Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

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!

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 them in slippery places. You throw them down to destruction. 19 How they are suddenly destroyed. They are completely swept away with terrors. 20 As a dream when one wakes up, so, Lord, when you awake, you will despise their fantasies.


Cross References

Numbers 16:21

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

Numbers 17:12-13

The children of Israel spoke to Moses, saying, "Behold, we perish. We are undone. We are all undone.

1 Samuel 28:20

Then Saul fell immediately his full length on the earth, and was terrified, because of the words of Samuel. 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 on 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, the joy of the godless but for a moment?

Job 20:23-25

When he is about to fill his belly, God will cast the fierceness of his wrath on him. It will rain on him while he is eating.

Psalm 58:9

Before your pots can feel the heat of the thorns, he will sweep away the green and the burning alike.

Proverbs 28:1

The wicked flee when no one pursues; but the righteous are as bold as a lion.

Isaiah 21:3-4

Therefore my thighs are filled with anguish. Pains have taken hold on me, like the pains of a woman in labor. I am in so much pain that I can't hear. I so am dismayed that I can't see.

Isaiah 30:13

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

Isaiah 47:11

Therefore disaster will come on you; you won't know when it dawns: and calamity will fall on you; you will not be able to put it away: and desolation shall come on you suddenly and unexpectedly.

Daniel 5:6

Then the king's face was turned pale, and his thoughts troubled him; and the joints of his thighs gave way, and his knees began knocking together.

Acts 2:23

him, being delivered up by the determined counsel and foreknowledge of God, by the hand of lawless men, crucified and killed;

1 Thessalonians 5:3

For when they are saying, "Peace and safety," then sudden destruction will come on them, like birth pains on a pregnant woman; and they will in no way escape.

Revelation 18:10

standing far away for the fear of her torment, saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city. For your judgment has come in one hour.'

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