2 Chronicles 15:5
New International Version
In those days it was not safe to travel about, for all the inhabitants of the lands were in great turmoil.

New Living Translation
“During those dark times, it was not safe to travel. Problems troubled the people of every land.

English Standard Version
In those times there was no peace to him who went out or to him who came in, for great disturbances afflicted all the inhabitants of the lands.

Berean Study Bible
In those days there was no safety for travelers, because the residents of the lands had many conflicts.

King James Bible
And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in, but great vexations were upon all the inhabitants of the countries.

New King James Version
And in those times there was no peace to the one who went out, nor to the one who came in, but great turmoil was on all the inhabitants of the lands.

New American Standard Bible
In those times there was no peace for him who went out or him who came in, because many disturbances afflicted all the inhabitants of the lands.

NASB 1995
“In those times there was no peace to him who went out or to him who came in, for many disturbances afflicted all the inhabitants of the lands.

NASB 1977
“And in those times there was no peace to him who went out or to him who came in, for many disturbances afflicted all the inhabitants of the lands.

Amplified Bible
In those times there was no peace for him who went out or for him who came in, for great suffering came on all the inhabitants of the lands.

Christian Standard Bible
In those times there was no peace for those who went about their daily activities because the residents of the lands had many conflicts.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In those times there was no peace for those who went about their daily activities because the residents of the lands had many conflicts.

American Standard Version
And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in; but great vexations were upon all the inhabitants of the lands.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And in these former times when we were not in awe of our God, there was no peace to him who went out neither to him who came in, because great evil had come on all the inhabitants of the land.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And in that time there is no peace to one going out, or to one coming in, for the terror of the Lord is upon all that inhabit the lands.

Contemporary English Version
There was so much confusion in those days that it wasn't safe to go anywhere in Israel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
At that time there shall be no peace to him that goeth out and cometh in, but terrors on every side among all the inhabitants of the earth.

English Revised Version
And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in, but great vexations were upon all the inhabitants of the lands.

Good News Translation
In those days no one could come and go in safety, because there was trouble and disorder in every land.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
At those times no one could come and go in peace, because everyone living in the land had a lot of turmoil.

International Standard Version
"During those days, it wasn't safe for anyone to come and go, because many civil disturbances afflicted everyone who lived in the territories.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in, but great discomfitures were upon all the inhabitants of the lands.

Literal Standard Version
and in those times there is no peace for him who is going out, and for him who is coming in, for many troubles [are] on all the inhabitants of the lands,

NET Bible
In those days no one could travel safely, for total chaos had overtaken all the people of the surrounding lands.

New Heart English Bible
In those times there was no peace to him who went out, nor to him who came in; but great troubles were on all the inhabitants of the lands.

World English Bible
In those times there was no peace to him who went out, nor to him who came in; but great troubles were on all the inhabitants of the lands.

Young's Literal Translation
and in those times there is no peace to him who is going out, and to him who is coming in, for many troubles are on all the inhabitants of the lands,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Prophecy of Azariah
4But in their distress they turned to the LORD, the God of Israel, and sought Him, and He was found by them. 5In those days there was no safety for travelers, because the residents of the lands had many conflicts. 6Nation was crushed by nation, and city by city, for God afflicted them with all kinds of adversity.…

Cross References
Judges 5:6
In the days of Shamgar son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were deserted and the travelers took the byways.

Zechariah 8:10
For before those days neither man nor beast received wages, nor was there safety from the enemy for anyone who came or went, for I had turned every man against his neighbor.


Treasury of Scripture

And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in, but great vexations were on all the inhabitants of the countries.

no peace

Judges 5:6
In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travellers walked through byways.

1 Samuel 13:6
When the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait, (for the people were distressed,) then the people did hide themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in high places, and in pits.

Psalm 121:8
The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.

great vexations

Matthew 24:6,7
And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet…

Luke 21:25
And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;









(5) And in those times.--The "many days" cf. 2Chronicles 15:3; the times of national unfaithfulness.

There was no peace . . . came in.--(See Judges 5:6; Judges 5:11; Judges 6:11.)

But great vexations.--For great confusions (meh-moth). (See Deuteronomy 28:20, where meh-mah, "confusion" or "discomfiture," is foretold as a punishment of apostacy. Here the meaning seems to be tumults, as in Amos 3:9. "The countries" are the territories or provinces of Israel, as in 2Chronicles 34:33. . . .

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
In those
הָהֵ֔ם (hā·hêm)
Article | Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

days
וּבָעִתִּ֣ים (ū·ḇā·‘it·tîm)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - common plural
Strong's 6251: Perhaps young

there was no
אֵ֥ין (’ên)
Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

safety
שָׁל֖וֹם (šā·lō·wm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7965: Safe, well, happy, friendly, welfare, health, prosperity, peace

for travelers,
לַיּוֹצֵ֣א (lay·yō·w·ṣê)
Preposition-l, Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

because
כִּ֚י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

the residents
יוֹשְׁבֵ֖י (yō·wō·šə·ḇê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

of the lands
הָאֲרָצֽוֹת׃ (hā·’ă·rā·ṣō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 776: Earth, land

had
עַ֥ל (‘al)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

many
רַבּ֔וֹת (rab·bō·wṯ)
Adjective - feminine plural
Strong's 7227: Much, many, great

conflicts.
מְהוּמֹ֣ת (mə·hū·mōṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 4103: Tumult, confusion, disquietude, discomfiture


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