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Job 8:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Whose confidence shall break in sunder, And whose trust is a spider's web.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Whose hope shall be cut off, and whose trust [shall be] a spider's web.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Whose confidence is fragile, And whose trust a spider’s web.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Whose hope shall be cut off, and whose trust [shall be] a spider's web.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Whose confidence shall be cut off, and his reliance is a spider's web.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Whose trust shall be contemptible,—and, a spider's web, his confidence:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Whose confidence is loathsome, And the house of a spider his trust.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— His folly shall not please him, and his trust shall be like the spider's web.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Whose hope shall be cut off, and whose trust shall be a spiders web.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For his house shall be without inhabitants, and his tent shall prove a spider's web.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Whose hope shall be cut off, and whose trust [shall be] a spider's web.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Whose x834
(0834) Complement
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
hope 3689
{3689} Prime
From H3688; properly fatness, that is, by implication (literally) the loin (as the seat of the leaf fat) or (generally) the viscera; also (figuratively) silliness or (in a good sense) trust.
shall be cut off, 6990
{6990} Prime
A primitive root; to clip off, that is, (figuratively) destroy.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and whose trust 4009
{4009} Prime
From H0982; properly a refuge, that is, (objectively) security, or (subjectively) assurance.
[shall be] a spider's 5908
{5908} Prime
Probably from an unused root in the literal sense of entangling; a spider (as weaving a network).
web. 1004
{1004} Prime
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 8:14

_ _ cut off — so Gesenius; or, to accord with the metaphor of the spider’s “house,” “The confidence (on which he builds) shall be laid in ruins” (Isaiah 59:5, Isaiah 59:6).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 8:8-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 8:14

Hope — Whose wealth and outward glory, the matter of his hope, and trust, shall be cut off suddenly and violently taken away from him. Web — Which tho' it be formed with great art and industry, is easily swept down, or pulled in pieces.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 8:14

Whose hope shall be cut off, and whose trust [shall be] a (h) spider's web.

(h) Which is today and tomorrow swept away.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Heb. house,
Isaiah 59:5-6 They hatch cockatrice' eggs, and weave the spider's web: he that eateth of their eggs dieth, and that which is crushed breaketh out into a viper. ... Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works [are] works of iniquity, and the act of violence [is] in their hands.
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