Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

Amplified


“Distress and anxiety terrify him,
They overpower him like a king ready for 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.

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 is wandering for bread -- 'Where is it?' He hath known that ready at his hand Is a day of darkness. 24 Terrify him do adversity and distress, They prevail over him As a king ready for a boaster. 25 For he stretched out against God his hand, And against the Mighty he maketh himself mighty.



Cross References

Job 6:2-4

O that my provocation were thoroughly weighed, And my calamity in balances They would lift up together!

Psalm 119:143

Adversity and distress have found me, Thy commands are my delights.

Proverbs 1:27

When your fear cometh as destruction, And your calamity as a hurricane doth come, When on you come adversity and distress.

Proverbs 6:11

And thy poverty hath come as a traveller, And thy want as an armed man.

Proverbs 24:34

And thy poverty hath come as a traveller, And thy want as an armed man!

Isaiah 13:3

I have given charge to My sanctified ones, Also I have called My mighty ones for Mine anger, Those rejoicing at Mine excellency.'

Matthew 26:37-38

And having taken Peter, and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful, and to be very heavy;

Romans 2:9

tribulation and distress, upon every soul of man that is working the evil, both of Jew first, and of Greek;

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