Job 20:18
He must return the fruit of his labor without consuming it; he cannot enjoy the profits of his trading.
Cross References
Job 20:10
His sons will seek the favor of the poor, for his own hands must return his wealth.

Job 20:15
He swallows wealth but vomits it out; God will force it from his stomach.

Job 27:17
what he lays up, the righteous will wear, and his silver will be divided by the innocent.

Job 31:8
then may another eat what I have sown, and may my crops be uprooted.

Proverbs 21:20
Precious treasures and oil are in the dwelling of the wise, but a foolish man consumes them.

Treasury of Scripture
That which he labored for shall he restore, and shall not swallow it down: according to his substance shall the restitution be, and he shall not rejoice therein.

shall he restore.

Job 20:10,15
His children shall seek to please the poor, and his hands shall restore their goods…


Job 20:5
That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Proverbs 1:12
Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit:

Jeremiah 51:34,44
Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon hath devoured me, he hath crushed me, he hath made me an empty vessel, he hath swallowed me up like a dragon, he hath filled his belly with my delicates, he hath cast me out…

his substance.

Job 31:25,29
If I rejoiced because my wealth was great, and because mine hand had gotten much; …

Isaiah 24:7-11
The new wine mourneth, the vine languisheth, all the merryhearted do sigh…

Jeremiah 11:15,16
What hath my beloved to do in mine house, seeing she hath wrought lewdness with many, and the holy flesh is passed from thee? when thou doest evil, then thou rejoicest…


Job 20:17
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