Job 11:20
Good News Translation
But the wicked will look around in despair and find that there is no way to escape. Their one hope is that death will come.

Contemporary English Version
But those who are evil will go blind and lose their way. Their only escape is death!

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the eyes of the wicked shall decay, and the way to escape shall fail them, and their hope the abomination of the soul.

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But the eyes of the wicked shall decay, and the way to escape shall fail them, and their hope the abomination of the soul.

the eyes

Job 31:16 If I have denied to the poor what they desired, and have made the eyes of the widow wait:

Leviticus 26:16 I also will do these things to you. I will quickly visit you with poverty, and burning heat, which shall waste your eyes, and consume your lives. You shall sow your seed in vain, which shall be devoured by your enemies.

Deuteronomy 28:65 Neither shalt thou be quiet, even in those nations, nor shall there be any rest for the sole of thy foot. For the Lord will give thee a fearful heart, and languishing eyes, and a soul consumed with pensiveness:

Psalm 69:3 I have laboured with crying; my jaws are become hoarse, my eyes have failed, whilst I hope in my God.

Lamentations 4:17 Ain. While we were yet standing, our eyes failed, expecting help for us in vain, when we looked attentively towards a nation that was not able to save.

they shall not escape.

Amos 2:14 And flight shall perish from the swift, and the valiant shall not possess his strength, neither shall the strong save his life.

Amos 5:19,20 As if a man should flee from the face of a lion, and a bear should meet him: or enter into the house, and lean with his hand upon the wall, and a serpent should bite him. . . .

Amos 9:1-3 They that swear by the sin of Samaria, and say: Thy God, O Dan, liveth: and the way of Bersabee liveth: and they shall fall, and shall rise no more. . . .

Hebrews 2:3 How shall we escape if we neglect so great salvation? Which, having begun to be declared by the Lord, was confirmed unto us by them that heard him.

their hope

Job 8:13,14 Even so are the ways of all that forget God, and the hope of the hypocrite shall perish: . . .

Job 18:14 Let his confidence be rooted out of his tabernacle, and let destruction tread upon him like a king.

Job 27:8 For what is the hope of the hypocrite if through covetousness he take by violence, and God deliver not his soul?

Proverbs 10:24 As a tempest that passeth, so the wicked shall be no more: but the just is as an everlasting foundation.

Proverbs 20:20 He that curseth his father, and mother, his lamp shall be put out in the midst of darkness.

Luke 16:23-26 And lifting up his eyes when he was in torments, he saw Abraham afar off and Lazarus in his bosom: . . .

the giving up of the ghost.

Context
Zophar Rebukes Job
19Thou shalt rest, and there shall be none to make thee afraid: and many shall entreat thy face. 20But the eyes of the wicked shall decay, and the way to escape shall fail them, and their hope the abomination of the soul.
Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:65
Neither shalt thou be quiet, even in those nations, nor shall there be any rest for the sole of thy foot. For the Lord will give thee a fearful heart, and languishing eyes, and a soul consumed with pensiveness:

Job 6:9
And that he that hath begun may destroy me, that he may let loose his hand, and cut me off?

Job 8:13
Even so are the ways of all that forget God, and the hope of the hypocrite shall perish:

Job 12:1
Then Job answered, and said:

Job 17:5
He promiseth a prey to his companions, and the eyes of his children shall fail.

Job 27:8
For what is the hope of the hypocrite if through covetousness he take by violence, and God deliver not his soul?

Job 27:22
And he shall cast upon him, and shall not spare: out of his hand he would willingly flee.

Job 34:22
There is no darkness, and there is no shadow of death, where they may be hid who work iniquity.

Psalm 142:4
I looked on my right hand, and beheld, and there was no one that would know me. Flight hath failed me: and there is no one that hath regard to my soul.

Proverbs 10:28
The strength of the upright is the way of the Lord: and fear to them that work evil.

Jeremiah 25:35
And the shepherds shall have no way to flee, nor the leaders of the flock to save themselves.

Additional Translations
But the eyes of the wicked will fail, their escape route will be cut off, and they will hope for their last breath.”But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope shall be as the giving up of the ghost.

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, And they shall have no way to flee; And their hope shall be the giving up of the ghost.

But safety shall fail them; for their hope is destruction, and the eyes of the ungodly shall waste away.

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and [all] refuge shall vanish from them, and their hope [shall be] the breathing out of life.

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall have no way to flee, and their hope shall be the giving up of the ghost.

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope shall be as the expiration of the breath.

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail. They shall have no way to flee. Their hope shall be the giving up of the spirit."

And the eyes of the wicked are consumed, And refuge hath perished from them, And their hope is a breathing out of soul!
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