Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“For the morning is the same to him as thick darkness,
For he is familiar with the terrors of thick darkness.

King James Version

For the morning is to them even as the shadow of death: if one know them, they are in the terrors of the shadow of death.

Holman Bible

For the morning is like darkness to them.
Surely they are familiar with the terrors of darkness!

International Standard Version

As a group, deep darkness is their morning time; fear that lives in darkness is their friend."

A Conservative Version

For the morning is to all of them as thick darkness. For they know the terrors of the thick darkness.

American Standard Version

For the morning is to all of them as thick darkness; For they know the terrors of the thick darkness.

Amplified


“For the morning is the same to him as the thick darkness [of midnight];
For he is familiar with the terrors of thick darkness.

Bible in Basic English

For the middle of the night is as morning to them, they are not troubled by the fear of the dark.

Darby Translation

For the morning is to them all as the shadow of death; for they are familiar with the terrors of the shadow of death.

Julia Smith Translation

For the morning altogether to them the shadow of death: if it shall be known, the terrors of the shadow of death.

King James 2000

For the morning is to them even as the shadow of death: if one recognizes them, they are in the terrors of the shadow of death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because morning likewise is to them deep darkness; indeed, they know about [the] terrors of deep darkness.

Modern King James verseion

For the morning is to them like the shadow of death; for they know the terrors of the shadow of death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For as soon as the day breaketh, the shadow of death cometh upon them, and they go in horrible darkness.

NET Bible

For all of them, the morning is to them like deep darkness; they are friends with the terrors of darkness.

New Heart English Bible

For the morning is to all of them like thick darkness, for they know the terrors of the thick darkness.

The Emphasized Bible

For, in the case of all such, morning to them is the death-shade, For, to be recognised, is a death-shade terror.

Webster

For the morning is to them even as the shades of death: if one knoweth them, they are in the terrors of the shades of death.

World English Bible

For the morning is to all of them like thick darkness, for they know the terrors of the thick darkness.

Youngs Literal Translation

When together, morning is to them death shade, When he discerneth the terrors of death shade.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the morning
בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

is to them even as
יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 141

the shadow of death
צלמות 
Tsalmaveth 
Usage: 18

if one know
נכר 
Nakar 
Usage: 49

them, they are in the terrors
בּלּהה 
Ballahah 
Usage: 10

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech, Continued

16 “In the dark they dig into houses,
They shut themselves up by day;
They do not know the light.
17 “For the morning is the same to him as thick darkness,
For he is familiar with the terrors of thick darkness.
18 “They are insignificant on the surface of the water;
Their portion is cursed on the earth.
They do not turn toward the vineyards.


Cross References

Job 3:5

“Let darkness and black gloom claim it;
Let a cloud settle on it;
Let the blackness of the day terrify it.

Psalm 73:18-19

Surely You set them in slippery places;
You cast them down to destruction.

Jeremiah 2:26

“As the thief is shamed when he is discovered,
So the house of Israel is shamed;
They, their kings, their princes
And their priests and their prophets,

2 Corinthians 5:10-11

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.

Revelation 6:16-17

and they *said to the mountains and to the rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the presence of Him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb;

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