New International Version
Distress and anguish fill him with terror; troubles overwhelm him, like a king poised to attack,
King James Bible
Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.
Darby Bible Translation
Distress and anguish make him afraid; they prevail against him, as a king ready for the battle.
World English Bible
Distress and anguish make him afraid. They prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.
Young's Literal Translation
Terrify him do adversity and distress, They prevail over him As a king ready for a boaster.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Job 15:24Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid - He shall be in continual fear of death; being now brought down by adversity, and stripped of all the goods which he had got by oppression, his life is a mark for the meanest assassin.
As a king ready to the battle - The acts of his wickedness and oppression are as numerous as the troops he commands; and when he comes to meet his enemy in the field, he is not only deserted but slain by his troops. How true are the words of the poet: -
Ad generum Cereris sine caede et vulnere pauci
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Give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.--PSA. 97:12. The heavens are not clean in his sight. How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?--Yea, the stars are not pure in his sight. How much less man, that is a worm? Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness?--Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts. As he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; because it is written, Be ye holy; …
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All his days the wicked man suffers torment, the ruthless man through all the years stored up for him.
Terrifying sounds fill his ears; when all seems well, marauders attack him.
He wanders about for food like a vulture; he knows the day of darkness is at hand.
because he shakes his fist at God and vaunts himself against the Almighty,
Also tell Jehoiakim king of Judah, 'This is what the LORD says: You burned that scroll and said, "Why did you write on it that the king of Babylon would certainly come and destroy this land and wipe from it both man and beast?"
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