Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“He has walled up my way so that I cannot pass,
And He has put darkness on my paths.

King James Version

He hath fenced up my way that I cannot pass, and he hath set darkness in my paths.

Holman Bible

He has blocked my way so that I cannot pass through;
He has veiled my paths with darkness.

International Standard Version

He blocked my path, so I cannot pass; and he turned out the lights on my pathways.

A Conservative Version

He has walled up my way that I cannot pass, and has set darkness in my paths.

American Standard Version

He hath walled up my way that I cannot pass, And hath set darkness in my paths.

Amplified

He has walled up my way so that I cannot pass, and He has set darkness upon my paths.

Bible in Basic English

My way is walled up by him so that I may not go by: he has made my roads dark.

Darby Translation

He hath hedged up my way that I cannot pass, and he hath set darkness in my paths.

Julia Smith Translation

He walled up my path and I shall not pass, and he will set darkness upon my beaten paths.

King James 2000

He has fenced up my way that I cannot pass, and he has set darkness in my paths.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He has walled up my way so that I cannot pass; and he has set darkness upon my paths.

Modern King James verseion

He has fenced up my way so that I cannot pass, and He has set darkness in my paths.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"He hath hedged up my way, that I cannot pass; he hath set darkness in my gate.

NET Bible

He has blocked my way so I cannot pass, and has set darkness over my paths.

New Heart English Bible

He has walled up my way so that I can't pass, and has set darkness in my paths.

The Emphasized Bible

My way, hath he walled up, that I cannot pass, and, upon my paths, hath he made darkness rest;

Webster

He hath fenced up my way that I cannot pass, and he hath set darkness in my paths.

World English Bible

He has walled up my way so that I can't pass, and has set darkness in my paths.

Youngs Literal Translation

My way He hedged up, and I pass not over, And on my paths darkness He placeth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He hath fenced up
גּדר 
Gadar 
Usage: 10

my way
ארח 
'orach 
Usage: 59

עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

and he hath set
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Job's Sixth Speech: A Response To Bildad

7 “Behold, I cry, ‘Violence!’ but I get no answer;
I shout for help, but there is no justice.
8 “He has walled up my way so that I cannot pass,
And He has put darkness on my paths.
9 “He has stripped my honor from me
And removed the crown from my head.



Cross References

Job 3:23

“Why is light given to a man whose way is hidden,
And whom God has hedged in?

Lamentations 3:7

He has walled me in so that I cannot go out;
He has made my chain heavy.

Lamentations 3:9

He has blocked my ways with hewn stone;
He has made my paths crooked.

Hosea 2:6

“Therefore, behold, I will hedge up her way with thorns,
And I will build a wall against her so that she cannot find her paths.

Joshua 24:7

But when they cried out to the Lord, He put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea upon them and covered them; and your own eyes saw what I did in Egypt. And you lived in the wilderness for a long time.

Job 30:26

“When I expected good, then evil came;
When I waited for light, then darkness came.

Psalm 88:8

You have removed my acquaintances far from me;
You have made me an object of loathing to them;
I am shut up and cannot go out.

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked is like darkness;
They do not know over what they stumble.

Isaiah 50:10

Who is among you that fears the Lord,
That obeys the voice of His servant,
That walks in darkness and has no light?
Let him trust in the name of the Lord and rely on his God.

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to the Lord your God,
Before He brings darkness
And before your feet stumble
On the dusky mountains,
And while you are hoping for light
He makes it into deep darkness,
And turns it into gloom.

Jeremiah 23:12

“Therefore their way will be like slippery paths to them,
They will be driven away into the gloom and fall down in it;
For I will bring calamity upon them,
The year of their punishment,” declares the Lord.

John 8:12

Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.”

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