JOB 26:6



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“Hell is naked before him, and destruction hath no covering.”

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Job 26:6 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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Hell שְׁא֣וֹל Hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranean retreat), including its accessories and inmates Hell
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
naked עָר֣וֹם Nude, either partially or totally naked
before נֶגְדּ֑וֹ A front, i.e., part opposite; specifically a counterpart, or mate; usually (adverbial, especially with preposition) over against or before before
him, and destruction לָֽאֲבַדּֽוֹן׃ Abstract, a perishing; concrete, Hades destruction
hath no וְאֵ֥ין A nonentity; generally used as a negative particle no
covering. כְּ֝ס֗וּת A cover (garment); figuratively, a veiling covering

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  • 4  To whom hast thou uttered words? and whose spirit came from thee?

  • 5  Dead things are formed from under the waters, and the inhabitants thereof.

  • 6  Hell is naked before him, and destruction hath no covering.

  • 7  He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing.

  • 8  He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them.


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