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Job 21:25 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And another dieth in bitterness of soul, And never tasteth of good.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And another dieth in the bitterness of his soul, and never eateth with pleasure.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— While another dies with a bitter soul, Never even tasting [anything] good.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And another dieth in the bitterness of his soul, and never eateth with pleasure.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And another dieth in bitterness of soul, and hath not tasted good:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Whereas, this other man, dieth, in bitterness of soul, and hath never tasted good fortune:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And this [one] dieth with a bitter soul, And have not eaten with gladness.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But another dieth in bitterness of soul without any riches:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And another dieth in the bitternesse of his soule, and neuer eateth with pleasure.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And another dies in bitterness of soul, not eating any good thing.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And another dieth in the bitterness of his soul, and never eateth with pleasure.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And another x2088
(2088) Complement
A primitive word; the masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that.
dieth 4191
{4191} Prime
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
in the bitterness 4751
{4751} Prime
From H4843; bitter (literally or figuratively); also (as noun) bitterness, or (adverbially) bitterly.
of his soul, 5315
{5315} Prime
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
and never x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
eateth 398
{0398} Prime
A primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
with pleasure. 2896
{2896} Prime
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).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 21:17-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 21:25

Another — Another wicked man. So there is a great variety of God's dispensations; he distributes great prosperity to one, and great afflictions to another, according to his wise but secret counsel.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 21:25

And another (n) dieth in the bitterness of his soul, and never eateth with pleasure.

(n) That is, the godly.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
in the bitterness:

Job 3:20 Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter [in] soul;
Job 7:11 Therefore I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
Job 9:18 He will not suffer me to take my breath, but filleth me with bitterness.
Job 10:1 My soul is weary of my life; I will leave my complaint upon myself; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
2 Samuel 17:8 For, said Hushai, thou knowest thy father and his men, that they [be] mighty men, and they [be] chafed in their minds, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field: and thy father [is] a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.
Proverbs 14:10 The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.
Isaiah 38:15-17 What shall I say? he hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath done [it]: I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul. ... Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul [delivered it] from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.


Job 20:23 [When] he is about to fill his belly, [God] shall cast the fury of his wrath upon him, and shall rain [it] upon him while he is eating.
1 Kings 17:12 And she said, [As] the LORD thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse: and, behold, I [am] gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die.
Ecclesiastes 6:2 A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this [is] vanity, and it [is] an evil disease.
Ezekiel 4:16-17 Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with care; and they shall drink water by measure, and with astonishment: ... That they may want bread and water, and be astonied one with another, and consume away for their iniquity.
Ezekiel 12:18 Son of man, eat thy bread with quaking, and drink thy water with trembling and with carefulness;
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2S 17:8. 1K 17:12. Jb 3:20; 7:11; 9:18; 10:1; 20:23. Pv 14:10. Ec 6:2. Is 38:15. Ezk 4:16; 12:18.

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