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Job 18:16–19

16  His oroots dry up beneath,

and his branches pwither above.

17  His qmemory perishes from the earth,

and he has no name in the street.

18  rHe is thrust from light into darkness,

and driven out of the world.

19  He has no sposterity or progeny among his people,

and no survivor where he used to live.

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Job 18:16–19 — The New International Version (NIV)

16 His roots dry up below

and his branches wither above.

17 The memory of him perishes from the earth;

he has no name in the land.

18 He is driven from light into the realm of darkness

and is banished from the world.

19 He has no offspring or descendants among his people,

no survivor where once he lived.

Job 18:16–19 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

16 His roots shall be dried up beneath,

And above shall his branch be cut off.

17 His remembrance shall perish from the earth,

And he shall have no name in the street.

18 He shall be driven from light into darkness,

And chased out of the world.

19 He shall neither have son nor nephew among his people,

Nor any remaining in his dwellings.

Job 18:16–19 — New Living Translation (NLT)

16 Their roots will dry up,

and their branches will wither.

17 All memory of their existence will fade from the earth,

No one will remember their names.

18 They will be thrust from light into darkness,

driven from the world.

19 They will have neither children nor grandchildren,

nor any survivor in the place where they lived.

Job 18:16–19 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

16 His roots are dried out below,

And his branch withers above.

17 The memory of him perishes from the earth,

And he has no name among the renowned.

18 He is driven from light into darkness,

And chased out of the world.

19 He has neither son nor posterity among his people,

Nor any remaining in his dwellings.

Job 18:16–19 — New Century Version (NCV)

16 Their roots dry up below ground,

and their branches die above ground.

17 People on earth will not remember them;

their names will be forgotten in the land.

18 They will be driven from light into darkness

and chased out of the world.

19 They have no children or descendants among their people,

and no one will be left alive where they once lived.

Job 18:16–19 — American Standard Version (ASV)

16 His roots shall be dried up beneath,

And above shall his branch be cut off.

17 His remembrance shall perish from the earth,

And he shall have no name in the street.

18 He shall be driven from light into darkness,

And chased out of the world.

19 He shall have neither son nor son’s son among his people,

Nor any remaining where he sojourned.

Job 18:16–19 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

16 His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his branch be cut off; 17 His remembrance shall perish from the earth, and he shall have no name on the pasture-grounds. 18 He is driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world. 19 He hath neither son nor grandson among his people, nor any remaining in the places of his sojourn.

Job 18:16–19 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

16 His roots dry up under him. 

His branches wither over him. 

17 All memory about him will vanish from the earth, 

and his reputation will not be known on the street corner. 

18 He will be driven from the light into the dark 

and chased out of the world. 

19 He will not have any children or descendants among his people 

or any survivor where he used to live. 

Job 18:16–19 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 His roots below dry up,

and his branches above wither away.

17 All memory of him perishes from the earth;

he has no name anywhere.

18 He is driven from light to darkness

and chased from the inhabited world.

19 He has no children or descendants among his people,

no survivor where he used to live.

Job 18:16–19 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 Their roots dry up beneath,

and their branches wither above.

17 Their memory perishes from the earth,

and they have no name in the street.

18 They are thrust from light into darkness,

and driven out of the world.

19 They have no offspring or descendant among their people,

and no survivor where they used to live.

Job 18:16–19 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

16 His roots dry up below,

and its branches wither away above.

17 His remembrance perishes from the earth,

and there is not a name for him on the street.

18 “They thrust him from light into darkness,

and they drive him out from the world.

19 There is no offspring for him nor a descendant among his people,

and there is not a survivor in his abode.

Job 18:16–19 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

16 Their roots dry up under them.

Their branches dry up above them.

17 No one on earth remembers them.

Their names are forgotten in the land.

18 They are driven from light into darkness.

They are thrown out of the world.

19 Their family dies out among their people.

No one is left where they used to live.

Job 18:16–19 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

16 “His roots are dried below,

And his branch is cut off above.

17 Memory of him perishes from the earth,

And he has no name abroad.

18 “He is driven from light into darkness,

And chased from the inhabited world.

19 “He has no offspring or posterity among his people,

Nor any survivor where he sojourned.