Job 29:18 (ESV)

18 Then I thought, ‘I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand,

In Job 29:18–20, Job describes the future that he expected God to bless him with. After all, God was his friend and he a righteous man. Job expected to become old and die in his own comfortable dwelling, surrounded by his family. Yet now his children have all gone before him and he also awaits an early death.