Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"By day they meet with darkness, And grope at noon as in the night.

King James Version

They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope in the noonday as in the night.

Holman Bible

They encounter darkness by day,
and they grope at noon
as if it were night.

International Standard Version

They meet with darkness in broad daylight; at noonday they grope around as if it were night.

A Conservative Version

They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope at noonday as in the night.

American Standard Version

They meet with darkness in the day-time, And grope at noonday as in the night.

Amplified

In the daytime they meet in darkness, and at noon they grope as in the night.

Bible in Basic English

In the daytime it becomes dark for them, and in the sunlight they go feeling about as if it was night.

Darby Translation

They meet with darkness in a the daytime, and grope at midday as in the night.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They meet with darkness in the daytime and grope in the noonday as in the night.

Julia Smith Translation

The days they will meet darkness, and they will grope in the noon day as night

King James 2000

They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope in the noonday as in the night.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In the daytime they meet [with] darkness, and they grope at noon as [in] the night.

Modern King James verseion

They meet with darkness in the day time, and grope in the noonday as in the night.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Insomuch that they run into darkness by fair day, and grope about them at the noonday, like as in the night.

NET Bible

They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope about in the noontime as if it were night.

New Heart English Bible

They meet with darkness in the day time, and grope at noonday as in the night.

The Emphasized Bible

By day, they encounter darkness, and, as though it were night, they grope at high noon.

Webster

They meet with darkness in the day-time, and grope in the noon-day as in the night.

World English Bible

They meet with darkness in the day time, and grope at noonday as in the night.

Youngs Literal Translation

By day they meet darkness, And as night -- they grope at noon.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּגשׁ 
Pagash 
Usage: 14

with darkness
חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

in the daytime
יומם 
Yowmam 
Usage: 53

and grope
משׁשׁ 
Mashash 
Usage: 9

in the noonday
צהר 
Tsohar 
Usage: 24

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Response Continues

13 "He captures the wise by their own shrewdness, And the advice of the cunning is quickly thwarted. 14 "By day they meet with darkness, And grope at noon as in the night. 15 "But He saves from the sword of their mouth, And the poor from the hand of the mighty.


Cross References

Job 12:25

"They grope in darkness with no light, And He makes them stagger like a drunken man.

Deuteronomy 28:29

and you will grope at noon, as the blind man gropes in darkness, and you will not prosper in your ways; but you shall only be oppressed and robbed continually, with none to save you.

Isaiah 59:10

We grope along the wall like blind men, We grope like those who have no eyes; We stumble at midday as in the twilight, Among those who are vigorous we are like dead men.

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked is like darkness; They do not know over what they stumble.

Amos 8:9

"It will come about in that day," declares the Lord GOD, "That I will make the sun go down at noon And make the earth dark in broad daylight.

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