Parallel Verses

Amplified

His children are far from safety; [involved in their father's ruin] they are crushed in the [court of justice in the city's] gate, and there is no one to deliver them.

New American Standard Bible

"His sons are far from safety, They are even oppressed in the gate, And there is no deliverer.

King James Version

His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, neither is there any to deliver them.

Holman Bible

His children are far from safety.
They are crushed at the city gate,
with no one to rescue them.

International Standard Version

His children are far from deliverance; they'll be maltreated before they leave home, with no one to rescue them.

A Conservative Version

His sons are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate. Neither is there any to deliver them,

American Standard Version

His children are far from safety, And they are crushed in the gate, Neither is there any to deliver them:

Bible in Basic English

Now his children have no safe place, and they are crushed before the judges, for no one takes up their cause.

Darby Translation

His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, and there is no deliverer:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

His sons are far from saving health, and they shall be crushed in the gate, and there shall be no one to deliver them.

Julia Smith Translation

His sons shall be far from salvation, and they shall be crushed in the gate, and none delivering.

King James 2000

His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, neither is there any to deliver them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His children are far from deliverance, and they are crushed in the gate, and there is no deliverer--

Modern King James verseion

His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, nor is there any to deliver them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that his children were without prosperity or health; that they were slain in the door, and no man to deliver them;

NET Bible

His children are far from safety, and they are crushed at the place where judgment is rendered, nor is there anyone to deliver them.

New Heart English Bible

His children are far from safety. They are crushed in the gate. Neither is there any to deliver them,

The Emphasized Bible

His children are far removed from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, and there is none to deliver:

Webster

His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, neither is there any to deliver them.

World English Bible

His children are far from safety. They are crushed in the gate. Neither is there any to deliver them,

Youngs Literal Translation

Far are his sons from safety, And they are bruised in the gate, And there is no deliverer.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רחק 
Rachaq 
...far, ...off, ...away, remove, good way
Usage: 57

ישׁע ישׁע 
Yesha` 
Usage: 36

דּכא 
Daka' 
Usage: 18

in the gate
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

נצל 
Natsal 
Usage: 213

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Response Continues

3 I have seen the foolish taking root [and outwardly prospering], but suddenly I saw that his dwelling was cursed [for his doom was certain]. 4 His children are far from safety; [involved in their father's ruin] they are crushed in the [court of justice in the city's] gate, and there is no one to deliver them. 5 His harvest the hungry eat and take it even [when it grows] among the thorns; the snare opens for [his] wealth.


Cross References

Psalm 119:155

Salvation is far from the wicked, for they seek not nor hunger for Your statutes.

Psalm 127:5

Happy, blessed, and fortunate is the man whose quiver is filled with them! They will not be put to shame when they speak with their adversaries [in gatherings] at the [city's] gate.

Exodus 20:5

You shall not bow down yourself to them or serve them; for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generation of those who hate Me,

Job 1:19

And behold, there came a great [whirlwind] from the desert, and smote the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young people and they are dead, and I alone have escaped to tell you.

Job 4:10-11

The roaring of the lion and the voice of the fierce lion, and the teeth of the young lions are broken.

Job 8:4

If your children have sinned against Him, then He has delivered them into the power of their transgression.

Job 10:7

Although You know that I am not wicked or guilty and that there is none who can deliver me out of Your hand?

Job 18:16-19

The roots [of the wicked] shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his branch be cut off and wither.

Job 27:14

If his children are multiplied, it is for the sword; and his offspring will not have sufficient bread.

Psalm 7:2

Lest my foe tear my life [from my body] like a lion, dragging me away while there is none to deliver.

Psalm 109:9-15

Let his children be fatherless and his wife a widow.

Amos 5:12

For I know how manifold are your transgressions and how mighty are your sins -- "you who afflict the [uncompromisingly] righteous, who take a bribe, and who turn aside the needy in the [court of the city] gate from their right.

Luke 13:4-5

Or those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them -- "do you think that they were more guilty offenders (debtors) than all the others who dwelt in Jerusalem?

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