JOB 8:13



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“So are the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite's hope shall perish:”

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Job 8:13 Translation & Meaning

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So כֵּ֗ן 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
are (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
the paths אָ֭רְחוֹת A well-trodden road (literally or figuratively); also a caravan paths
of all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
that forget שֹׁ֣כְחֵי To mislay, i.e., to be oblivious of, from want of memory or attention forget
God; אֵ֑ל Strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity) God
and the hypocrite's חָנֵ֣ף Soiled (i.e., with sin), impious hypocrites
hope וְתִקְוַ֖ת Literally a cord (as an attachment); figuratively, expectancy hope
shall perish: תֹּאבֵֽד׃ Properly, to wander away, i.e., lose oneself; by implication to perish (causative, destroy) perish

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  • 11  Can the rush grow up without mire? can the flag grow without water?

  • 12  Whilst it is yet in his greenness, and not cut down, it withereth before any other herb.

  • 13  So are the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite's hope shall perish:

  • 14  Whose hope shall be cut off, and whose trust shall be a spider's web.

  • 15  He shall lean upon his house, but it shall not stand: he shall hold it fast, but it shall not endure.


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