JOB 24:19



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“Drought and heat consume the snow waters: so doth the grave those which have sinned.”

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Job 24:19 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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Drought צִיָּ֤ה Aridity; concretely, a desert Drought
and גַם Properly, assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correl. both...and and
heat חֹ֗ם Heat heat
consume יִגְזְל֥וּ To pluck off; specifically to flay, strip or rob consume
the snow שֶׁ֗לֶג Snow (probably from its whiteness) snow
waters: מֵֽימֵי Water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen waters
so doth (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
the grave שְׁא֣וֹל Hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranean retreat), including its accessories and inmates grave
those which (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
have sinned. חָטָֽאוּ׃ Properly, to miss; hence (figuratively and generally) to sin; by inference, to forfeit, lack, expiate, repent, (causatively) lead astray, condemn sinned

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  • 17  For the morning is to them even as the shadow of death: if one know them, they are in the terrors of the shadow of death.

  • 18  He is swift as the waters; their portion is cursed in the earth: he beholdeth not the way of the vineyards.

  • 19  Drought and heat consume the snow waters: so doth the grave those which have sinned.

  • 20  The womb shall forget him; the worm shall feed sweetly on him; he shall be no more remembered; and wickedness shall be broken as a tree.

  • 21  He evil entreateth the barren that beareth not: and doeth not good to the widow.


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