Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 their possessions be extended on the earth. 30 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. 31 Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; for emptiness shall be his reward.



Cross References

Job 4:9

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

Job 15:22

He doesn't believe that he shall return out of darkness. He is waited for by the sword.

Job 20:26

All darkness is laid up for his treasures. An unfanned fire shall devour him. It shall consume that which is left in his tent.

Job 5:14

They meet with darkness in the day time, and grope at noonday as in the night.

Job 10:21-22

before I go where I shall not return from, to the land of darkness and of the shadow of death;

Job 18:5-6

"Yes, the light of the wicked shall be put out, 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

saying, 'Surely those who rose up against us are cut off. The fire has consumed the remnant of them.'

Isaiah 11:4

but with righteousness he will judge the poor, and decide with equity for the humble of the earth. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth; and with the breath of his lips he will kill the wicked.

Isaiah 30:33

For his burning place has long been ready. Yes, for the king it is made ready. He has made its pyre deep and large with fire and much wood. The LORD's breath, like a stream of sulfur, kindles it.

Ezekiel 15:4-7

Behold, it is cast into the fire for fuel; the fire has devoured both its ends, and its midst is burned: is it profitable for any work?

Ezekiel 20:47-48

and tell the forest of the South, 'Hear the word of the LORD: Thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I will kindle a fire in you, and it shall devour every green tree in you, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burnt thereby.

Matthew 8:12

but the sons of the Kingdom will be thrown out into the outer darkness. 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; there is where the weeping and grinding of teeth will be.'

Matthew 25:41

Then he will say also to those on the left hand, 'Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire which is prepared for the devil and his angels;

Mark 9:43-49

If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off.[note: idiom meaning to stop doing a sin] It is better for you to enter into life maimed, rather than having your two hands to go into hell, into the unquenchable fire,

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

giving vengeance to those who do not know God, and to those who do not obey the Good News of our Lord Jesus,

2 Peter 2:17

These are wells without water, and mists driven by a storm; for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved.

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved forever.

Revelation 19:15

Out of his mouth proceeds a sharp sword, that with it he should strike the nations. He will rule them with an iron rod. He treads the winepress of the fierceness of the wrath of God, the Almighty.

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