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 flies away like a dream and cannot be found;
Yes, he is chased away like 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.

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

yea, he shall be chased away
נדד 
Nadad 
Usage: 28

as a vision
חזּיון 
Chizzayown 
Usage: 9

Context Readings

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

7 yet he shall perish for ever like his own dung; those who have seen him shall say, What is become of him? 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 shall see him no more; neither shall his place behold him any more.



Cross References

Psalm 73:20

As the dream of one who awakes; so, O Lord, when thou shalt rise up, thou shalt despise their appearances.

Psalm 90:5

Thou dost cause them to pass by as the waters of a river; they are as a dream, which is strong in the morning like grass.

Isaiah 29:7-8

And the multitude of all the Gentiles that shall fight against Ariel, even all that shall fight against her and their siege weapons, and those that shall distress her, shall be as a dream of a night vision.

Job 18:18

He shall be driven from the light into the darkness and chased out of the world.

Job 27:21-23

The east wind shall take him away, and he shall depart; the storm shall catch him up out of his place.

Psalm 18:10

And he rode upon a cherub and flew: yea, he flew upon the wings of the wind.

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