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

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

How are they become a desolation in a moment! They are utterly consumed with 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 You set the wicked-minded and immoral on slippery places;
You cast them down to destruction.
19 
How they are destroyed in a moment!
They are completely swept away by sudden terrors!
20
Like a dream [which seems real] until one awakens,
O Lord, when stirred, [You observe the wicked], You will despise their image.


Cross References

Numbers 16:21

“Separate yourselves from among this congregation, so that I may consume them immediately.”

Numbers 17:12-13

The sons of Israel said to Moses, “Look, we perish, we are doomed, all doomed!

1 Samuel 28:20

Then Saul immediately fell full length on the earth [floor of the medium’s house], and was very afraid because of Samuel’s words; and he was thoroughly exhausted because he had not eaten all day and all night.

Job 15:21


“A [dreadful] sound of terrors is in his ears;
While at peace and in a time of prosperity the destroyer comes upon him [the tent of the robber is not at peace].

Job 18:11


“Terrors frighten him on every side
And chase at his heels.

Job 20:5


That the triumphing of the wicked is short,
And the joy of the godless is only for a moment?

Job 20:23-25


“When he fills his belly,
God will send His fierce anger on him
And will rain it upon him while he is eating.

Psalm 58:9


Before your cooking pots can feel the fire of thorns [burning under them as fuel],
He will sweep them away with a whirlwind, the green and the burning ones alike.

Proverbs 28:1

The wicked flee when no one pursues them,
But the righteous are as bold as a lion.

Isaiah 21:3-4


Therefore [continues Isaiah] my loins are filled with anguish;
Pains have seized me like the pains of a woman in childbirth;
I am so bent and bewildered that I cannot hear, I am so terrified that I cannot see.

Isaiah 30:13


Therefore this wickedness [this sin, this injustice, this wrongdoing] will be to you
Like a crack [in a wall] about to fall,
A bulge in a high wall,
Whose collapse comes suddenly in an instant,

Isaiah 47:11


“Therefore disaster will come on you;
You will not know how to make it disappear [with your magic].
And disaster will fall on you
For which you cannot atone [with all your offerings to your gods];
And destruction about which you do not know
Will come on you suddenly.

Daniel 5:6

Then the king’s face grew pale, and his thoughts alarmed him; the joints and muscles of his hips and back weakened and his knees began knocking together.

Acts 2:23

this Man, when handed over [to the Roman authorities] according to the predetermined decision and foreknowledge of God, you nailed to a cross and put to death by the hands of lawless and godless men.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

While they are saying, “Peace and safety [all is well and secure!]” then [in a moment unforeseen] destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains on a woman with child, and they will absolutely not escape [for there will be no way to escape the judgment of the Lord].

Revelation 18:10

standing a long way off, in fear of her torment, saying, ‘Woe, woe, the great city, the strong city, Babylon! In a single hour your judgment has come.’

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