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Job 20:5

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— That the triumphing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the godless momentary?
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— That the triumphing of the wicked [is] short, and the joy of the hypocrite [but] for a moment?
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the godless but for a moment?
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— That the triumphing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the godless but for a moment?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— That the triumphing of the wicked [is] short, and the joy of the hypocrite [but] for a moment?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The exultation of the wicked is short, and the joy of the ungodly man but for a moment?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— That, the joy-shout of the lawless, is short, and, the rejoicing of the impious, for a moment?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— That the singing of the wicked [is] short, And the joy of the profane for a moment,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— That the praise of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— That the reioycing of the wicked is short, and that the ioy of hypocrites is but a moment?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— That the triumphing of the wicked [is] short, and the ioy of the hypocrite [but] for a moment?
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the godless but for a moment.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But the mirth of the ungodly is a signal downfall, and the joy of transgressors is destruction:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— That the triumphing of the wicked [is] short, and the joy of the hypocrite [but] for a moment?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
That x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
the triumphing 7445
{7445} Prime
From H7442; a shout (for joy).
of the wicked 7563
{7563} Prime
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
[is] short, 7138
{7138} Prime
From H7126; near (in place, kindred or time).
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
and the joy 8057
{8057} Prime
From H8056; blithesomeness or glee, (religious or festival).
of the hypocrite 2611
{2611} Prime
From H2610; soiled (that is, with sin), impious.
[but] for x5704
(5704) Complement
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
a moment? 7281
{7281} Prime
From H7280; a wink (of the eyes), that is, a very short space of time.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 20:5

_ _ the hypocrite — literally, “the ungodly” (Psalms 37:35, Psalms 37:36).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 20:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the triumphing:

Job 5:3 I have seen the foolish taking root: but suddenly I cursed his habitation.
Job 15:29-34 He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth. ... For the congregation of hypocrites [shall be] desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery.
Job 18:5-6 Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine. ... The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his candle shall be put out with him.
Job 27:13-23 This [is] the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, [which] they shall receive of the Almighty. ... [Men] shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.
Exodus 15:9-10 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them. ... Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead in the mighty waters.
Judges 16:21-30 But the Philistines took him, and put out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza, and bound him with fetters of brass; and he did grind in the prison house. ... And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed himself with [all his] might; and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that [were] therein. So the dead which he slew at his death were more than [they] which he slew in his life.
Esther 5:11-12 And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all [the things] wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king. ... Haman said moreover, Yea, Esther the queen did let no man come in with the king unto the banquet that she had prepared but myself; and to morrow am I invited unto her also with the king.
Esther 7:10 So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.
Psalms 37:35-36 I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. ... Yet he passed away, and, lo, he [was] not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.
Psalms 73:18-20 Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction. ... As a dream when [one] awaketh; [so], O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image.
Acts 12:22-23 And the people gave a shout, [saying, It is] the voice of a god, and not of a man. ... And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.

Heb. from near

the joy:

Job 8:19 Behold, this [is] the joy of his way, and out of the earth shall others grow.
Job 27:8 For what [is] the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?
Matthew 7:21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.
Matthew 13:20-21 But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it; ... Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended.
Galatians 6:4 But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.
James 4:16 But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.
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Ex 15:9. Jg 16:21. Es 5:11; 7:10. Jb 5:3; 8:19; 15:29; 18:5; 27:8, 13. Ps 37:35; 73:18. Mt 7:21; 13:20. Ac 12:22. Ga 6:4. Jm 4:16.

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