Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

NET Bible

Terrifying sounds fill his ears; in a time of peace marauders attack 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, even the number of years that are laid up for the oppressor. 21 A sound of terrors is in his ears. In prosperity the destroyer shall come on him. 22 He doesn't believe that he shall return out of darkness. He is waited for by the sword.



Cross References

Job 18:11

Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall chase him at his heels.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

For when they are saying, "Peace and safety," then sudden destruction will come on them, like birth pains on a pregnant woman; and they will in no way escape.

Leviticus 26:36

"'As for those of you who are left, I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies: and the sound of a driven leaf will put them to flight; and they shall flee, as one flees from the sword; and they will fall when no one pursues.

Genesis 3:9-10

The LORD God called to the man, and said to him, "Where are you?"

1 Samuel 25:36-38

Abigail came to Nabal; and behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king. Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk. Therefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

2 Kings 7:6

For the Lord had made the army of the Syrians to hear a noise of chariots, and a noise of horses, even the noise of a great army: and they said one to another, Behold, the king of Israel has hired against us the kings of the Hittites, and the kings of the Egyptians, to come on us.

Job 1:13-19

It fell on a day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house,

Job 20:5-7

that the triumphing of the wicked is short, the joy of the godless but for a moment?

Job 20:22-25

In the fullness of his sufficiency, distress shall overtake him. The hand of everyone who is in misery shall come on him.

Job 27:20

Terrors overtake him like waters. A storm steals him away in the night.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely you set them in slippery places. You throw them down to destruction.

Psalm 92:7

though the wicked spring up as the grass, and all the evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.

Proverbs 1:26-27

I also will laugh at your disaster. I will mock when calamity overtakes you;

Acts 12:21-23

On an appointed day, Herod dressed himself in royal clothing, sat on the throne, and gave a speech to them.

1 Corinthians 10:10

Neither grumble, as some of them also grumbled, and perished by the destroyer.

Revelation 9:11

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

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