Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"How often is the lamp of the wicked put out, Or does their calamity fall on them? Does God apportion destruction in His anger?

King James Version

How oft is the candle of the wicked put out! and how oft cometh their destruction upon them! God distributeth sorrows in his anger.

Holman Bible

How often is the lamp of the wicked put out? Does disaster come on them? Does He apportion destruction in His anger?

International Standard Version

"How often do the wicked have their lights put out? Does calamity ever fall on them? Will God in his anger ever apportion their destruction?

A Conservative Version

How often is it that the lamp of the profane is put out, that their calamity comes upon them, that [God] distributes sorrows in his anger,

American Standard Version

How oft is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out? That their calamity cometh upon them? That God distributeth sorrows in his anger?

Amplified

How often [then] is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out? That their calamity comes upon them? That God distributes pains and sorrows to them in His anger?

Bible in Basic English

How frequently is the light of the evil-doers put out, or does trouble come on them? how frequently does his wrath take them with cords?

Darby Translation

How often is the lamp of the wicked put out, and cometh their calamity upon them? Doth he distribute sorrows to them in his anger?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

How often is the lamp of the wicked put out and their destruction comes upon them, and God distributes sorrows upon them in his anger.

Julia Smith Translation

How often the light of the unjust shall be extinguished, and their destruction will come upon them. He will distribute pains in his anger.

King James 2000

How often is the lamp of the wicked put out! and how often comes their destruction upon them! God distributes sorrows in his anger.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"How often is [the] lamp of [the] wicked put out, and their disaster comes upon them? He distributes pains in his anger.

Modern King James verseion

How often is the lamp of the wicked put out, and their trouble comes on them! He shares out pains in His anger;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"How oft shall the candle of the wicked be put out? How oft cometh their destruction upon them? Oh what sorrow shall God give them for their part in his wrath!

NET Bible

"How often is the lamp of the wicked extinguished? How often does their misfortune come upon them? How often does God apportion pain to them in his anger?

New Heart English Bible

"How often is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out, that their calamity comes on them, that God distributes sorrows in his anger?

The Emphasized Bible

How oft, the lamp of the lawless, goeth out, and their calamity, cometh upon them, Sorrows, apportioneth he in his anger;

Webster

How oft is the candle of the wicked put out? and how oft cometh their destruction upon them? God distributeth sorrows in his anger.

World English Bible

"How often is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out, that their calamity comes on them, that God distributes sorrows in his anger?

Youngs Literal Translation

How oft is the lamp of the wicked extinguished, And come on them doth their calamity? Pangs He apportioneth in His anger.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
How oft is the candle
נרה נר ניר נר ניר 
Niyr 
Usage: 48

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

דּעך 
Da`ak 
Usage: 9


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

איד 
'eyd 
Usage: 24

References

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Context Readings

Job's Seventh Speech: A Response To Zophar

16 "Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand; The counsel of the wicked is far from me. 17 "How often is the lamp of the wicked put out, Or does their calamity fall on them? Does God apportion destruction in His anger? 18 "Are they as straw before the wind, And like chaff which the storm carries away?



Cross References

Job 18:5-6

"Indeed, the light of the wicked goes out, And the flame of his fire gives no light.

Job 18:18

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

Psalm 32:10

Many are the sorrows of the wicked, But he who trusts in the LORD, lovingkindness shall surround him.

Psalm 90:7-9

For we have been consumed by Your anger And by Your wrath we have been dismayed.

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous rejoices, But the lamp of the wicked goes out.

Proverbs 20:20

He who curses his father or his mother, His lamp will go out in time of darkness.

Proverbs 24:20

For there will be no future for the evil man; The lamp of the wicked will be put out.

Matthew 25:8

"The foolish said to the prudent, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'

Luke 12:46

the master of that slave will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he does not know, and will cut him in pieces, and assign him a place with the unbelievers.

Romans 2:8-9

but to those who are selfishly ambitious and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, wrath and indignation.

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