Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

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!

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 put them in slippery places; you bring them down to ruin. 19 How desolate they become in a mere moment! Terrifying judgments make their demise complete! 20 They are like a dream after one wakes up. O Lord, when you awake you will despise them.


Cross References

Numbers 16:21

"Separate yourselves from among this community, that I may consume them in an instant."

Numbers 17:12-13

The Israelites said to Moses, "We are bound to die! We perish, we all perish!

1 Samuel 28:20

Saul quickly fell full length on the ground and was very afraid because of Samuel's words. He was completely drained of energy, not having eaten anything all that day and night.

Job 15:21

Terrifying sounds fill his ears; in a time of peace marauders attack him.

Job 18:11

Terrors frighten him on all sides and dog his every step.

Job 20:5

that the elation of the wicked is brief, the joy of the godless lasts but a moment.

Job 20:23-25

"While he is filling his belly, God sends his burning anger against him, and rains down his blows upon him.

Psalm 58:9

Before the kindling is even placed under your pots, he will sweep it away along with both the raw and cooked meat.

Proverbs 28:1

The wicked person flees when there is no one pursuing, but the righteous person is as confident as a lion.

Isaiah 21:3-4

For this reason my stomach churns; cramps overwhelm me like the contractions of a woman in labor. I am disturbed by what I hear, horrified by what I see.

Isaiah 30:13

So this sin will become your downfall. You will be like a high wall that bulges and cracks and is ready to collapse; it crumbles suddenly, in a flash.

Isaiah 47:11

Disaster will overtake you; you will not know how to charm it away. Destruction will fall on you; you will not be able to appease it. Calamity will strike you suddenly, before you recognize it.

Daniel 5:6

Then all the color drained from the king's face and he became alarmed. The joints of his hips gave way, and his knees began knocking together.

Acts 2:23

this man, who was handed over by the predetermined plan and foreknowledge of God, you executed by nailing him to a cross at the hands of Gentiles.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

Now when they are saying, "There is peace and security," then sudden destruction comes on them, like labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will surely not escape.

Revelation 18:10

They will stand a long way off because they are afraid of her torment, and will say, "Woe, woe, O great city, Babylon the powerful city! For in a single hour your doom has come!"

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