New American Standard Bible
"He does not believe that he will return from darkness, And he is destined for the sword.
King James Bible
He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword.
Darby Bible Translation
He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is singled out for the sword.
World English Bible
He doesn't believe that he shall return out of darkness. He is waited for by the sword.
Young's Literal Translation
He believeth not to return from darkness, And watched is he for the sword.
Job 15:22 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness - Darkness is used in the Bible, as elsewhere, to denote calamity; and the meaning here is, that the wicked man has not confidence (יאמין לא lo' ya'amı̂yn), that he shall return safely from impending danger. He is in constant dread of assassination, or of some fearful evil. He is never secure; his mind is never calm; he lives in constant dread. This is still an accurate description of a man with a guilty conscience; for such a man lives in constant fear, and never feels any security that he is safe.
And he is waited for of the sword - That is, he is destined for the sword. Gesenius.
LibraryOf Meditation Upon the Hidden Judgments of God, that we May not be Lifted up Because of Our Well-Doing
Thou sendest forth Thy judgments against me, O Lord, and shakest all my bones with fear and trembling, and my soul trembleth exceedingly. I stand astonished, and remember that the heavens are not clean in thy sight.(1) If Thou chargest Thine angels with folly, and didst spare them not, how shall it be unto me? Stars have fallen from heaven, and what shall I dare who am but dust? They whose works seemed to be praiseworthy, fell into the lowest depths, and they who did eat Angels' food, them have …
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ
Meditations to Stir us up to Morning Prayer.
The Hebrew Sages and their Proverbs
Man's Inability to Keep the Moral Law
"He wanders about for food, saying, 'Where is it?' He knows that a day of darkness is at hand.
"He will not escape from darkness; The flame will wither his shoots, And by the breath of His mouth he will go away.
"Then be afraid of the sword for yourselves, For wrath brings the punishment of the sword, So that you may know there is judgment."
"Though his sons are many, they are destined for the sword; And his descendants will not be satisfied with bread.
He keeps back his soul from the pit, And his life from passing over into Sheol.
"But if they do not hear, they shall perish by the sword And they will die without knowledge.
Jump to PreviousBelieve Believeth Dark Darkness Destined Escaping Fate Hope Marked Safe Singled Sword Waited Watched
Jump to NextBelieve Believeth Dark Darkness Destined Escaping Fate Hope Marked Safe Singled Sword Waited Watched
LinksJob 15:22 NIV
Job 15:22 NLT
Job 15:22 ESV
Job 15:22 NASB
Job 15:22 KJV
Job 15:22 Bible Apps
Job 15:22 Biblia Paralela
Job 15:22 Chinese Bible
Job 15:22 French Bible
Job 15:22 German Bible
Job 15:22 Commentaries