Parallel Verses

Amplified

Distress and anguish terrify him; [he knows] they shall prevail against him, like a king ready for battle.

New American Standard Bible

"Distress and anguish terrify him, They overpower him like a king ready for the attack,

King James Version

Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.

Holman Bible

Trouble and distress terrify him,
overwhelming him like a king prepared for battle.

International Standard Version

Distress and pressure terrify him; they overwhelm him, like a king poised for attack.

A Conservative Version

Distress and anguish make him afraid. They prevail against him as a king ready to the battle.

American Standard Version

Distress and anguish make him afraid; They prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.

Bible in Basic English

He is greatly in fear of the dark day, trouble and pain overcome him:

Darby Translation

Distress and anguish make him afraid; they prevail against him, as a king ready for the battle.

Julia Smith Translation

Straitness and distress shall terrify him; they shall overpower him as a king ready for war.

King James 2000

Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready for battle.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Anguish and distress terrify him; they overpower him like a king ready for the battle.

Modern King James verseion

Trouble and pain shall terrify him; they shall overpower him, as a king ready for the battle;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Sorrow and carefulness make him afraid, and compass him round about, like as it where a king with his host ready to the battle.

NET Bible

Distress and anguish terrify him; they prevail against him like a king ready to launch an attack,

New Heart English Bible

Distress and anguish make him afraid. They prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.

The Emphasized Bible

Distress and anguish shall startle him, It shall overpower him, like a king ready for the onset:

Webster

Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.

World English Bible

Distress and anguish make him afraid. They prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.

Youngs Literal Translation

Terrify him do adversity and distress, They prevail over him As a king ready for a boaster.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צר צר 
Tsar 
Usage: 109

and anguish
מצקה מצוּקה 
M@tsuwqah 
Usage: 7

בּעת 
Ba`ath 
Usage: 16

תּקף 
Taqaph 
Usage: 3

against him, as a king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

עתיד 
`athiyd 
Usage: 5

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

23 He wanders abroad for food, saying, Where is it? He knows that the day of darkness and destruction is already close upon him. 24 Distress and anguish terrify him; [he knows] they shall prevail against him, like a king ready for battle. 25 Because he has stretched out his hand against God and bids defiance and behaves himself proudly against the Almighty,



Cross References

Job 6:2-4

Oh, that my impatience and vexation might be [thoroughly] weighed and all my calamity be laid up over against them in the balances, one against the other [to see if my grief is unmanly]!

Psalm 119:143

Trouble and anguish have found and taken hold on me, yet Your commandments are my delight.

Proverbs 1:27

When your panic comes as a storm and desolation and your calamity comes on as a whirlwind, when distress and anguish come upon you.

Proverbs 6:11

So will your poverty come like a robber or one who travels [with slowly but surely approaching steps] and your want like an armed man [making you helpless].

Proverbs 24:34

So shall your poverty come as a robber, and your want as an armed man.

Isaiah 13:3

I Myself [says the Lord] have commanded My designated ones and have summoned My mighty men to execute My anger, even My proudly exulting ones [the Medes and Persians] -- "those who are made to triumph for My honor.

Matthew 26:37-38

And taking with Him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, He began to show grief and distress of mind and was deeply depressed.

Romans 2:9

[And] there will be tribulation and anguish and calamity and constraint for every soul of man who [habitually] does evil, the Jew first and also the Greek (Gentile).

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