New Living Translation
Terror overwhelms them like a flood, and they are blown away in the storms of the night.
King James Bible
Terrors take hold on him as waters, a tempest stealeth him away in the night.
Darby Bible Translation
Terrors overtake him like waters; a whirlwind stealeth him away in the night.
World English Bible
Terrors overtake him like waters. A storm steals him away in the night.
Young's Literal Translation
Overtake him as waters do terrors, By night stolen him away hath a whirlwind.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:20 Terrors - From the sense of approaching death or judgment. Waters - As violently and irresistibly, as a river breaking its banks, or deluge of waters bears down all before it. A tempest - God's wrath cometh upon him like a tempest, and withal unexpectedly like a thief in the night.
LibraryGod's Sovereignty and Prayer
"If we ask anything according to His will, He heareth us" (1 John 5:14). Throughout this book it has been our chief aim to exalt the Creator and abase the creature. The well-nigh universal tendency now, is to magnify man and dishonour and degrade God. On every hand it will be found that, when spiritual things are under discussion, the human side and element is pressed and stressed, and the Divine side, if not altogether ignored, is relegated to the background. This holds true of very much of the …
Arthur W. Pink—The Sovereignty of God
The sound of terror rings in their ears, and even on good days they fear the attack of the destroyer.
They will fade like a dream and not be found. They will vanish like a vision in the night.
"But they disappear like foam down a river. Everything they own is cursed, and they are afraid to enter their own vineyards.
In a moment they die. In the middle of the night they pass away; the mighty are removed without human hand.
You sweep people away like dreams that disappear. They are like grass that springs up in the morning.
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