18 But when it is torn from its spot, that place disowns it and says, ‘I never saw you.’

Read Job 8:18 Using Other Translations

If he destroy him from his place, then it shall deny him, saying, I have not seen thee.
If he is destroyed from his place, then it will deny him, saying, 'I have never seen you.'
But when it is uprooted, it’s as though it never existed!