Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

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 All his days the wicked man suffers torment, throughout the number of the years that are stored up for the tyrant. 21 Terrifying sounds fill his ears; in a time of peace marauders attack him. 22 He does not expect to escape from darkness; he is marked for the sword;



Cross References

Job 18:11

Terrors frighten him on all sides and dog his every step.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

Now when they are saying, "There is peace and security," then sudden destruction comes on them, like labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will surely not escape.

Leviticus 26:36

"'As for the ones who remain among you, I will bring despair into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. The sound of a blowing leaf will pursue them, and they will flee as one who flees the sword and fall down even though there is no pursuer.

Genesis 3:9-10

But the Lord God called to the man and said to him, "Where are you?"

1 Samuel 25:36-38

When Abigail went back to Nabal, he was holding a banquet in his house like that of the king. Nabal was having a good time and was very intoxicated. She told him absolutely nothing until morning's light.

2 Kings 7:6

The Lord had caused the Syrian camp to hear the sound of chariots and horses and a large army. Then they said to one another, "Look, the king of Israel has paid the kings of the Hittites and Egypt to attack us!"

Job 1:13-19

Now the day came when Job's sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house,

Job 20:5-7

that the elation of the wicked is brief, the joy of the godless lasts but a moment.

Job 20:22-25

In the fullness of his sufficiency, distress overtakes him. the full force of misery will come upon him.

Job 27:20

Terrors overwhelm him like a flood; at night a whirlwind carries him off.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely you put them in slippery places; you bring them down to ruin.

Psalm 92:7

When the wicked sprout up like grass, and all the evildoers glisten, it is so that they may be annihilated.

Proverbs 1:26-27

so I myself will laugh when disaster strikes you, I will mock when what you dread comes,

Acts 12:21-23

On a day determined in advance, Herod put on his royal robes, sat down on the judgment seat, and made a speech to them.

1 Corinthians 10:10

And do not complain, as some of them did, and were killed by the destroying angel.

Revelation 9:11

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

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