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Job 21:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— They spend their days in prosperity, And in a moment they go down to Sheol.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment go down to the grave.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “They spend their days in prosperity, And suddenly they go down to Sheol.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment go down to the grave.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— They spend their days in prosperity, and in a moment go down to Sheol.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— They complete, in prosperity, their days, and, in a moment to hades, they sink down.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— They wear out in good their days, And in a moment [to] Sheol go down.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment they go down to hell.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— They spend their daies in wealth, and in a moment goe downe to the graue.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And they spend their days in wealth, and fall asleep in the rest of the grave.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment go down to the grave.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
They spend 3615
{3615} Prime
כָּלָה
kalah
{kaw-law'}
A primitive root; to end, whether intransitively (to cease, be finished, perish) or transitively (to complete, prepare, consume).
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
z8675
<8675> Grammar
Kethiv Reading

Where the translators of the Authorised Version followed the qere reading rather than the kethiv.
y1086
[1086] Standard
בָּלָה
balah
{baw-law'}
A primitive root; to fail; by implication to wear out, decay (causatively consume, spend).
their days 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
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).
in wealth, 2896
{2896} Prime
טוֹב
towb
{tobe}
From H2895; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well).
and in a moment 7281
{7281} Prime
רֶגַע
rega`
{reh'-gah}
From H7280; a wink (of the eyes), that is, a very short space of time.
go down 5181
{5181} Prime
נָחַת
nachath
{naw-khath'}
A primitive root; to sink, that is, descend; causatively, to press or lead down.
y2865
[2865] Standard
חָתַת
chathath
{khaw-thath'}
A primitive root; properly to prostrate; hence to break down, either (literally) by violence, or (figuratively) by confusion and fear.
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
z8676
<8676> Grammar
Qere Reading

Where the translators of the Authorised Version followed the kethiv reading rather than the qere.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
to the grave. 7585
{7585} Prime
שְׁאוֹל
sh@'owl
{sheh-ole'}
From H7592; hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranian retreat), including its accessories and inmates.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 21:13

_ _ wealth — Old English Version for “prosperity.”

_ _ in a moment — not by a lingering disease. Great blessings! Lengthened life with prosperity, and a sudden painless death (Psalms 73:4).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 21:7-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 21:13

Moment — They do not die of a lingering and tormenting disease.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 21:13

They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment (f) go down to the grave.

(f) Not being tormented with long sickness.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
They:

Job 36:11 If they obey and serve [him], they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.
Psalms 73:4 For [there are] no bands in their death: but their strength [is] firm.
Matthew 24:38-39 For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, ... And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Luke 12:19-20 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. ... But God said unto him, [Thou] fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?
Luke 17:28-29 Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded; ... But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed [them] all.

wealth:
or, mirth
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Jb 36:11. Ps 73:4. Mt 24:38. Lk 12:19; 17:28.

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