Job 22:11
Good News Translation
It has grown so dark that you cannot see, and a flood overwhelms you.

Contemporary English Version
blinded by darkness, and drowned in a flood.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And didst thou think that thou shouldst not see darkness, and that thou shouldst not be covered with the violence of overflowing waters?

New American Bible
Or darkness—you cannot see! A deluge of waters covers you.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And didst thou think that thou shouldst not see darkness, and that thou shouldst not be covered with the violence of overflowing waters?

darkness

Job 18:6,18 The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and the lamp that is over him, shall be put out. . . .

Job 19:8 He hath hedged in my path round about, and I cannot pass, and in my way he hath set darkness.

Proverbs 4:19 My son, hearken to my words, and incline thy ear to my sayings.

Isaiah 8:22 And they shall look to the earth, and behold trouble and darkness, weakness and distress, and a mist following them, and they cannot fly away from their distress.

Lamentations 3:2 Aleph. He hath led me, and brought me into darkness, and not into light.

Joel 2:2,3 A day of darkness, and of gloominess, a day of clouds and whirlwinds: a numerous and strong people as the morning spread upon the mountains: the like to it hath not been from the beginning, nor shall be after it, even to the years of generation and generation. . . .

Matthew 8:12 But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into the exterior darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

abundance

Psalm 42:7 Deep calleth on deep, at the noise of thy flood-gates. All thy heights and thy billows have passed over me.

Psalm 69:1,2 Unto the end, for them that shall be changed; for David. [2] Save me, O God: for the waters are come in even unto my soul. . . .

Psalm 124:4 Perhaps the waters had swallowed us up.

Lamentations 3:54 Sade. Waters have flowed over my head: I said: I am cut off.

Jonah 2:3 And he said: I cried out of my affliction to the Lord, and he heard me: I cried out of the belly of hell, and thou hast heard my voice.

Context
Eliphaz Exhorts Job
10Therefore art thou surrounded with snares, and sudden fear troubleth thee. 11And didst thou think that thou shouldst not see darkness, and that thou shouldst not be covered with the violence of overflowing waters?12Dost not thou think that God is higher than heaven, and is elevated above the height of the stars?…
Cross References
Job 5:14
They shall meet with darkness in the day, and grope at noonday as in the night.

Job 11:16
Thou shalt also forget misery, and remember it only as waters that are passed away.

Job 24:18
He is light upon the face of the water: cursed be his portion on the earth, let him not walk by the way of the vineyards.

Job 38:34
Canst thou lift up thy voice to the clouds, that an abundance of waters may cover thee?

Psalm 69:1
Unto the end, for them that shall be changed; for David. [2] Save me, O God: for the waters are come in even unto my soul.

Psalm 69:2
I stick fast in the mire of the deep and there is no sure standing. I am come into the depth of the sea, and a tempest hath overwhelmed me.

Psalm 124:4
Perhaps the waters had swallowed us up.

Psalm 124:5
Our soul hath passed through a torrent: perhaps our soul had passed through a water insupportable.

Lamentations 3:54
Sade. Waters have flowed over my head: I said: I am cut off.

Additional Translations
it is so dark you cannot see, and a flood of water covers you.Or darkness, that you can not see; and abundance of waters cover you.

Or darkness, so that thou canst not see, And abundance of waters cover thee.

The light has proved darkness to thee, and water has covered thee on thy lying down.

Or darkness, that thou canst not see, and floods of waters cover thee.

Or darkness, that thou canst not see, and abundance of waters cover thee.

Or darkness, that thou canst not see; and abundance of waters cover thee.

or darkness, so that you can not see, and floods of waters cover you.

Or darkness -- thou dost not see, And abundance of waters doth cover thee.
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