Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Terrors overtake him like a flood;
a storm wind sweeps him away at night.

New American Standard Bible

"Terrors overtake him like a flood; A tempest steals him away in the night.

King James Version

Terrors take hold on him as waters, a tempest stealeth him away in the night.

International Standard Version

Terror will overtake him like a flood, at night, a tornado will sweep him away.

A Conservative Version

Terrors overtake him like waters. A tempest steals him away in the night.

American Standard Version

Terrors overtake him like waters; A tempest stealeth him away in the night.

Amplified

Terrors overtake him like a [suddenly loosened] flood; a windstorm steals him away in the night.

Bible in Basic English

Fears overtake him like rushing waters; in the night the storm-wind takes him away.

Darby Translation

Terrors overtake him like waters; a whirlwind stealeth him away in the night.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Terrors shall take hold on him as waters; a whirlwind shall carry him away in the night.

Julia Smith Translation

Terrors shall hedge him about as waters, the night a tempest stole him away.

King James 2000

Terrors take hold on him as waters, a tempest steals him away in the night.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Terrors overtake him like the water; a storm wind carries him off [in the] night.

Modern King James verseion

Terrors overtake him like waters; a tempest steals him away in the night.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Destruction taketh hold upon him as a water flood, and the tempest stealeth him away in the night season.

NET Bible

Terrors overwhelm him like a flood; at night a whirlwind carries him off.

New Heart English Bible

Terrors overtake him like waters. A storm steals him away in the night.

The Emphasized Bible

There shall reach him - like waters - terrors, By night, a storm-wind hath stolen him away;

Webster

Terrors take hold on him as waters, a tempest stealeth him away in the night.

World English Bible

Terrors overtake him like waters. A storm steals him away in the night.

Youngs Literal Translation

Overtake him as waters do terrors, By night stolen him away hath a whirlwind.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּלּהה 
Ballahah 
Usage: 10

נשׂג 
Nasag 
Usage: 50

on him as waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

סוּפה 
Cuwphah 
Usage: 16

גּנב 
Ganab 
Usage: 40

References

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Job Continues His Final Speech

19 He lies down wealthy, but will do so no more;
when he opens his eyes, it is gone.
20 Terrors overtake him like a flood;
a storm wind sweeps him away at night.
21 An east wind picks him up, and he is gone;
it carries him away from his place.



Cross References

Job 15:21

Dreadful sounds fill his ears;
when he is at peace, a robber attacks him.

Job 18:11

Terrors frighten him on every side
and harass him at every step.

Exodus 12:29

Now at midnight the Lord struck every firstborn male in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the prisoner who was in the dungeon, and every firstborn of the livestock.

2 Kings 19:35

That night the angel of the Lord went out and struck down 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians. When the people got up the next morning—there were all the dead bodies!

Job 20:8

He will fly away like a dream and never be found;
he will be chased away like a vision in the night.

Job 20:23

When he fills his stomach,
God will send His burning anger against him,
raining it down on him while he is eating.

Job 21:18

Are they like straw before the wind,
like chaff a storm sweeps away?

Job 22:16

They were snatched away before their time,
and their foundations were washed away by a river.

Job 34:20

They die suddenly in the middle of the night;
people shudder, then pass away.
Even the mighty are removed without effort.

Psalm 18:4

The ropes of death were wrapped around me;
the torrents of destruction terrified me.

Psalm 42:7

Deep calls to deep in the roar of Your waterfalls;
all Your breakers and Your billows have swept over me.

Psalm 69:14-15

Rescue me from the miry mud; don’t let me sink.
Let me be rescued from those who hate me
and from the deep waters.

Daniel 5:30

That very night Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans was killed,

Jonah 2:3

You threw me into the depths,
into the heart of the seas,
and the current overcame me.
All Your breakers and Your billows swept over me.

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