Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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

and how oft cometh

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

איד 
'eyd 
Usage: 24

References

Easton

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Seventh Speech: A Response To Zophar

16 Behold! Their prosperity isn't in their control! The counsel of the wicked will remain far from me." 17 "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? 18 May they become like a straw, blown away before the wind; like a chaff that's swept off by a storm.



Cross References

Job 18:5-6

"Indeed, the light of the wicked is extinguished; the flame from his fire doesn't shine.

Job 18:18

He is driven away from light to darkness, made to wander the landscape.

Psalm 32:10

The wicked have many sorrows, but gracious love surrounds those who trust in the LORD.

Psalm 90:7-9

Indeed, we are consumed by your anger and terrified by your wrath.

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous shines, but the lamp of the wicked is extinguished.

Proverbs 20:20

Whoever curses his father or mother, his lamp will be extinguished in the deepest darkness.

Proverbs 24:20

For the wicked man has no future; the lamp of the wicked will be extinguished.

Matthew 25:8

"But the foolish ones told the wise, "Give us some of your oil, because our lamps are going out!'

Luke 12:46

the master of that servant will come on a day when he doesn't expect him and at an hour that he doesn't know. Then his master will punish him severely and assign him a place with unfaithful people.

Romans 2:8-9

but wrath and fury for those who in their selfish pride refuse to believe the truth and practice wickedness instead.

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