New Living Translation
People in the west are appalled at their fate; people in the east are horrified.
King James Bible
They that come after him shall be astonied at his day, as they that went before were affrighted.
Darby Bible Translation
They that come after shall be astonished at his day, as they that went before them were affrighted.
World English Bible
Those who come after shall be astonished at his day, as those who went before were frightened.
Young's Literal Translation
At this day westerns have been astonished And easterns have taken fright.
Job 18:20 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:20 Astonied - At the day of his destruction. They shall be amazed at the suddenness, and dreadfulness of it. Before - Before the persons last mentioned. Those who lived in the time and place where this judgment was inflicted.
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
"God, in his power, drags away the rich. They may rise high, but they have no assurance of life.
But the Lord just laughs, for he sees their day of judgment coming.
Destroy even her young bulls--it will be terrible for them, too! Slaughter them all! For Babylon's day of reckoning has come.
"You should not have gloated when they exiled your relatives to distant lands. You should not have rejoiced when the people of Judah suffered such misfortune. You should not have spoken arrogantly in that terrible time of trouble.
Jump to PreviousAffrighted Appalled Astonied Astonished East Fate Fear Fright Frightened Horror Overcome Seized Seizes Shocked West
Jump to NextAffrighted Appalled Astonied Astonished East Fate Fear Fright Frightened Horror Overcome Seized Seizes Shocked West
LinksJob 18:20 NIV
Job 18:20 NLT
Job 18:20 ESV
Job 18:20 NASB
Job 18:20 KJV
Job 18:20 Bible Apps
Job 18:20 Biblia Paralela
Job 18:20 Chinese Bible
Job 18:20 French Bible
Job 18:20 German Bible
Job 18:20 Commentaries