Parallel Verses

King James Version

He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword.

New American Standard Bible

“He does not believe that he will return from darkness,
And he is destined for the sword.

Holman Bible

He doesn’t believe he will return from darkness;
he is destined for the sword.

International Standard Version

He does not believe he will escape darkness; he is destined for the sword.

A Conservative Version

He does not believe that he shall return out of darkness. And he is awaited by the sword.

American Standard Version

He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, And he is waited for of the sword.

Amplified


“He does not believe that he will return out of the darkness [for fear of being murdered],
And he is destined for the sword [of God’s vengeance].

Bible in Basic English

He has no hope of coming safe out of the dark, and his fate will be the sword;

Darby Translation

He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is singled out for the sword.

Julia Smith Translation

He will not believe to turn back from darkness, and he was waited for by the sword.

King James 2000

He believes not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for by the sword.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{He cannot trust that he will return} from darkness, and he himself is destined for [the] sword.

Modern King James verseion

He does not believe in a return from darkness, but he is awaited by the sword.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He believeth never to be delivered out of darkness; the sword is always before his eyes.

NET Bible

He does not expect to escape from darkness; he is marked for the sword;

New Heart English Bible

He doesn't believe that he shall return out of darkness. He is waited for by the sword.

The Emphasized Bible

He hath no confidence to come back out of darkness, he, being destined to the power oft the sword;

Webster

He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for by the sword.

World English Bible

He doesn't believe that he shall return out of darkness. He is waited for by the sword.

Youngs Literal Translation

He believeth not to return from darkness, And watched is he for the sword.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
not that he shall return
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

and he is waited
צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

21 A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him. 22 He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword. 23 He wandereth abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? he knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.



Cross References

2 Kings 6:33

And while he yet talked with them, behold, the messenger came down unto him: and he said, Behold, this evil is of the LORD; what should I wait for the LORD any longer?

Job 6:11

What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should prolong my life?

Job 9:16

If I had called, and he had answered me; yet would I not believe that he had hearkened unto my voice.

Job 19:29

Be ye afraid of the sword: for wrath bringeth the punishments of the sword, that ye may know there is a judgment.

Job 20:24-25

He shall flee from the iron weapon, and the bow of steel shall strike him through.

Job 27:14

If his children be multiplied, it is for the sword: and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.

Isaiah 8:21-22

And they shall pass through it, hardly bestead and hungry: and it shall come to pass, that when they shall be hungry, they shall fret themselves, and curse their king and their God, and look upward.

Matthew 27:5

And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.

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