Job 7:9

9 As a cloud vanishes and is gone, so one who goes down to the grave does not return.

Job 7:9 in Other Translations

KJV
9 As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away: so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more.
ESV
9 As the cloud fades and vanishes, so he who goes down to Sheol does not come up;
NLT
9 Just as a cloud dissipates and vanishes, those who die will not come back.
MSG
9 When a cloud evaporates, it's gone for good; those who go to the grave never come back.
CSB
9 As a cloud fades away and vanishes, so the one who goes down to Sheol will never rise again.

Job 7:9 In-Context

7 Remember, O God, that my life is but a breath; my eyes will never see happiness again.
8 The eye that now sees me will see me no longer; you will look for me, but I will be no more.
9 As a cloud vanishes and is gone, so one who goes down to the grave does not return.
10 He will never come to his house again; his place will know him no more.
11 “Therefore I will not keep silent; I will speak out in the anguish of my spirit, I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Job 3:25
  • 2. S Job 3:13; Job 11:8; Job 14:13; Job 17:16; Job 26:6; Job 38:17; Amos 9:2
  • 3. 2 Samuel 12:23; Job 30:15
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