Parallel Verses

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 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 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.

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 grow rich, and his wealth will not endure, nor will his possessions spread over the land. 30 He will not escape the darkness; a flame will wither his shoots and he will depart by the breath of God's mouth. 31 Let him not trust in what is worthless, deceiving himself; for worthlessness will be his reward.



Cross References

Job 4:9

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

Job 15:22

He does not expect to escape from darkness; he is marked for the sword;

Job 20:26

Total darkness waits to receive his treasures; a fire which has not been kindled will consume him and devour what is left in his tent.

Job 5:14

They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope about in the noontime as if it were night.

Job 10:21-22

before I depart, never to return, to the land of darkness and the deepest shadow,

Job 18:5-6

"Yes, the lamp of the wicked is extinguished; his flame of fire does not shine.

Job 18:18

He is driven from light into darkness and is banished from the world.

Job 22:20

Surely our enemies are destroyed, and fire consumes their wealth.'

Isaiah 11:4

He will treat the poor fairly, and make right decisions for the downtrodden of the earth. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and order the wicked to be executed.

Isaiah 30:33

For the burial place is already prepared; it has been made deep and wide for the king. The firewood is piled high on it. The Lord's breath, like a stream flowing with brimstone, will ignite it.

Ezekiel 15:4-7

No! It is thrown in the fire for fuel; when the fire has burned up both ends of it and it is charred in the middle, will it be useful for anything?

Ezekiel 20:47-48

and say to the scrub land of the Negev, 'Hear the word of the Lord: This is what the sovereign Lord says: Look here, I am about to start a fire in you, and it will devour every green tree and every dry tree in you. The flaming fire will not be extinguished, and the whole surface of the ground from the Negev to the north will be scorched by it.

Matthew 8:12

but the sons of the kingdom will be thrown out into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

Matthew 22:13

Then the king said to his attendants, 'Tie him up hand and foot and throw him into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth!'

Matthew 25:41

"Then he will say to those on his left, 'Depart from me, you accursed, into the eternal fire that has been prepared for the devil and his angels!

Mark 9:43-49

If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off! It is better for you to enter into life crippled than to have two hands and go into hell, to the unquenchable fire.

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

With flaming fire he will mete out punishment on those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

2 Peter 2:17

These men are waterless springs and mists driven by a storm, for whom the utter depths of darkness have been reserved.

Jude 1:13

wild sea waves, spewing out the foam of their shame; wayward stars for whom the utter depths of eternal darkness have been reserved.

Revelation 19:15

From his mouth extends a sharp sword, so that with it he can strike the nations. He will rule them with an iron rod, and he stomps the winepress of the furious wrath of God, the All-Powerful.

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