Parallel Verses

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.

Holman Bible

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

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 The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered; he shall open his eyes and not see anyone. 20 Terrors overtake him like a flood;
A tempest steals him away in the night.
21 The east wind shall take him away, and he shall depart; the storm shall catch him up out of his place.



Cross References

Job 15:21

Fearful sounds are in his ears; in peace the destroyer shall come upon him.

Job 18:11

Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and his own feet shall drive him away.

Exodus 12:29

And it came to pass, that at midnight the LORD smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of the animals.

2 Kings 19:35

And it came to pass that night that the angel of the LORD went out and smote in the camp of the Assyrians one hundred and eighty-five thousand men; and when they arose early in the morning, behold, the corpses of the dead.

Job 20:8

He shall fly away as a dream and shall not be found: yea, he shall flee away as a vision of the night.

Job 20:23

When he is about to fill his belly, God shall cast the fury of his wrath upon him and shall rain it upon him and upon his food.

Job 21:18

They shall be as stubble before the wind and as chaff taken up by the whirlwind.

Job 22:16

Who were cut down out of time, whose foundation was overflown with a flood.

Job 34:20

In a moment they shall die, and the peoples shall be troubled at midnight and shall pass away; and the mighty shall be taken away without hand.

Psalm 18:4

The pain of death compassed me, and the rivers of Belial made me afraid.

Psalm 42:7

Deep calls unto deep at the voice of thy waterspouts; all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me.

Psalm 69:14-15

Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not drown; let me be delivered from those that hate me and out of the deep waters.

Daniel 5:30

That same night Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans was slain.

Jonah 2:3

For thou hadst cast me into the deep, in the midst of the seas; and the floods compassed me about; all thy billows and thy waves passed over me.

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