Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"He will not escape from darkness; The flame will wither his shoots, And by the breath of His mouth he will go away.

King James Version

He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away.

Holman Bible

He will not escape from the darkness;
flames will wither his shoots,
and by the breath of God’s mouth, he will depart.

International Standard Version

He won't escape darkness; a flame will wither his shoots; and he'll depart by the breath of God's mouth.

A Conservative Version

He shall not depart out of darkness. The flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of [God's] mouth he shall go away.

American Standard Version

He shall not depart out of darkness; The flame shall dry up his branches, And by the breath of God's mouth shall he go away.

Amplified

He shall not depart out of darkness [and escape from calamity; the wrath of God] shall consume him as flame consumes a dry tree, and by the blast of His mouth he shall be swept away.

Bible in Basic English

He does not come out of the dark; his branches are burned by the flame, and the wind takes away his bud.

Darby Translation

He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches; and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall not escape from the darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth he shall perish.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall not depart from darkness; the flame shall dry up his suckers, and by the breath of his mouth shall he depart

King James 2000

He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"He will not escape from darkness; a flame will dry up his new shoot, and by the wind of his mouth he shall be removed.

Modern King James verseion

He shall not escape from darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and at the breath of his mouth he shall turn away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall never come out of darkness, the flame shall dry up his branches, with the blast of the mouth of God shall he be taken away.

NET Bible

He will not escape the darkness; a flame will wither his shoots and he will depart by the breath of God's mouth.

New Heart English Bible

He shall not depart out of darkness. The flame shall dry up his branches. By the breath of God's mouth shall he go away.

The Emphasized Bible

He shall not depart out of darkness, his young branch, shall the flame dry up, and he shall depart, by the breath of his own mouth!

Webster

He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away.

World English Bible

He shall not depart out of darkness. The flame shall dry up his branches. By the breath of God's mouth shall he go away.

Youngs Literal Translation

He turneth not aside from darkness, His tender branch doth a flame dry up, And he turneth aside at the breath of His mouth!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He shall not depart
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

the flame
שׁלהבת 
Shalhebeth 
Usage: 3

shall dry up
יבשׁ 
Yabesh 
Usage: 69

יונקת 
Yowneqeth 
Usage: 6

and by the breath
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

29 "He will not become rich, nor will his wealth endure; And his grain will not bend down to the ground. 30 "He will not escape from darkness; The flame will wither his shoots, And by the breath of His mouth he will go away. 31 "Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; For emptiness will be his reward.



Cross References

Job 4:9

"By the breath of God they perish, And by the blast of His anger they come to an end.

Job 15:22

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

Job 20:26

Complete darkness is held in reserve for his treasures, And unfanned fire will devour him; It will consume the survivor in his tent.

Job 5:14

"By day they meet with darkness, And grope at noon as in the night.

Job 10:21-22

Before I go--and I shall not return-- To the land of darkness and deep shadow,

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 22:20

Saying, 'Truly our adversaries are cut off, And their abundance the fire has consumed.'

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness He will judge the poor, And decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth; And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.

Isaiah 30:33

For Topheth has long been ready, Indeed, it has been prepared for the king He has made it deep and large, A pyre of fire with plenty of wood; The breath of the LORD, like a torrent of brimstone, sets it afire.

Ezekiel 15:4-7

"If it has been put into the fire for fuel, and the fire has consumed both of its ends and its middle part has been charred, is it then useful for anything?

Ezekiel 20:47-48

and say to the forest of the Negev, 'Hear the word of the LORD: thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I am about to kindle a fire in you, and it will consume every green tree in you, as well as every dry tree; the blazing flame will not be quenched and the whole surface from south to north will be burned by it.

Matthew 8:12

but the sons of the kingdom will be cast out into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

Matthew 22:13

"Then the king said to the servants, 'Bind him hand and foot, and throw him into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'

Matthew 25:41

"Then He will also say to those on His left, 'Depart from Me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil and his angels;

Mark 9:43-49

"If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life crippled, than, having your two hands, to go into hell, into the unquenchable fire,

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

dealing out retribution to those who do not know God and to those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

2 Peter 2:17

These are springs without water and mists driven by a storm, for whom the black darkness has been reserved.

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea, casting up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever.

Revelation 19:15

From His mouth comes a sharp sword, so that with it He may strike down the nations, and He will rule them with a rod of iron; and He treads the wine press of the fierce wrath of God, the Almighty.

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