JOB 7:9

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away: so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more.

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Job 7:9 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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As (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
the cloud עָ֭נָן A cloud (as covering the sky), i.e., the nimbus or thunder-cloud cloud
is consumed כָּלָ֣ה To end, whether intransitive (to cease, be finished, perish) or transitive (to complete, prepare, consume) consumed
and vanisheth away: וַיֵּלַ֑ךְ To walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) vanisheth away
so כֵּ֥ן Properly, set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjunction) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles) so
he that goeth down יוֹרֵ֥ד To descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively, to fall); causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications) goeth down
to the grave שְׁ֝א֗וֹל Hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranean retreat), including its accessories and inmates grave
shall come up יַֽעֲלֶֽה׃ To ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative come up
no לֹ֣א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles no
more. (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)

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  • 7  O remember that my life is wind: mine eye shall no more see good.

  • 8  The eye of him that hath seen me shall see me no more: thine eyes are upon me, and I am not.

  • 9  As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away: so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more.

  • 10  He shall return no more to his house, neither shall his place know him any more.

  • 11  Therefore I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.




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