Job 14:19

Overview - Job 14
Job entreats God for favour, by the shortness of life, and certainty of death.
He waits for his change.
16 By sin the creature is subject to corruption.
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Job 14:19  (King James Version)
The waters wear the stones: thou washest away the things which grow out of the dust of the earth; and thou destroyest the hope of man.

The waters
Hence the proverb, "Constant droppings make a hole in a stone."

Hebrew overflowest.
Genesis 6:17 ; 7:21-23

19:10 27:8 Psalms 30:6 Psalms 30:7 ; Ezekiel 37:11 ; Luke 12:19 Luke 12:20