Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"He flies away like a dream, and they cannot find him; Even like a vision of the night he is chased away.

King James Version

He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found: yea, he shall be chased away as a vision of the night.

Holman Bible

He will fly away like a dream and never be found; he will be chased away like a vision in the night.

International Standard Version

He'll vanish like a dream, and no one will find him; he will be chased away like a night vision."

A Conservative Version

He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found. Yea, he shall be chased away as a vision of the night.

American Standard Version

He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found: Yea, he shall be chased away as a vision of the night.

Amplified

He will fly away like a dream and will not be found; yes, he will be chased away as a vision of the night.

Bible in Basic English

He is gone like a dream, and is not seen again; he goes in flight like a vision of the night.

Darby Translation

He flieth away as a dream, and is not found; and is chased away as a vision of the night.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall fly away as a dream and shall not be found: yea, he shall flee away as a vision of the night.

Julia Smith Translation

As a dream he shall fly away, and they shall not find him: and he shall flee away as the vision of the night

King James 2000

He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found: yea, he shall be chased away as a vision of the night.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He will fly away like a dream, and they will not find him, and he will be chased away like a vision of [the] night.

Modern King James verseion

He flies away like a dream, and shall not be found, and shall be chased away like a vision of the night.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He vanisheth as a dream, so that he can no more be found, and passeth away as a vision in the night.

NET Bible

Like a dream he flies away, never again to be found, and like a vision of the night he is put to flight.

New Heart English Bible

He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found. Yes, he shall be chased away like a vision of the night.

The Emphasized Bible

Like a dream, shall he fly away, and they shall not find him, yea he shall be chased away, as a vision of the night.

Webster

He shall fly away as a dream, and will not be found: yea, he shall be chased away as a vision of the night.

World English Bible

He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found. Yes, he shall be chased away like a vision of the night.

Youngs Literal Translation

As a dream he fleeth, and they find him not, And he is driven away as a vision of the night,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עוּף 
`uwph 
Usage: 28

as a dream
חלם חלום 
Chalowm 
Usage: 65

and shall not be found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

נדד 
Nadad 
Usage: 28

as a vision
חזּיון 
Chizzayown 
Usage: 9

Context Readings

A Wicked Person's Joy Is Short, His Pain Long

7 He perishes forever like his refuse; Those who have seen him will say, 'Where is he?' 8 "He flies away like a dream, and they cannot find him; Even like a vision of the night he is chased away. 9 "The eye which saw him sees him no longer, And his place no longer beholds him.



Cross References

Psalm 73:20

Like a dream when one awakes, O Lord, when aroused, You will despise their form.

Psalm 90:5

You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep; In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.

Isaiah 29:7-8

And the multitude of all the nations who wage war against Ariel, Even all who wage war against her and her stronghold, and who distress her, Will be like a dream, a vision of the night.

Job 18:18

"He is driven from light into darkness, And chased from the inhabited world.

Job 27:21-23

"The east wind carries him away, and he is gone, For it whirls him away from his place.

Psalm 18:10

He rode upon a cherub and flew; And He sped upon the wings of the wind.

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