Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

How have they become a desolation as in a moment, They have been ended -- consumed from 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!

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.

Verse Info

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

18 Only, in slippery places Thou dost set them, Thou hast caused them to fall to desolations. 19 How have they become a desolation as in a moment, They have been ended -- consumed from terrors. 20 As a dream from awakening, O Lord, In awaking, their image Thou despisest.


Cross References

Numbers 16:21

'Be ye separated from the midst of this company, and I consume them in a moment;'

Numbers 17:12-13

And the sons of Israel speak unto Moses, saying, 'Lo, we have expired; we have perished; we have all of us perished;

1 Samuel 28:20

And Saul hasteth and falleth -- the fulness of his stature -- to the earth, and feareth greatly because of the words of Samuel; also power was not in him, for he had not eaten bread all the day, and all the night.

Job 15:21

A fearful voice is in his ears, In peace doth a destroyer come to him.

Job 18:11

Round about terrified him have terrors, And they have scattered him -- at his feet.

Job 20:5

That the singing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the profane for a moment,

Job 20:23-25

It cometh to pass, at the filling of his belly, He sendeth forth against him The fierceness of His anger, Yea, He raineth on him in his eating.

Psalm 58:9

Before your pots discern the bramble, As well the raw as the heated He whirleth away.

Proverbs 28:1

The wicked have fled and there is no pursuer. And the righteous as a young lion is confident.

Isaiah 21:3-4

Therefore filled have been my loins with great pain, Pangs have seized me as pangs of a travailing woman, I have been bent down by hearing, I have been troubled by seeing.

Isaiah 30:13

Therefore is this iniquity to you as a breach falling, Swelled out in a wall set on high, Whose destruction suddenly, at an instant cometh.

Isaiah 47:11

And come in on thee hath evil, Thou knowest not its rising, And fall on thee doth mischief, Thou art not able to pacify it, And come on thee suddenly doth desolation, Thou knowest not.

Daniel 5:6

then the king's countenance hath changed, and his thoughts do trouble him, and the joints of his loins are loosed, and his knees are smiting one against another.

Acts 2:23

this one, by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, being given out, having taken by lawless hands, having crucified -- ye did slay;

1 Thessalonians 5:3

for when they may say, Peace and surety, then sudden destruction doth stand by them, as the travail doth her who is with child, and they shall not escape;

Revelation 18:10

from afar having stood because of the fear of her torment, saying, Woe, woe, the great city! Babylon, the strong city! because in one hour did come thy judgment.

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