Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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 days of the wicked he is paining himself, And few years have been laid up for the terrible one. 21 A fearful voice is in his ears, In peace doth a destroyer come to him. 22 He believeth not to return from darkness, And watched is he for the sword.



Cross References

Job 18:11

Round about terrified him have terrors, And they have scattered him -- at his feet.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

for when they may say, Peace and surety, then sudden destruction doth stand by them, as the travail doth her who is with child, and they shall not escape;

Leviticus 26:36

And those who are left of you -- I have also brought a faintness into their heart in the lands of their enemies, and the sound of a leaf driven away hath pursued them, and they have fled -- flight from a sword -- and they have fallen, and there is none pursuing.

Genesis 3:9-10

And Jehovah God calleth unto the man, and saith to him, 'Where art thou?'

1 Samuel 25:36-38

And Abigail cometh in unto Nabal, and lo, he hath a banquet in his house, like a banquet of the king, and the heart of Nabal is glad within him, and he is drunk unto excess, and she hath not declared to him anything, less or more, till the light of the morning.

2 Kings 7:6

seeing Jehovah hath caused the camp of Aram to hear a noise of chariot and a noise of horse -- a noise of great force, and they say one unto another, 'Lo, the king of Israel hath hired against us the kings of the Hittites, and the kings of Egypt, to come against us.'

Job 1:13-19

And the day is, that his sons and his daughters are eating, and drinking wine, in the house of their brother, the first-born.

Job 20:5-7

That the singing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the profane for a moment,

Job 20:22-25

In the fulness of his sufficiency he is straitened. Every perverse hand doth meet him.

Job 27:20

Overtake him as waters do terrors, By night stolen him away hath a whirlwind.

Psalm 73:18-20

Only, in slippery places Thou dost set them, Thou hast caused them to fall to desolations.

Psalm 92:7

When the wicked flourish as a herb, And blossom do all workers of iniquity -- For their being destroyed for ever and ever!

Proverbs 1:26-27

I also in your calamity do laugh, I deride when your fear cometh,

Acts 12:21-23

and on a set day, Herod having arrayed himself in kingly apparel, and having sat down upon the tribunal, was making an oration unto them,

1 Corinthians 10:10

neither murmur ye, as also some of them did murmur, and did perish by the destroyer.

Revelation 9:11

and they have over them a king -- the messenger of the abyss -- a name is to him in Hebrew, Abaddon, and in the Greek he hath a name, Apollyon.

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