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Job 18:7–10

His strong steps are shortened,

and his hown schemes throw him down.

For he is cast into a net by his own feet,

and he walks on its mesh.

iA trap seizes him by the heel;

a snare lays hold of him.

10  A rope is hidden for him in the ground,

a trap for him in the path.

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Job 18:7–10 — The New International Version (NIV)

The vigor of his step is weakened;

his own schemes throw him down.

His feet thrust him into a net;

he wanders into its mesh.

A trap seizes him by the heel;

a snare holds him fast.

10 A noose is hidden for him on the ground;

a trap lies in his path.

Job 18:7–10 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

The steps of his strength shall be straitened,

And his own counsel shall cast him down.

For he is cast into a net by his own feet,

And he walketh upon a snare.

The gin shall take him by the heel,

And the robber shall prevail against him.

10 The snare is laid for him in the ground,

And a trap for him in the way.

Job 18:7–10 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The confident stride of the wicked will be shortened.

Their own schemes will be their downfall.

The wicked walk into a net.

They fall into a pit.

A trap grabs them by the heel.

A snare holds them tight.

10 A noose lies hidden on the ground.

A rope is stretched across their path.

Job 18:7–10 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

The steps of his strength are shortened,

And his own counsel casts him down.

For he is cast into a net by his own feet,

And he walks into a snare.

The net takes him by the heel,

And a snare lays hold of him.

10 A noose is hidden for him on the ground,

And a trap for him in the road.

Job 18:7–10 — New Century Version (NCV)

Their strong steps will grow weak;

they will fall into their own evil traps.

Their feet will be caught in a net

when they walk into its web.

A trap will catch them by the heel

and hold them tight.

10 A trap for them is hidden on the ground,

right in their path.

Job 18:7–10 — American Standard Version (ASV)

The steps of his strength shall be straitened,

And his own counsel shall cast him down.

For he is cast into a net by his own feet,

And he walketh upon the toils.

A gin shall take him by the heel,

And a snare shall lay hold on him.

10 A noose is hid for him in the ground,

And a trap for him in the way.

Job 18:7–10 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

The steps of his strength shall be straitened, and his own counsel shall cast him down. For he is sent into the net by his own feet, and he walketh on the meshes; The gin taketh him by the heel, the snare layeth hold on him; 10 A cord is hidden for him in the ground, and his trap in the way.

Job 18:7–10 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“His healthy stride is shortened, 

and his own planning trips him up. 

His own feet get him tangled in a net 

as he walks around on its webbing. 

A trap catches his heel. 

A snare holds him. 

10 A rope is hidden on the ground for him. 

A trap is on his path ⸤to catch⸥ him. 

Job 18:7–10 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

His powerful stride is shortened,

and his own schemes trip him up.

For his own feet lead him into a net,

and he strays into its mesh.

A trap catches him by the heel;

a noose seizes him.

10 A rope lies hidden for him on the ground,

and a snare waits for him along the path.

Job 18:7–10 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Their strong steps are shortened,

and their own schemes throw them down.

For they are thrust into a net by their own feet,

and they walk into a pitfall.

A trap seizes them by the heel;

a snare lays hold of them.

10 A rope is hid for them in the ground,

a trap for them in the path.

Job 18:7–10 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

“His strong steps are shortened,

and his own schemes throw him down,

for he is thrust into a net by his feet,

and he walks into a pitfall.

A trap seizes him by the heel;

a snare takes hold of him.

10 His rope is hidden in the ground,

and his trap on the path.

Job 18:7–10 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

They walk more slowly than they used to.

Their own evil plans make them fall.

Their feet take them into a net.

They wander right into it.

A trap grabs hold of their heels.

It refuses to let them go.

10 A trap lies in their path.

A rope to catch them is hidden on the ground.

Job 18:7–10 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“His vigorous stride is shortened,

And his own scheme brings him down.

“For he is thrown into the net by his own feet,

And he steps on the webbing.

“A snare seizes him by the heel,

And a trap snaps shut on him.

10 “A noose for him is hidden in the ground,

And a trap for him on the path.