Parallel Verses

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.

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 about for food, saying, ‘Where is it?’
He knows that the day of darkness and destruction is already at hand.

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.

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.

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 doesn't believe that he shall return out of darkness. He is waited for by the sword. 23 He wanders abroad for bread, saying, 'Where is it?' He knows that the day of darkness is ready at his hand. 24 Distress and anguish make him afraid. They prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.



Cross References

Psalm 59:15

They shall wander up and down for food, and wait all night if they aren't satisfied.

Psalm 109:10

Let his children be wandering beggars. Let them be sought from their ruins.

Job 18:12

His strength shall be famished. Calamity shall be ready at his side.

Genesis 4:12

From now on, when you till the ground, it won't yield its strength to you. You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth."

Job 18:5-6

"Yes, the light of the wicked shall be put out, The spark of his fire shall not shine.

Job 18:18

He shall be driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world.

Job 30:3-4

They are gaunt from lack and famine. They gnaw the dry ground, in the gloom of waste and desolation.

Ecclesiastes 11:8

Yes, if a man lives many years, let him rejoice in them all; but let him remember the days of darkness, for they shall be many. All that comes is vanity.

Lamentations 5:6

We have submitted to the Egyptians and to the Assyrians, to get enough bread.

Lamentations 5:9

We get our bread at the peril of our lives, because of the sword in the wilderness.

Joel 2:2

A day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness. As the dawn spreading on the mountains, a great and strong people; there has never been the like, neither will there be any more after them, even to the years of many generations.

Amos 5:20

Won't the day of the LORD be darkness, and not light? Even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Zephaniah 1:15

That day is a day of wrath, a day of distress and anguish, a day of trouble and ruin, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness,

Hebrews 10:27

but a certain fearful expectation of judgment, and a fierceness of fire which will devour the adversaries.

Hebrews 11:37-38

They were stoned. They were sawed apart. They were killed with the sword. They went around in sheep skins and in goat skins; being destitute, afflicted, mistreated

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