Job 27:23
New International Version
It claps its hands in derision and hisses him out of his place.”

New Living Translation
But everyone jeers at them and mocks them.

English Standard Version
It claps its hands at him and hisses at him from its place.

Berean Study Bible
It claps its hands at him and hisses him out of his place.

King James Bible
Men shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.

New King James Version
Men shall clap their hands at him, And shall hiss him out of his place.

New American Standard Bible
People will clap their hands at him, And will whistle at him from their places.

NASB 1995
“Men will clap their hands at him And will hiss him from his place.

NASB 1977
Men will clap their hands at him, And will hiss him from his place.

Amplified Bible
“People will clap their hands at him [to mock and ridicule him] And hiss him out of his place.

Christian Standard Bible
It claps its hands at him and scoffs at him from its place.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It claps its hands at him and scorns him from its place.

American Standard Version
Men shall clap their hands at him, And shall hiss him out of his place.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
His hand will strike upon them and he will hiss at them from his place

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He shall cause men to clap their hands against them, and shall hiss him out of his place.

Contemporary English Version
At last, the wind will celebrate because they are gone.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall clasp his hands upon him, and shall hiss at him, beholding his place.

English Revised Version
Men shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.

Good News Translation
The wind howls at them as they run, frightening them with destructive power.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
It claps its hands over him. It whistles at him from his own place.

International Standard Version
but it will clap its hands over him, hissing at him as it lunges toward him."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Men shall clap their hands at him, And shall hiss him out of his place.

Literal Standard Version
It claps its hands at him, And it hisses at him from his place.”

NET Bible
It claps its hands at him in derision and hisses him away from his place.

New Heart English Bible
Men shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.

World English Bible
Men shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.

Young's Literal Translation
It clappeth at him its hands, And it hisseth at him from his place.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Wicked Man's Portion
22It hurls itself against him without mercy as he flees headlong from its power. 23It claps its hands at him and hisses him out of his place.

Cross References
Job 7:10
He never returns to his house; his place remembers him no more.

Job 18:18
He is driven from light into darkness and is chased from the inhabited world.

Job 20:8
He will fly away like a dream, never to be found; he will be chased away like a vision in the night.

Job 28:1
"Surely there is a mine for silver and a place where gold is refined.

Job 34:37
For he adds rebellion to his sin; he claps his hands among us and multiplies his words against God."

Lamentations 2:15
All who pass by clap their hands at you in scorn. They hiss and shake their heads at the Daughter of Jerusalem: "Is this the city that was called the perfection of beauty, the joy of all the earth?"

Ezekiel 25:6
For this is what the Lord GOD says: 'Because you clapped your hands and stomped your feet and rejoiced over the land of Israel with a heart full of contempt,


Treasury of Scripture

Men shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.

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Esther 9:22-25
As the days wherein the Jews rested from their enemies, and the month which was turned unto them from sorrow to joy, and from mourning into a good day: that they should make them days of feasting and joy, and of sending portions one to another, and gifts to the poor…

Proverbs 11:10
When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.

Lamentations 2:15
All that pass by clap their hands at thee; they hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that men call The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?

hiss him

1 Kings 9:8
And at this house, which is high, every one that passeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss; and they shall say, Why hath the LORD done thus unto this land, and to this house?

Jeremiah 19:8
And I will make this city desolate, and an hissing; every one that passeth thereby shall be astonished and hiss because of all the plagues thereof.

Micah 6:16
For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house of Ahab, and ye walk in their counsels; that I should make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof an hissing: therefore ye shall bear the reproach of my people.









Verse 23. - Men shall clap their hands at him. Applauding, i.e. the just judgment of God upon him. And shall hiss him out of his place. Accompany with hisses his final ruin and downfall - hissing him, while they applaud the action of God in respect to him.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
It claps
יִשְׂפֹּ֣ק (yiś·pōq)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5606: To clap the hands, of satisfaction, to be enough, of excess, to vomit

its hands
כַפֵּ֑ימוֹ (ḵap·pê·mōw)
Noun - fdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3709: Hollow or flat of the hand, palm, sole (of the foot), a pan

at him
עָלֵ֣ימוֹ (‘ā·lê·mōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

and hisses
וְיִשְׁרֹ֥ק (wə·yiš·rōq)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8319: To be shrill, to whistle, hiss

him
עָ֝לָ֗יו (‘ā·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

out of his place.
מִמְּקֹמֽוֹ׃ (mim·mə·qō·mōw)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4725: A standing, a spot, a condition


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