Job 4:9
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New International Version
At the breath of God they perish; at the blast of his anger they are no more.

New Living Translation
A breath from God destroys them. They vanish in a blast of his anger.

English Standard Version
By the breath of God they perish, and by the blast of his anger they are consumed.

New American Standard Bible
"By the breath of God they perish, And by the blast of His anger they come to an end.

King James Bible
By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They perish at a single blast from God and come to an end by the breath of His nostrils.

International Standard Version
They perish by the breath of God; they are consumed by the storm that is his anger.

NET Bible
By the breath of God they perish, and by the blast of his anger they are consumed.

New Heart English Bible
By the breath of God they perish. By the blast of his anger are they consumed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God destroys them with his breath and kills them with a blast of his anger.

JPS Tanakh 1917
By the breath of God they perish, And by the blast of His anger are they consumed.

New American Standard 1977
“By the breath of God they perish,
            And by the blast of His anger they come to an end.

Jubilee Bible 2000
By the breath of God they perish, and by the spirit of his anger they are consumed.

King James 2000 Bible
By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed.

American King James Version
By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed.

American Standard Version
By the breath of God they perish, And by the blast of his anger are they consumed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Perishing by the blast of God, and consumed by the spirit of his wrath.

Darby Bible Translation
By the breath of +God they perish, and by the blast of his nostrils are they consumed.

English Revised Version
By the breath of God they perish, and by the blast of his anger are they consumed.

Webster's Bible Translation
By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed.

World English Bible
By the breath of God they perish. By the blast of his anger are they consumed.

Young's Literal Translation
From the breath of God they perish, And from the spirit of His anger consumed.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
4:7-11 Eliphaz argues, 1. That good men were never thus ruined. But there is one event both to the righteous and to the wicked, Ec 9:2, both in life and death; the great and certain difference is after death. Our worst mistakes are occasioned by drawing wrong views from undeniable truths. 2. That wicked men were often thus ruined: for the proof of this, Eliphaz vouches his own observation. We may see the same every day.
Study Bible
Eliphaz: the Innocent Prosper
8"According to what I have seen, those who plow iniquity And those who sow trouble harvest it. 9"By the breath of God they perish, And by the blast of His anger they come to an end. 10"The roaring of the lion and the voice of the fierce lion, And the teeth of the young lions are broken.…
Cross References
2 Thessalonians 2:8
And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will slay with the breath of His mouth and abolish by the majesty of His arrival.

Exodus 15:8
"At the blast of Your nostrils the waters were piled up, The flowing waters stood up like a heap; The deeps were congealed in the heart of the sea.

Job 15:30
"He will not escape from darkness; The flame will wither his shoots, And by the breath of His mouth he will go away.

Job 40:11
"Pour out the overflowings of your anger, And look on everyone who is proud, and make him low.

Isaiah 11:4
But with righteousness He will judge the poor, And decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth; And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.

Isaiah 30:33
For Topheth has long been ready, Indeed, it has been prepared for the king. He has made it deep and large, A pyre of fire with plenty of wood; The breath of the LORD, like a torrent of brimstone, sets it afire.

Isaiah 40:7
The grass withers, the flower fades, When the breath of the LORD blows upon it; Surely the people are grass.
Treasury of Scripture

By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed.

the blast.

Exodus 15:8,10 And with the blast of your nostrils the waters were gathered together, …

2 Kings 19:7 Behold, I will send a blast on him, and he shall hear a rumor, and …

Psalm 18:15 Then the channels of waters were seen, and the foundations of the …

by the breath of his nostrils. that is, by his anger.

Job 1:19 And, behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness, and smote …

Job 15:30 He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, …

Isaiah 11:4 But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with …

Isaiah 30:33 For Tophet is ordained of old; yes, for the king it is prepared; …

2 Thessalonians 2:8 And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume …

Revelation 2:16 Repent; or else I will come to you quickly, and will fight against …

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