Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

That it might take hold of the ends of the earth,
And the wicked be shaken out of it?

King James Version

That it might take hold of the ends of the earth, that the wicked might be shaken out of it?

Holman Bible

so it may seize the edges of the earth
and shake the wicked out of it?

International Standard Version

where it seizes the edge of the earth and shakes the wicked out of it?

A Conservative Version

that it might take hold of the ends of the earth, and the wicked be shaken out of it?

American Standard Version

That it might take hold of the ends of the earth, And the wicked be shaken out of it?

Amplified

So that [light] may get hold of the corners of the earth and shake the wickedness [of night] out of it?

Bible in Basic English

So that it might take a grip of the skirts of the earth, shaking all the evil-doers out of it?

Darby Translation

That it might take hold of the ends of the earth, and the wicked might be shaken out of it?

Julia Smith Translation

To take hold upon the wings of the earth, and the unjust shall be shaken out of it?

King James 2000

That it might take hold of the ends of the earth, that the wicked might be shaken out of it?

Lexham Expanded Bible

to take hold of the earth's skirts so that the wicked might be shaken off from it?

Modern King James verseion

that it might take hold of the ends of the earth; that the wicked might be shaken out of it?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that it might take hold of the corners of the earth, and that the ungodly might be shaken out?

NET Bible

that it might seize the corners of the earth, and shake the wicked out of it?

New Heart English Bible

that it might take hold of the ends of the earth, and shake the wicked out of it?

The Emphasized Bible

That it might lay hold of the wings of the earth, and the lawless be shaken out of it?

Webster

That it might take hold of the ends of earth, that the wicked might be shaken out of it?

World English Bible

that it might take hold of the ends of the earth, and shake the wicked out of it?

Youngs Literal Translation

To take hold on the skirts of the earth, And the wicked are shaken out of it,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחז 
'achaz 
Usage: 66

of the ends
כּנף 
Kanaph 
Usage: 109

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

that the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 10

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Yahweh Interrogates Job

12 “Have you ever in your life commanded the morning,
And caused the dawn to know its place,
13 That it might take hold of the ends of the earth,
And the wicked be shaken out of it?
14 “It is changed like clay under the seal;
And they stand forth like a garment.


Cross References

Job 37:3

“Under the whole heaven He lets it loose,
And His lightning to the ends of the earth.

Psalm 104:35

Let sinners be consumed from the earth
And let the wicked be no more.
Bless the Lord, O my soul.
Praise the Lord!

Exodus 14:27

So Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to its normal state at daybreak, while the Egyptians were fleeing right into it; then the Lord overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea.

Job 24:13-17

Others have been with those who rebel against the light;
They do not want to know its ways
Nor abide in its paths.

Psalm 19:4-6

Their line has gone out through all the earth,
And their utterances to the end of the world.
In them He has placed a tent for the sun,

Psalm 104:21-22

The young lions roar after their prey
And seek their food from God.

Psalm 139:9-12

If I take the wings of the dawn,
If I dwell in the remotest part of the sea,

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