Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And the eye of the adulterer waiteth for the twilight, saying, No eye shall see me; and he putteth a covering on his face.

New American Standard Bible

“The eye of the adulterer waits for the twilight,
Saying, ‘No eye will see me.’
And he disguises his face.

King James Version

The eye also of the adulterer waiteth for the twilight, saying, No eye shall see me: and disguiseth his face.

Holman Bible

The adulterer’s eye watches for twilight,
thinking: No eye will see me;
he covers his face.

International Standard Version

The adulterer watches for twilight, saying, "No eye is watching me' while he veils his face.

A Conservative Version

The eye also of the adulterer waits for the twilight, saying, No eye shall see me. And he disguises his face.

American Standard Version

The eye also of the adulterer waiteth for the twilight, Saying, No eye shall see me: And he disguiseth his face.

Amplified


“The eye of the adulterer waits for the twilight,
Saying, ‘No eye will see me,’
And he covers his face.

Bible in Basic English

And the man whose desire is for the wife of another is waiting for the evening, saying, No eye will see me; and he puts a cover on his face. And in the night the thief goes about;

Julia Smith Translation

And the eye of the adulterer watched the twilight, saying, Eye shall not perceive me: and secretly he will set the face.

King James 2000

The eye also of the adulterer waits for the twilight, saying, No eye shall see me: and disguises his face.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [the] eye of [the] adulterer waits for dusk, saying, {'No eye will see me,'} and he places a covering [on his] face.

Modern King James verseion

And the eye of the adulterer waits for the twilight, saying, No eye will see me; and he puts a covering on his face.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The eye of the ungodly is like the adulterer, that waiteth for the darkness, and sayeth thus in himself, 'Tush, there shall no man see me,' and so he disguiseth his face.

NET Bible

And the eye of the adulterer watches for the twilight, thinking, 'No eye can see me,' and covers his face with a mask.

New Heart English Bible

The eye also of the adulterer waits for the twilight, saying, 'No eye shall see me.' He disguises his face.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the eye of the adulterer, watcheth for the evening twilight, saying, Not an eye will see me! A covering for the face, he putteth on;

Webster

The eye also of the adulterer waiteth for the twilight, saying, No eye shall see me: and disguiseth his face.

World English Bible

The eye also of the adulterer waits for the twilight, saying, 'No eye shall see me.' He disguises his face.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the eye of an adulterer Hath observed the twilight, Saying, 'No eye doth behold me.' And he putteth the face in secret.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

נשׁף 
Nesheph 
Usage: 12

שׁוּר 
Shuwr 
Usage: 17

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech, Continued

14 The murderer riseth with the light, killeth the afflicted and needy, and in the night is as a thief. 15 And the eye of the adulterer waiteth for the twilight, saying, No eye shall see me; and he putteth a covering on his face. 16 In the dark they dig through houses; by day they shut themselves in; they know not the light:


Cross References

Psalm 10:11

He saith in his heart, God hath forgotten, he hideth his face, he will never see it.

Genesis 38:14-15

And she put the garments of her widowhood off from her, and covered herself with a veil, and wrapped herself, and sat in the entry of Enaim, which is on the way to Timnah; for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given to him as wife.

Exodus 20:14

Thou shalt not commit adultery.

2 Samuel 11:4-13

And David sent messengers, and took her; and she came in to him, and he lay with her; and she had purified herself from her uncleanness; and she returned to her house.

2 Samuel 12:12

For thou didst it secretly; but I will do this thing before all Israel and before the sun.

Job 22:13-14

And thou sayest, What doth God know? will he judge through the dark cloud?

Psalm 50:18

When thou sawest a thief, thou didst take pleasure in him, and thy portion was with adulterers;

Psalm 73:11

And they say, How can God know, and is there knowledge in the Most High?

Psalm 94:7

And say, Jah will not see, neither will the God of Jacob regard it.

Proverbs 6:32-35

Whoso committeth adultery with a woman is void of understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.

Proverbs 7:9-10

in the twilight, in the evening of the day, in the blackness of night and the darkness.

Ezekiel 8:12

And he said unto me, Hast thou seen, son of man, what the elders of the house of Israel do in the dark, every one in his chambers of imagery? for they say, Jehovah seeth us not; Jehovah hath forsaken the land.

Ezekiel 9:9

And he said unto me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceeding great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of perverseness; for they say, Jehovah hath forsaken the earth, and Jehovah seeth not.

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