30 But if the Lord brings about something totally new, and the earth opens its mouth(A) and swallows them, with everything that belongs to them, and they go down alive into the realm of the dead,(B) then you will know that these men have treated the Lord with contempt.(C)

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30 But if the Lord make a new thing, and the earth open her mouth, and swallow them up, with all that appertain unto them, and they go down quick into the pit; then ye shall understand that these men have provoked the Lord.

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13 They spend their years in prosperity(A)
    and go down to the grave(B) in peace.[a](C)

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  1. Job 21:13 Or in an instant
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13 They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment go down to the grave.

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17 The wicked go down to the realm of the dead,(A)
    all the nations that forget God.(B)

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17 The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.

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15 Let death take my enemies by surprise;(A)
    let them go down alive to the realm of the dead,(B)
    for evil finds lodging among them.

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15 Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.

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