Job 5:21
Good News Translation
God will rescue you from slander; he will save you when destruction comes.

Contemporary English Version
You will be sheltered, without fear of hurtful words or any other weapon.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt be hidden from the scourge of the tongue: and thou shalt not fear calamity when it cometh.

New American Bible
From the scourge of the tongue you shall be hidden, and you shall not fear approaching ruin.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thou shalt be hidden from the scourge of the tongue: and thou shalt not fear calamity when it cometh.

be hid.

Psalm 31:20 Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy face, from the disturbance of men. Thou shalt protect them in thy tabernacle from the contradiction of tongues.

Psalm 55:21 They are divided by the wrath of his countenance, and his heart hath drawn near. His words are smoother than oil, and the same are darts.

Psalm 57:4 And he hath delivered my soul from the midst of the young lions. I slept troubled. The sons of men, whose teeth are weapons and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Proverbs 12:18 There is that promiseth, and is pricked as it were with a sword of conscience: but the tongue of the wise is health.

Isaiah 54:17 No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper: and every tongue that resisteth thee in judgment, thou shalt condemn. This is the inheritance of the servants of the Lord, and their justice with me, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 18:18 And they said: Come, and let us invent devices against Jeremiah: for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet: come, and let us strike him with the tongue, and let us give no heed to all his words.

James 3:5-8 Even so the tongue is indeed a little member and boasteth great things. Behold how small a fire kindleth a great wood. . . .

from the scourge.

Psalm 91:5-7 His truth shall compass thee with a shield: thou shalt not be afraid of the terror of the night. . . .

Context
Eliphaz Continues: God Blesses those who Seek Him
20In famine he shall deliver thee from death; and in battle, from the hand of the sword. 21Thou shalt be hidden from the scourge of the tongue: and thou shalt not fear calamity when it cometh.22In destruction and famine thou shalt laugh: and thou shalt not be afraid of the beasts of the earth.…
Cross References
Job 5:15
But he shall save the needy from the sword of their mouth, and the poor from the hand of the violent.

Psalm 31:20
Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy face, from the disturbance of men. Thou shalt protect them in thy tabernacle from the contradiction of tongues.

Psalm 91:5
His truth shall compass thee with a shield: thou shalt not be afraid of the terror of the night.

Psalm 91:6
Of the arrow that flieth in the day, of the business that walketh about in the dark: of invasion, or of the noonday devil.

Proverbs 3:25
For the Lord will be at thy side, and will keep thy foot that thou be not taken.

Additional Translations
You will be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, and need not fear destruction when it comes.You shall be hid from the whip of the tongue: neither shall you be afraid of destruction when it comes.

Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue; Neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

He shall hide thee from the scourge of the tongue: and thou shalt not be afraid of coming evils.

Thou shalt be hidden from the scourge of the tongue; and thou shalt not be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue; neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue: neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

You shall be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, neither shall you be afraid of destruction when it comes.

When the tongue scourgeth thou art hid, And thou art not afraid of destruction, When it cometh.
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