Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

Amplified

How 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

How they are brought into desolation, as in a moment! They have come to an end; they are utterly 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 Indeed, You put them in slippery places;
You make them fall into ruin.
19 How suddenly they become a desolation!
They come to an end, swept away by terrors.
20 Like one waking from a dream,
Lord, when arising, You will despise their image.


Cross References

Numbers 16:21

“Separate yourselves from this community so I may consume them instantly.”

Numbers 17:12-13

Then the Israelites declared to Moses, “Look, we’re perishing! We’re lost; we’re all lost!

1 Samuel 28:20

Immediately, Saul fell flat on the ground. He was terrified by Samuel’s words and was also weak because he hadn’t had any food all day and all night.

Job 15:21

Dreadful sounds fill his ears;
when he is at peace, a robber attacks him.

Job 18:11

Terrors frighten him on every side
and harass him at every step.

Job 20:5

the joy of the wicked has been brief
and the happiness of the godless has lasted only a moment?

Job 20:23-25

When he fills his stomach,
God will send His burning anger against him,
raining it down on him while he is eating.

Psalm 58:9

Before your pots can feel the heat of the thorns—
whether green or burning—
He will sweep them away.

Proverbs 28:1

The wicked flee when no one is pursuing them,
but the righteous are as bold as a lion.

Isaiah 21:3-4

Therefore I am filled with anguish.
Pain grips me, like the pain of a woman in labor.
I am too perplexed to hear,
too dismayed to see.

Isaiah 30:13

this iniquity of yours will be
like a spreading breach,
a bulge in a high wall
whose collapse will come in an instant—suddenly!

Isaiah 47:11

But disaster will happen to you;
you will not know how to avert it.
And it will fall on you,
but you will be unable to ward it off.
Devastation will happen to you suddenly
and unexpectedly.

Daniel 5:6

his face turned pale, and his thoughts so terrified him that his hip joints shook and his knees knocked together.

Acts 2:23

Though He was delivered up according to God’s determined plan and foreknowledge, you used lawless people to nail Him to a cross and kill Him.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

When they say, “Peace and security,” then sudden destruction comes on them, like labor pains come on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.

Revelation 18:10

They will stand far off in fear of her torment, saying:Woe, woe, the great city,
Babylon, the mighty city!
For in a single hour
your judgment has come.

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