Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

He strikes them {where the wicked stood}, {where there are onlookers},

New American Standard Bible

"He strikes them like the wicked In a public place,

King James Version

He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of others;

Holman Bible

In full view of the public,
He strikes them for their wickedness,

International Standard Version

"He strikes the wicked among them in a place where they can be seen

A Conservative Version

He strikes them as wicked men in the open sight of others

American Standard Version

He striketh them as wicked men In the open sight of others;

Amplified

God strikes them down as wicked men in the open sight of beholders,

Bible in Basic English

The evil-doers are broken by his wrath, he puts his hand on them with force before the eyes of all onlookers.

Darby Translation

He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of others,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall strike them as wicked men in the open sight of others

Julia Smith Translation

He struck them for the unjust in the place of those seeing;

King James 2000

He strikes them as wicked men in the open sight of others;

Modern King James verseion

He strikes them for evil deeds in the place of the watchers,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They that were in the stead of Seers, dealt like ungodly men.

NET Bible

He strikes them for their wickedness, in a place where people can see,

New Heart English Bible

He strikes them as wicked men in the open sight of others;

The Emphasized Bible

In the place of lawless men, hath he chastised them, in presence of beholders.

Webster

He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of others;

World English Bible

He strikes them as wicked men in the open sight of others;

Youngs Literal Translation

As wicked He hath stricken them, In the place of beholders.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂפק ספק 
Caphaq 
Usage: 10

them as
תּחת 
Tachath 
instead, under, for, as, with, from, flat, in the same place
Usage: 505

רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

in the open
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

Context Readings

Elihu Asserts God's Justice

25 Therefore he knows their works, and he overturns [them] [in the] night {so that} they are crushed. 26 He strikes them {where the wicked stood}, {where there are onlookers}, 27 because they have turned aside from him and have not understood any of his ways,



Cross References

Exodus 14:30

And Yahweh saved Israel on that day from the hand of Egypt, and Israel saw the Egyptians dead on the shore of the sea.

Deuteronomy 13:9-11

But you shall certainly kill him; your hand shall be first against him to kill him and next the hand of all [of] the people.

Deuteronomy 21:21

Then all the men of his city shall stone him with stones and let him die; and so you shall purge the evil from your midst, and all of Israel will hear, and they will fear.

2 Samuel 12:11-12

Thus says Yahweh, 'Look, I [am] going to raise up evil against you from [within] your house, and I will take your women before your eyes, and I will give them to your neighbor, and he shall sleep with your wives {in broad daylight}.

Psalm 58:10-11

[The] righteous will rejoice when he sees [the] vengeance; he will wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

Isaiah 66:24

"And they shall go out and look at the corpses of the people {who have rebelled} against me, for their worm shall not die, and their fire shall not be quenched, and they shall be an abhorrence to all flesh."

1 Timothy 5:20

Reprove those who sin in the presence of all, in order that the rest also may experience fear.

1 Timothy 5:24

The sins of some people are evident, preceding [them] to judgment, but for some also they follow after [them].

Revelation 18:9-10

And the kings of the earth will weep and mourn over her, those who committed sexual immorality and lived sensually with her, when they see the smoke of her burning,

Revelation 18:20

Rejoice over her, heaven and the saints and the apostles and the prophets, because God has pronounced your judgment on her!"

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