Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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!

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 midnight is morning to all of them; for they are familiar with the terrors of deep 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the morning is to them even as the shadow of death; if they are known, the terrors of the shadow of death come over them.

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 They break into houses in the dark; during the day they remained sealed in. They don't know daylight. 17 As a group, deep darkness is their morning time; fear that lives in darkness is their friend." 18 "They remain only a short time on the water's surface; their inheritance will be cursed in the land; no one will work in their vineyards.


Cross References

Job 3:5

Let darkness and deep gloom reclaim it; let clouds settle down on it; let blackness in mid-day terrify it.

Psalm 73:18-19

You have certainly set them in slippery places; you will make them fall to their ruin.

Jeremiah 2:26

"As a thief is disgraced when he's caught, so the house of Israel is disgraced they, their kings, their princes, their priests, and their prophets,

2 Corinthians 5:10-11

For all of us must appear before the judgment seat of the Messiah, so that each of us may receive what he deserves for what he has done in his body, whether good or worthless.

Revelation 6:16-17

They told the mountains and rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the face of the one who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the lamb.

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