Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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 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 opens his eyes, and he is not. 20 Terrors overtake him like waters; a tempest steals him away in the night. 21 The east wind lifts him up, and he is gone; for it whirls him out of his place.



Cross References

Job 15:21

A dreadful sound of things is in his ears; the destroyer shall come to him in peace.

Job 18:11

Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall dash him at his feet.

Exodus 12:29

And it happened at midnight Jehovah struck all the first-born in the land of Egypt, from the first-born of Pharaoh that sat on his throne to the first-born of the captive that was in the prison; also all the first-born of cattle.

2 Kings 19:35

And it happened that night, the Angel of Jehovah went out and struck a hundred and eighty-five thousand in the camp of the Assyrians. And they arose early in the morning, and behold, they were all dead bodies.

Job 20:8

He flies away like a dream, and shall not be found, and shall be chased away like a vision of the night.

Job 20:23

It shall happen at the filling of his belly, God shall cast the fury of His wrath on him, and He shall rain on him while he is eating.

Job 21:18

they are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm steals away.

Job 22:16

They were seized, but there was not time; their foundation was poured out by a flood;

Job 34:20

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

Psalm 18:4

The sorrows of death hemmed me in, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.

Psalm 42:7

Deep calls to deep at the noise of Your waterfalls; all Your waves and Your billows have gone over me.

Psalm 69:14-15

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

Daniel 5:30

In that night Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans was killed.

Jonah 2:3

For You cast me into the depths of the seas, and the current surrounded me. All Your breakers and Your waves passed over me.

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