Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"He wanders about for food, saying, 'Where is it?' He knows that a day of darkness is at hand.

King James Version

He wandereth abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? he knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.

Holman Bible

He wanders about for food, [saying,] "Where is it?" He knows the day of darkness is at hand.

International Standard Version

He wanders around for food where is it? He knows that a time of darkness is near.

A Conservative Version

He wanders abroad for bread, [saying], Where is it? He knows that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.

American Standard Version

He wandereth abroad for bread,'saying , Where is it? He knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.

Amplified

He wanders abroad for food, saying, Where is it? He knows that the day of darkness and destruction is already close upon him.

Bible in Basic English

He is wandering about in search of bread, saying, Where is it? and he is certain that the day of trouble is ready for him:

Darby Translation

He wandereth abroad for bread, where may it be? He knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He wanders abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? He knows that the day of darkness is prepared for him.

Julia Smith Translation

He wandered about for bread, where he knew that the day of darkness was ready at his hand.

King James 2000

He wanders abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? he knows that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"He is wandering for bread, [saying], 'Where [is it]?' He knows that a day of darkness [is] ready {at hand}.

Modern King James verseion

He wanders for bread, saying, Where is it? He knows that the day of darkness is ready at hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When he goeth forth to get his living, he thinketh plainly, that the day of darkness is at hand.

NET Bible

he wanders about -- food for vultures; he knows that the day of darkness is at hand.

New Heart English Bible

He wanders abroad for bread, saying, 'Where is it?' He knows that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.

The Emphasized Bible

A wanderer, he, for bread, saying Where is it ? He knoweth that, prepared by his own hand, is the day of darkness;

Webster

He wandereth abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? he knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.

World English Bible

He wanders abroad for bread, saying, 'Where is it?' He knows that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

He is wandering for bread -- 'Where is it?' He hath known that ready at his hand Is a day of darkness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נדד 
Nadad 
Usage: 28

that the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

22 "He does not believe that he will return from darkness, And he is destined for the sword. 23 "He wanders about for food, saying, 'Where is it?' He knows that a day of darkness is at hand. 24 "Distress and anguish terrify him, They overpower him like a king ready for the attack,



Cross References

Psalm 59:15

They wander about for food And growl if they are not satisfied.

Psalm 109:10

Let his children wander about and beg; And let them seek sustenance far from their ruined homes.

Job 18:12

"His strength is famished, And calamity is ready at his side.

Genesis 4:12

"When you cultivate the ground, it will no longer yield its strength to you; you will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth."

Job 18:5-6

"Indeed, the light of the wicked goes out, And the flame of his fire gives no light.

Job 18:18

"He is driven from light into darkness, And chased from the inhabited world.

Job 30:3-4

"From want and famine they are gaunt Who gnaw the dry ground by night in waste and desolation,

Ecclesiastes 11:8

Indeed, if a man should live many years, let him rejoice in them all, and let him remember the days of darkness, for they will be many. Everything that is to come will be futility.

Lamentations 5:6

We have submitted to Egypt and Assyria to get enough bread.

Lamentations 5:9

We get our bread at the risk of our lives Because of the sword in the wilderness.

Joel 2:2

A day of darkness and gloom, A day of clouds and thick darkness As the dawn is spread over the mountains, So there is a great and mighty people; There has never been anything like it, Nor will there be again after it To the years of many generations.

Amos 5:20

Will not the day of the LORD be darkness instead of light, Even gloom with no brightness in it?

Zephaniah 1:15

A day of wrath is that day, A day of trouble and distress, A day of destruction and desolation, A day of darkness and gloom, A day of clouds and thick darkness,

Hebrews 10:27

but a terrifying expectation of judgment and THE FURY OF A FIRE WHICH WILL CONSUME THE ADVERSARIES.

Hebrews 11:37-38

They were stoned, they were sawn in two, they were tempted, they were put to death with the sword; they went about in sheepskins, in goatskins, being destitute, afflicted, ill-treated

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