Parallel Verses

World English Bible

For calamity from God is a terror to me. Because his majesty, I can do nothing.

New American Standard Bible

"For calamity from God is a terror to me, And because of His majesty I can do nothing.

King James Version

For destruction from God was a terror to me, and by reason of his highness I could not endure.

Holman Bible

For disaster from God terrifies me,
and because of His majesty I could not do these things.

International Standard Version

For I'm terrified of what calamity God may have in store for me; and I cannot endure his grandeur."

A Conservative Version

For calamity from God is a terror to me, and I can do nothing because of his majesty.

American Standard Version

For calamity from God is a terror to me, And by reason of his majesty I can do nothing.

Amplified

For calamity from God was a terror to me, and because of His majesty I could not endure [to face Him] and could do nothing.

Bible in Basic English

For the fear of God kept me back, and because of his power I might not do such things.

Darby Translation

For calamity from God was a terror to me, and by reason of his excellency I was powerless.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For I feared destruction from God, against whose highness I could have no power.

Julia Smith Translation

For the destruction of God is a terror to me, and from his lifting up I shall not prevail.

King James 2000

For destruction from God was a terror to me, and by reason of his majesty I could not endure.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Indeed, the disaster from God [was] a dread for me, and {I was powerless} because of his majesty.

Modern King James verseion

For trouble from God is a terror to me, and I could not do anything because of His highness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I have ever feared the vengeance and punishment of God, and knew very well that I was not able to bear his burden.

NET Bible

For the calamity from God was a terror to me, and by reason of his majesty I was powerless.

New Heart English Bible

For calamity from God is a terror to me. Because his majesty, I can do nothing.

The Emphasized Bible

For, a dread unto me, was calamity from GOD, and, from his majesty, I could not escape.

Webster

For destruction from God was a terror to me, and by reason of his highness I could not endure.

Youngs Literal Translation

For a dread unto me is calamity from God, And because of His excellency I am not able.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
איד 
'eyd 
Usage: 24

אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

פּחד 
Pachad 
Usage: 49

to me, and by reason of his highness
שׂאת 
S@'eth 
Usage: 14

I could
יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

References

Smith

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

22 then let my shoulder fall from the shoulder blade, and my arm be broken from the bone. 23 For calamity from God is a terror to me. Because his majesty, I can do nothing. 24 "If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold, 'You are my confidence;'


Cross References

Job 13:11

Shall not his majesty make you afraid, And his dread fall on you?

Genesis 39:9

He isn't greater in this house than I, neither has he kept back anything from me but you, because you are his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?"

Job 20:23

When he is about to fill his belly, God will cast the fierceness of his wrath on him. It will rain on him while he is eating.

Job 21:20

Let his own eyes see his destruction. Let him drink of the wrath of the Almighty.

Job 40:9

Or do you have an arm like God? Can you thunder with a voice like him?

Job 42:5-6

I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you.

Psalm 76:7

You, even you, are to be feared. Who can stand in your sight when you are angry?

Psalm 119:120

My flesh trembles for fear of you. I am afraid of your judgments. AYIN

Isaiah 13:6

Wail; for the day of Yahweh is at hand! It will come as destruction from the Almighty.

Joel 1:15

Alas for the day! For the day of Yahweh is at hand, and it will come as destruction from the Almighty.

2 Corinthians 5:11

Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are revealed to God; and I hope that we are revealed also in your consciences.

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