Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Let its morning stars be dark; let it be looking for light, but may it not have any; let it not see the eyes of the dawn.

New American Standard Bible

“Let the stars of its twilight be darkened;
Let it wait for light but have none,
And let it not see the breaking dawn;

King James Version

Let the stars of the twilight thereof be dark; let it look for light, but have none; neither let it see the dawning of the day:

Holman Bible

May its morning stars grow dark.
May it wait for daylight but have none;
may it not see the breaking of dawn.

International Standard Version

Let the stars of its evening twilight be dark; let it hope for light but let there be none; let it not see the breaking rays of the dawn.

A Conservative Version

Let the stars of the twilight of it be dark. Let it look for light, but have none, nor let it behold the eyelids of the morning.

American Standard Version

Let the stars of the twilight thereof be dark: Let it look for light, but have none; Neither let it behold the eyelids of the morning:

Amplified


“Let the stars of its early dawn be dark;
Let the morning wait in vain for the light,
Let it not see the eyelids of morning (the day’s dawning),

Darby Translation

Let the stars of its twilight be dark; let it wait for light, and have none, neither let it see the eyelids of the dawn:

Julia Smith Translation

The stars of its twilight shall he dark; it shall wait for light, and none; and it shall not look upon the eyelashes of the dawn.,

King James 2000

Let the stars of its twilight be dark; let it look for light, but have none; neither let it see the dawning of the day:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let the stars of its dawn be dark; let it hope for light but there be none, and let it not see [the] eyelids of dawn

Modern King James verseion

Let the stars of its twilight be dark; let it look for light, but have none. Let it not see the eyelids of the dawn.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let the stars of that night be dim through darkness of it. Let it look for light, but let it see none, neither the raising up of the fair morning:

NET Bible

Let its morning stars be darkened; let it wait for daylight but find none, nor let it see the first rays of dawn,

New Heart English Bible

Let the stars of its twilight be dark. Let it look for light, but have none, neither let it see the eyelids of the morning,

The Emphasized Bible

Darkened be the stars of its twilight, - Let it wait for light, and there be none, neither let it see the eyelashes of the dawn:

Webster

Let the stars of its twilight be dark; let it look for light, but have none; neither let it see the dawning of the day:

World English Bible

Let the stars of its twilight be dark. Let it look for light, but have none, neither let it see the eyelids of the morning,

Youngs Literal Translation

Let the stars of its twilight be dark, Let it wait for light, and there is none, And let it not look on the eyelids of the dawn.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let the stars
כּוכב 
Kowkab 
Usage: 37

of the twilight
נשׁף 
Nesheph 
Usage: 12

חשׁך 
Chashak 
Usage: 17

let it look
קוה 
Qavah 
Usage: 49

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the dawning
עפעף 
`aph`aph 
Usage: 10

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Job Regrets His Birth

8 Let it be cursed by those who put a curse on the day; who are ready to make Leviathan awake. 9 Let its morning stars be dark; let it be looking for light, but may it not have any; let it not see the eyes of the dawn. 10 Because it did not keep the doors of my mother's body shut, so that trouble might be veiled from my eyes.


Cross References

Job 41:18

His sneezings give out flames, and his eyes are like the eyes of the dawn.

Job 30:26

For I was looking for good, and evil came; I was waiting for light, and it became dark.

Jeremiah 8:15

We were looking for peace, but no good came; and for a time of well-being, but there is only a great fear.

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to the Lord your God, before he makes it dark, and before your feet are slipping on the dark mountains, and, while you are looking for a light, he makes it into deep dark, into black night.

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