Job 18:12
Good News Translation
They used to be rich, but now they go hungry; disaster stands and waits at their side.

Contemporary English Version
Starving, they run, only to meet disaster,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let his strength be wasted with famine, and let hunger invade his ribs.

New American Bible
His strength is famished, disaster is ready at his side,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let his strength be wasted with famine, and let hunger invade his ribs.

hunger-bitten

Job 15:23,24 When he moveth himself to seek bread, he knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand. . . .

1 Samuel 2:5,36 They that were full before, have hired out themselves for bread: and the hungry are filled, so that the barren hath borne many: and she that had many children is weakened. . . .

Psalm 34:10 The rich have wanted, and have suffered hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not be deprived of any good.

Psalm 109:10 Let his children be carried about vagabonds, and beg; and let them be cast out of their dwellings.

destruction

Psalm 7:12-14 Except you will be converted, he will brandish his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready. . . .

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.

2 Peter 2:3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you. Whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not: and their perdition slumbereth not.

Context
Bildad: God Punishes the Wicked
11Fears shall terrify him on every side, and shall entangle his feet. 12Let his strength be wasted with famine, and let hunger invade his ribs.13Let it devour the beauty of his skin, let the firstborn death consume his arms.…
Cross References
Job 31:3
Is not destruction to the wicked, and aversion to them that work iniquity?

Isaiah 8:21
And they shall pass by it, they shall fall, and be hungry: and when they shall be hungry, they will be angry, and curse their king, and their God, and look upwards.

Additional Translations
His strength is depleted, and calamity is ready at his side.His strength shall be extremely hungry, and destruction shall be ready at his side.

His strength shall be hunger-bitten, And calamity shall be ready at his side.

vex him with distressing hunger: and a signal destruction has been prepared for him.

His strength is hunger-bitten, and calamity is ready at his side.

His strength shall be hunger-bitten and calamity shall be ready for his halting.

His strength shall be hunger-bitten, and destruction shall be ready at his side.

His strength shall be famished. Calamity shall be ready at his side.

Hungry is his sorrow, And calamity is ready at his side.
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