Job 15:21
Good News Translation
Voices of terror will scream in their ears, and robbers attack when they think they are safe.

Contemporary English Version
Even in times of success, they constantly hear the threat of doom.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sound of dread is always in his ears: and when there is peace, he always suspecteth treason.

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The sound of dread is always in his ears: and when there is peace, he always suspecteth treason.

dreadful sound.

Job 18:11 Fears shall terrify him on every side, and shall entangle his feet.

Genesis 3:9,10 And the Lord God called Adam, and said to him: Where art thou? . . .

Leviticus 26:36 And as to them that shall remain of you I will send fear in their hearts in the countries of their enemies. The sound of a flying leaf shall terrify them: and they shall flee as it were from the sword. They shall fall, when no man pursueth them.

2 Kings 7:6 For the Lord had made them hear, in the camp of Syria, the noise of chariots, and of horses, and of a very great army: and they said one to another: Behold, the king of Israel hath hired against us the kings of the Hethites, and of the Egyptians; and they are come upon us.

Proverbs 1:26,27 When sudden calamity shall fall on you, and destruction, as a tempest, shall be at hand: when tribulation and distress shall come upon you: . . .

in prosperity

Job 1:13-19 Now upon a certain day, when his sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine, in the house of their eldest brother, . . .

Job 20:5-7,22-24 That the praise of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment. . . .

Leviticus 26:36 And as to them that shall remain of you I will send fear in their hearts in the countries of their enemies. The sound of a flying leaf shall terrify them: and they shall flee as it were from the sword. They shall fall, when no man pursueth them.

1 Samuel 25:36-38 And Abigail came to Nabal: and behold he had a feast in his house, like the feast of a king: and Nabal's heart was merry, for he was very drunk: and she told him nothing less or more until morning. . . .

Psalm 73:18-20 But indeed for deceits thou hast put it to them: when they were lifted up thou hast cast them down. . . .

Psalm 92:7 When the wicked shall spring up as grass: and all the workers of iniquity shall appear: That they may perish for ever and ever:

Acts 12:21-23 And upon a day appointed, Herod being arrayed in kingly apparel, sat in the judgment seat and made an oration to them. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:3 For when they shall say: Peace and security; then shall sudden destruction come upon them, as the pains upon her that is with child, and they shall not escape.

the destroyer

1 Corinthians 10:10 Neither do you murmur, as some of them murmured and were destroyed by the destroyer.

Revelation 9:11 A king, the angel of the bottomless pit (whose name in Hebrew is Abaddon and in Greek Apollyon, in Latin Exterminans).

Context
Eliphaz: Job Does Not Fear God
20The wicked man is proud all his days, and the number of the years of his tyranny is uncertain. 21The sound of dread is always in his ears: and when there is peace, he always suspecteth treason.22He believeth not that he may return from darkness to light, looking round about for the sword on every side.…
Cross References
1 Thessalonians 5:3
For when they shall say: Peace and security; then shall sudden destruction come upon them, as the pains upon her that is with child, and they shall not escape.

Job 15:24
Tribulation shall terrify him, and distress shall surround him, as a king that is prepared for the battle.

Job 18:11
Fears shall terrify him on every side, and shall entangle his feet.

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

Job 20:21
There was nothing left of his meat, and therefore nothing shall continue of his goods:

Job 20:25
The sword is drawn out, and cometh forth from its scabbard, and glittereth in his bitterness: the terrible ones shall go and come upon him.

Job 22:10
Therefore art thou surrounded with snares, and sudden fear troubleth thee.

Job 24:17
If the morning suddenly appear, it is to them the shadow of death: and they walk in darkness as if it were in light.

Job 27:20
Poverty like water shall take hold on him, a tempest shall oppress him in the night:

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

Additional Translations
Sounds of terror fill his ears; in his prosperity the destroyer attacks him.A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come on him.

A sound of terrors is in his ears; In prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

And his terror is in his ears: just when he seems to be at peace, his overthrow will come.

The sound of terrors is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer cometh upon him.

A sound of terrors is in his ears; in prosperity the spoiler shall come upon him:

A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

A sound of terrors is in his ears. In prosperity the destroyer shall come on him.

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