Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 will not escape from darkness [fleeing disaster];
The flame [of God’s wrath] will wither his branch,
And by the blast of His mouth he will go 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.

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 shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth. 30 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. 31 Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompence.



Cross References

Job 4:9

By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed.

Job 15:22

He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword.

Job 20:26

All darkness shall be hid in his secret places: a fire not blown shall consume him; it shall go ill with him that is left in his tabernacle.

Job 5:14

They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope in the noonday as in the night.

Job 10:21-22

Before I go whence I shall not return, even to the land of darkness and the shadow of death;

Job 18:5-6

Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and 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 22:20

Whereas our substance is not cut down, but the remnant of them the fire consumeth.

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.

Isaiah 30:33

For Tophet is ordained of old; yea, for the king it is prepared; he hath made it deep and large: the pile thereof is fire and much wood; the breath of the LORD, like a stream of brimstone, doth kindle it.

Ezekiel 15:4-7

Behold, it is cast into the fire for fuel; the fire devoureth both the ends of it, and the midst of it is burned. Is it meet for any work?

Ezekiel 20:47-48

And say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the LORD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.

Matthew 8:12

But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Matthew 22:13

Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast him into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Matthew 25:41

Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:

Mark 9:43-49

And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched:

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:

2 Peter 2:17

These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever.

Jude 1:13

Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.

Revelation 19:15

And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.

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