Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

How they have become a desolation in a moment! They are utterly consumed with terrors.

New American Standard Bible

How they are destroyed in a moment!
They are utterly swept away by sudden terrors!

King James Version

How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.

Holman Bible

How suddenly they become a desolation!
They come to an end, swept away by terrors.

International Standard Version

How desolate they quickly become, completely destroyed by calamities.

American Standard Version

How are they become a desolation in a moment! They are utterly consumed with terrors.

Amplified


How they are destroyed in a moment!
They are completely swept away by sudden terrors!

Bible in Basic English

How suddenly are they wasted! fears are the cause of their destruction.

Darby Translation

How are they suddenly made desolate! they pass away, consumed with terrors.

Julia Smith Translation

How they were for desolation as in a moment they perished; they were finished from sudden destruction.

King James 2000

How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.

Lexham Expanded Bible

How they become a desolation in a moment! They come to a complete end by terrors.

Modern King James verseion

How have they been brought into grief, as in a moment! They are fully eaten up with terrors,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O how suddenly do they consume, perish and come to a fearful end!

NET Bible

How desolate they become in a mere moment! Terrifying judgments make their demise complete!

New Heart English Bible

How they are suddenly destroyed. They are completely swept away with terrors.

The Emphasized Bible

How have they become desolate, as in a moment! They have ceased - come to an end, by reason of calamities.

Webster

How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.

World English Bible

How they are suddenly destroyed! They are completely swept away with terrors.

Youngs Literal Translation

How have they become a desolation as in a moment, They have been ended -- consumed from terrors.

Verse Info

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

18 Surely thou set them in slippery places. Thou cast them down to destruction. 19 How they have become a desolation in a moment! They are utterly consumed with terrors. 20 As a dream from awakening, O LORD, when thou waken, thou will despise their form.


Cross References

Numbers 16:21

Separate yourselves from among this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment.

Numbers 17:12-13

And the sons of Israel spoke to Moses, saying, Behold, we perish, we are undone, we are all undone.

1 Samuel 28:20

Then Saul fell straightway his full length upon the earth, and was greatly afraid because of the words of Samuel, and there was no strength in him, for he had eaten no bread all the day, nor all the night.

Job 15:21

A sound of terrors is in his ears. In prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

Job 18:11

Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall chase him at his heels.

Job 20:5

that the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the profane but for a moment?

Job 20:23-25

When he is about to fill his belly, [God] will cast the fierceness of his wrath upon him, and will rain it upon him while he is eating.

Psalm 58:9

Before your pots can feel the thorns, he will take them away with a whirlwind, the green and the burning alike.

Proverbs 28:1

A wicked man flees when no man pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion.

Isaiah 21:3-4

Therefore my loins are filled with anguish. Pangs have taken hold upon me, as the pangs of a woman in travail. I am pained so that I cannot hear. I am dismayed so that I cannot see.

Isaiah 30:13

therefore this iniquity shall be to you as a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a high wall, whose breaking comes suddenly in an instant.

Isaiah 47:11

Therefore evil shall come upon thee. Thou shall not know the dawning of it. And mischief shall fall upon thee. Thou shall not be able to put it away. And desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou know not.

Daniel 5:6

Then the king's countenance was changed in him, and his thoughts troubled him. And the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees smote one against another.

Acts 2:23

this man, having been designated (by the purpose and foreknowledge of God) a man delivered up, ye, having taken by lawless hands, killed, having crucified,

1 Thessalonians 5:3

For when they say, Peace and safety, then sudden destruction approaches them, as the woman having birth pangs in her womb, and they will, no, not escape.

Revelation 18:10

having stood from afar because of the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, the great city, Babylon, the mighty city! Because thy judgment has come in one hour.

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