Job 24:17
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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

Jubilee Bible 2000
For the morning is to them even as the shadow of death; if they are known, the terrors of the shadow of death come over them.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Young's Literal Translation
When together, morning is to them death shade, When he discerneth the terrors of death shade.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
24:13-17 See what care and pains wicked men take to compass their wicked designs; let it shame our negligence and slothfulness in doing good. See what pains those take, who make provision for the flesh to fulfil the lusts of it: pains to compass, and then to hide that which will end in death and hell at last. Less pains would mortify and crucify the flesh, and be life and heaven at last. Shame came in with sin, and everlasting shame is at the end of it. See the misery of sinners; they are exposed to continual frights: yet see their folly; they are afraid of coming under the eye of men, but have no dread of God's eye, which is always upon them: they are not afraid of doing things which they are afraid of being known to do.
Study Bible
Job: Why are the Wicked Unpunished
16"In the dark they dig into houses, They shut themselves up by day; They do not know the light. 17"For the morning is the same to him as thick darkness, For he is familiar with the terrors of thick darkness. 18"They are insignificant on the surface of the water; Their portion is cursed on the earth. They do not turn toward the vineyards.…
Cross References
Job 15:21
"Sounds of terror are in his ears; While at peace the destroyer comes upon him.

Job 16:16
"My face is flushed from weeping, And deep darkness is on my eyelids,

Isaiah 28:19
"As often as it passes through, it will seize you; For morning after morning it will pass through, anytime during the day or night, And it will be sheer terror to understand what it means."
Treasury of Scripture

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