Parallel Verses

King James Version

How are they brought into desolation, as 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!

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.

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 didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction. 19 How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors. 20 As a dream when one awaketh; so, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image.


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 children of Israel spake unto Moses, saying, Behold, we die, we perish, we all perish.

1 Samuel 28:20

Then Saul fell straightway all along on the earth, and was sore 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 dreadful sound 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 drive him to his feet.

Job 20:5

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Job 20:23-25

When he is about to fill his belly, God shall cast the fury of his wrath upon him, and shall rain it upon him while he is eating.

Psalm 58:9

Before your pots can feel the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in his wrath.

Proverbs 28:1

The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.

Isaiah 21:3-4

Therefore are my loins filled with pain: pangs have taken hold upon me, as the pangs of a woman that travaileth: I was bowed down at the hearing of it; I was dismayed at the seeing of it.

Isaiah 30:13

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

Isaiah 47:11

Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know from whence it riseth: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it off: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.

Daniel 5:6

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

Acts 2:23

Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain:

1 Thessalonians 5:3

For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.

Revelation 18:10

Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.

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