his children be multiplied, [it is] for the sword: and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread. ... The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered: he openeth his eyes, and he [is] not.
2 Kings 20:17 Behold, the days come, that all that [is] in thine house, and that which thy fathers have laid up in store unto this day, shall be carried into Babylon: nothing shall be left, saith the LORD.
Revelation 18:17 For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,

and his goods:

Proverbs 11:4 Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.
Zephaniah 1:18 Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD'S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.
Matthew 16:26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
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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2K 20:17. Jb 5:5; 20:10, 18; 27:14. Pv 11:4. Zp 1:18. Mt 16:26. Jm 5:1. Rv 18:17.

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