Parallel Verses

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!

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.

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.

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 is not rich, nor doth his wealth rise, Nor doth he stretch out on earth their continuance. 30 He turneth not aside from darkness, His tender branch doth a flame dry up, And he turneth aside at the breath of His mouth! 31 Let him not put credence in vanity, He hath been deceived, For vanity is his recompence.



Cross References

Job 4:9

From the breath of God they perish, And from the spirit of His anger consumed.

Job 15:22

He believeth not to return from darkness, And watched is he for the sword.

Job 20:26

All darkness is hid for his treasures, Consume him doth a fire not blown, Broken is the remnant in his tent.

Job 5:14

By day they meet darkness, And as night -- they grope at noon.

Job 10:21-22

Before I go, and return not, Unto a land of darkness and death-shade,

Job 18:5-6

Also, the light of the wicked is extinguished. And there doth not shine a spark of his fire.

Job 18:18

They thrust him from light unto darkness, And from the habitable earth cast him out.

Job 22:20

'Surely our substance hath not been cut off, And their excellency hath fire consumed.'

Isaiah 11:4

And he hath judged in righteousness the poor, And decided in uprightness for the humble of earth, And hath smitten earth with the rod of his mouth, And with the breath of his lips he putteth the wicked to death.

Isaiah 30:33

For, arranged from former time is Tophet, Even it for the king is prepared, He hath made deep, He hath made large, Its pile is fire and much wood, The breath of Jehovah, As a stream of brim stone, is burning in it!

Ezekiel 15:4-7

Lo, to the fire it hath been given for fuel, Its two ends hath the fire eaten, And its midst hath been scorched! Is it profitable for work?

Ezekiel 20:47-48

and thou hast said to the forest of the south: Hear a word of Jehovah: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am kindling in thee a fire, And it hath devoured in thee every moist tree, and every dry tree, Not quenched is the glowing flames, And burnt by it have been all faces from south to north.

Matthew 8:12

but the sons of the reign shall be cast forth to the outer darkness -- there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of the teeth.'

Matthew 22:13

'Then said the king to the ministrants, Having bound his feet and hands, take him up and cast forth to the outer darkness, there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of the teeth;

Matthew 25:41

Then shall he say also to those on the left hand, Go ye from me, the cursed, to the fire, the age-during, that hath been prepared for the Devil and his messengers;

Mark 9:43-49

And if thy hand may cause thee to stumble, cut it off; it is better for thee maimed to enter into the life, than having the two hands, to go away to the gehenna, to the fire -- the unquenchable --

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

in flaming fire, giving vengeance to those not knowing God, and to those not obeying the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ;

2 Peter 2:17

These are wells without water, and clouds by a tempest driven, to whom the thick gloom of the darkness to the age hath been kept;

Jude 1:13

wild waves of a sea, foaming out their own shames; stars going astray, to whom the gloom of the darkness to the age hath been kept.

Revelation 19:15

and out of his mouth doth proceed a sharp sword, that with it he may smite the nations, and he shall rule them with a rod of iron, and he doth tread the press of the wine of the wrath and the anger of God the Almighty,

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