Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

He set an end to darkness, and he searched out for all completeness: the stone of darkness and the shadow of death.

New American Standard Bible

“Man puts an end to darkness,
And to the farthest limit he searches out
The rock in gloom and deep shadow.

King James Version

He setteth an end to darkness, and searcheth out all perfection: the stones of darkness, and the shadow of death.

Holman Bible

A miner puts an end to the darkness;
he probes the deepest recesses
for ore in the gloomy darkness.

International Standard Version

Mankind limits the darkness as they search the deepest depths for ore in unfathomable darkness.

A Conservative Version

[Man] sets an end to darkness, and searches out to the furthest bound the stones of obscurity and of thick darkness.

American Standard Version

Man'setteth an end to darkness, And searcheth out, to the furthest bound, The stones of obscurity and of thick darkness.

Amplified


“Man puts an end to darkness [by bringing in a light],
And to the farthest bounds he searches out
The rock buried in gloom and deep shadow.

Bible in Basic English

Man puts an end to the dark, searching out to the farthest limit the stones of the deep places of the dark.

Darby Translation

Man putteth an end to the darkness, and exploreth to the utmost limit, the stones of darkness and of the shadow of death.

King James 2000

Man sets an end to darkness, and searches out all recesses for ore in darkness, and the shadow of death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He puts an end to darkness, and he searches out the farthest limits [for the] ore [in] gloom and deep shadow.

Modern King James verseion

He sets an end to darkness, and to every extremity He searches out the stones of darkness and the shadow of death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The darkness shall once come to an end: he can seek out the ground of all things; the stones, the dark, and the shadow of death.

NET Bible

Man puts an end to the darkness; he searches the farthest recesses for the ore in the deepest darkness.

New Heart English Bible

Man sets an end to darkness, and searches out, to the furthest bound, the stones of obscurity and of thick darkness.

The Emphasized Bible

An end, hath one set to the darkness, and, into every extremity, is, he, making search, for the stone of darkness and death-shade;

Webster

He setteth an end to darkness, and searcheth out all perfection: the stones of darkness, and the shades of death.

World English Bible

Man sets an end to darkness, and searches out, to the furthest bound, the stones of obscurity and of thick darkness.

Youngs Literal Translation

An end hath he set to darkness, And to all perfection he is searching, A stone of darkness and death-shade.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He setteth
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

an end
קץ 
Qets 
Usage: 67

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

חקר 
Chaqar 
Usage: 27

תּכלית 
Takliyth 
Usage: 5

אפל 
'ophel 
Usage: 9

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

2 Iron shall be taken from the dust, and stone will pour out brass. 3 He set an end to darkness, and he searched out for all completeness: the stone of darkness and the shadow of death. 4 The torrent broke out from the sojourner; being forgotten of the foot, they were weak, they wandered from men.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 1:13

And I gave my heart to seek and to search out in wisdom concerning all which was done under the heavens: this evil business God gave to the sons of man to be occupied in it

Job 10:21-22

Before I shall go and turn back to the land of darkness and the shadow of death;

Job 12:22

Revealing deep things from darkness, and he will bring to light the shadow of death.

Job 38:16-17

Didst thou go even to the fountains of the sea? and didst thou go about in searching the depth?

Proverbs 2:4

If thou wilt seek her as silver, and dig for her as hidden treasure;

Habakkuk 2:13

Behold, is it not from Jehovah of armies, and the peoples shall labor in a sufficiency of fire, and the peoples shall be wearied in a sufficiency of emptiness?

Matthew 6:33

But seek first the kingdom of God and his justice, and all these shall be added to you.

Luke 16:8

And the Lord praised the steward of injustice, because he did wisely: for the sons of this life are wiser than the children of light in their generation.

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