Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Sounds of terror are in his ears;
While at peace the destroyer comes upon him.

King James Version

A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

Holman Bible

Dreadful sounds fill his ears;
when he is at peace, a robber attacks him.

International Standard Version

Terrifying sounds ring in his ears; when times are prosperous, the Destroyer will attack him.

A Conservative Version

A sound of terrors is in his ears. In prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

American Standard Version

A sound of terrors is in his ears; In prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

Amplified


“A [dreadful] sound of terrors is in his ears;
While at peace and in a time of prosperity the destroyer comes upon him [the tent of the robber is not at peace].

Bible in Basic English

A sound of fear is in his ears; in time of peace destruction will come on him:

Darby Translation

The sound of terrors is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer cometh upon him.

Julia Smith Translation

The voice of fears in his ears: in peace he destroying shall come upon him.

King James 2000

A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Sounds of terror [are] in his ears; in prosperity [the] destroyer will come [against] him.

Modern King James verseion

A dreadful sound of things is in his ears; the destroyer shall come to him in peace.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A fearful sound is ever in his ears, and when it is peace yet feareth he destruction.

NET Bible

Terrifying sounds fill his ears; in a time of peace marauders attack him.

New Heart English Bible

A sound of terrors is in his ears. In prosperity the destroyer shall come on him.

The Emphasized Bible

A noise of dreadful things, is in his ears, In prosperity, the destroyer cometh upon him;

Webster

A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

World English Bible

A sound of terrors is in his ears. In prosperity the destroyer shall come on him.

Youngs Literal Translation

A fearful voice is in his ears, In peace doth a destroyer come to him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּחד 
Pachad 
Usage: 49

קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

is in his ears
אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

the destroyer
שׁדד 
Shadad 
Usage: 57


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

20 “The wicked man writhes in pain all his days,
And numbered are the years stored up for the ruthless.
21 Sounds of terror are in his ears;
While at peace the destroyer comes upon him.
22 “He does not believe that he will return from darkness,
And he is destined for the sword.



Cross References

Job 18:11

“All around terrors frighten him,
And harry him at every step.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

While they are saying, “Peace and safety!” then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.

Leviticus 26:36

As for those of you who may be left, I will also bring weakness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. And the sound of a driven leaf will chase them, and even when no one is pursuing they will flee as though from the sword, and they will fall.

Genesis 3:9-10

Then the Lord God called to the man, and said to him, “Where are you?”

1 Samuel 25:36-38

Then Abigail came to Nabal, and behold, he was holding a feast in his house, like the feast of a king. And Nabal’s heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk; so she did not tell him anything at all until the morning light.

2 Kings 7:6

For the Lord had caused the army of the Arameans to hear a sound of chariots and a sound of horses, even the sound of a great army, so that they said to one another, “Behold, the king of Israel has hired against us the kings of the Hittites and the kings of the Egyptians, to come upon us.”

Job 1:13-19

Now on the day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother’s house,

Job 20:5-7

That the triumphing of the wicked is short,
And the joy of the godless momentary?

Job 20:22-25

“In the fullness of his plenty he will be cramped;
The hand of everyone who suffers will come against him.

Job 27:20

Terrors overtake him like a flood;
A tempest steals him away in the night.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely You set them in slippery places;
You cast them down to destruction.

Psalm 92:7

That when the wicked sprouted up like grass
And all who did iniquity flourished,
It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore.

Proverbs 1:26-27

I will also laugh at your calamity;
I will mock when your dread comes,

Acts 12:21-23

On an appointed day Herod, having put on his royal apparel, took his seat on the rostrum and began delivering an address to them.

1 Corinthians 10:10

Nor grumble, as some of them did, and were destroyed by the destroyer.

Revelation 9:11

They have as king over them, the angel of the abyss; his name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in the Greek he has the name Apollyon.

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