Job 24:17
Modern Translations
New International Version
For all of them, midnight is their morning; they make friends with the terrors of darkness.

New Living Translation
The black night is their morning. They ally themselves with the terrors of the darkness.

English Standard Version
For deep darkness is morning to all of them; for they are friends with the terrors of deep darkness.

Berean Study Bible
For to them, deep darkness is their morning; surely they are friends with the terrors of darkness!

New American Standard Bible
“For the morning is the same to him as thick darkness, For he is familiar with the terrors of thick darkness.

NASB 1995
"For the morning is the same to him as thick darkness, For he is familiar with the terrors of thick darkness.

NASB 1977
“For the morning is the same to him as thick darkness, For he is familiar with the terrors of thick darkness.

Amplified Bible
“For the morning is the same to him as the thick darkness [of midnight]; For he is familiar with the terrors of thick darkness.

Christian Standard Bible
For the morning is like darkness to them. Surely they are familiar with the terrors of darkness!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the morning is like darkness to them. Surely they are familiar with the terrors of darkness!

Contemporary English Version
They prefer night to day, since the terrors of the night are their friends.

Good News Translation
They fear the light of day, but darkness holds no terror for them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
because morning and deep darkness are the same to them, because they are familiar with the terrors of deep darkness.

International Standard Version
As a group, deep darkness is their morning time; fear that lives in darkness is their friend."

NET Bible
For all of them, the morning is to them like deep darkness; they are friends with the terrors of darkness.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For the morning is to them even as the shadow of death: if one know them, they are in the terrors of the shadow of death.

New King James Version
For the morning is the same to them as the shadow of death; If someone recognizes them, They are in the terrors of the shadow of death.

King James 2000 Bible
For the morning is to them even as the shadow of death: if one recognizes them, they are in the terrors of the shadow of death.

New Heart English Bible
For the morning is to all of them like thick darkness, for they know the terrors of the thick darkness.

World English Bible
For the morning is to all of them like thick darkness, for they know the terrors of the thick darkness.

American King James Version
For the morning is to them even as the shadow of death: if one know them, they are in the terrors of the shadow of death.

American Standard Version
For the morning is to all of them as thick darkness; For they know the terrors of the thick darkness.

A Faithful Version
For the morning is to them as the shadow of death; for they know the terrors of the shadow of death.

Darby Bible Translation
For the morning is to them all [as] the shadow of death; for they are familiar with the terrors of the shadow of death.

English Revised Version
For the morning is to all of them as the shadow of death; for they know the terrors of the shadow of death.

Webster's Bible Translation
For the morning is to them even as the shades of death: if one knoweth them, they are in the terrors of the shades of death.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But the morning is euen to them as the shadow of death: if one knowe them, they are in the terrours of the shadowe of death.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The morning is to them euen as the shadow of death: if one know them, they are in the terrours of the shadowe of death,

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For as soone as the daye breaketh, the shadowe of death commeth vpo them, and they go in horrible darcknesse.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
When together, morning [is] death-shade to them, "" When he discerns the terrors of death-shade.

Young's Literal Translation
When together, morning is to them death shade, When he discerneth the terrors of death shade.

Smith's Literal Translation
For the morning altogether to them the shadow of death: if it shall be known, the terrors of the shadow of death.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
If the morning suddenly appear, it is to them the shadow of death: and they walk in darkness as if it were in light.

Catholic Public Domain Version
If sunrise should suddenly appear, it is treated by them like the shadow of death; and they walk in darkness, as if in light.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Therefore they sought for themselves the shadow of death, and they found it, and the shadows of death terrified them

Lamsa Bible
Therefore they sought for themselves the shadow of death, and have found it: yea, they are in the terrors of the shadow of death.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
For the shadow of death is to all of them as the morning; For they know the terrors of the shadow of death.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For the morning is to them all as the shadow of death, for each will be conscious of the terror of the shadow of death.








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