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Job 20:19–22

19  For he has crushed and abandoned the poor;

he has seized a house that he did not build.

20  “Because he wknew no xcontentment in his belly,

yhe will not let anything in which he delights escape him.

21  There was nothing left after he had eaten;

therefore his prosperity will not endure.

22  In the fullness of his sufficiency he will be in distress;

the hand of everyone in misery will come against him.

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Job 20:19–22 — The New International Version (NIV)

19 For he has oppressed the poor and left them destitute;

he has seized houses he did not build.

20 “Surely he will have no respite from his craving;

he cannot save himself by his treasure.

21 Nothing is left for him to devour;

his prosperity will not endure.

22 In the midst of his plenty, distress will overtake him;

the full force of misery will come upon him.

Job 20:19–22 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

19 Because he hath oppressed and hath forsaken the poor;

Because he hath violently taken away an house which he builded not;

20 Surely he shall not feel quietness in his belly,

He shall not save of that which he desired.

21 There shall none of his meat be left;

Therefore shall no man look for his goods.

22 In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits:

Every hand of the wicked shall come upon him.

Job 20:19–22 — New Living Translation (NLT)

19 For they oppressed the poor and left them destitute.

They foreclosed on their homes.

20 They were always greedy and never satisfied.

Nothing remains of all the things they dreamed about.

21 Nothing is left after they finish gorging themselves.

Therefore, their prosperity will not endure.

22 “In the midst of plenty, they will run into trouble

and be overcome by misery.

Job 20:19–22 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

19 For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor,

He has violently seized a house which he did not build.

20 “Because he knows no quietness in his heart,

He will not save anything he desires.

21 Nothing is left for him to eat;

Therefore his well-being will not last.

22 In his self-sufficiency he will be in distress;

Every hand of misery will come against him.

Job 20:19–22 — New Century Version (NCV)

19 because they troubled the poor and left them with nothing.

They have taken houses they did not build.

20 “Evil people never lack an appetite,

and nothing escapes their selfishness.

21 But nothing will be left for them to eat;

their riches will not continue.

22 When they still have plenty, trouble will catch up to them,

and great misery will come down on them.

Job 20:19–22 — American Standard Version (ASV)

19 For he hath oppressed and forsaken the poor;

He hath violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.

20 Because he knew no quietness within him,

He shall not save aught of that wherein he delighteth.

21 There was nothing left that he devoured not;

Therefore his prosperity shall not endure.

22 In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits:

The hand of every one that is in misery shall come upon him.

Job 20:19–22 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

19 For he hath oppressed, hath forsaken the poor; he hath violently taken away a house that he did not build. 20 Because he knew no rest in his craving, he shall save nought of what he most desired. 21 Nothing escaped his greediness; therefore his prosperity shall not endure. 22 In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits; every hand of the wretched shall come upon him.

Job 20:19–22 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

19 because he crushed and abandoned the poor. 

He has taken by force a house that he didn’t build. 

20 He will never know peace in his heart. 

He will never allow anything he desires to escape ⸤his grasp⸥. 

21 “Nothing is left for him to eat. 

His prosperity won’t last. 

22 ⸤Even⸥ with all his wealth 

the full force of misery comes down on him. 

Job 20:19–22 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

19 For he oppressed and abandoned the poor;

he seized a house he did not build.

20 Because his appetite is never satisfied,

he does not let anything he desires escape.

21 Nothing is left for him to consume;

therefore, his prosperity will not last.

22 At the height of his success distress will come to him;

the full weight of misery will crush him.

Job 20:19–22 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 For they have crushed and abandoned the poor,

they have seized a house that they did not build.

20 “They knew no quiet in their bellies;

in their greed they let nothing escape.

21 There was nothing left after they had eaten;

therefore their prosperity will not endure.

22 In full sufficiency they will be in distress;

all the force of misery will come upon them.

Job 20:19–22 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

19 for he has oppressed; he has abandoned the poor;

he has seized a house but did not build it.

20 Because he has not known satisfaction in his stomach,

he lets nothing escape that he desires.

21 There is nothing left after he has eaten;

therefore his prosperity will not endure.

22 In the fullness of his excess he will be in distress;

all of misery’s power will come upon him.

Job 20:19–22 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

19 They’ve crushed poor people and left them with nothing.

They’ve taken over houses they didn’t even build.

20 “No matter how much they have,

they always long for more.

But their treasure can’t save them.

21 There isn’t anything left for them to eat up.

Their success won’t last.

22 While they are enjoying the good life,

trouble will catch up with them.

Terrible suffering will come on them.

Job 20:19–22 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

19 “For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor;

He has seized a house which he has not built.

20 Because he knew no quiet within him,

He does not retain anything he desires.

21 Nothing remains for him to devour,

Therefore his prosperity does not endure.

22 “In the fullness of his plenty he will be cramped;

The hand of everyone who suffers will come against him.