Job 18:20
New International Version
People of the west are appalled at his fate; those of the east are seized with horror.

New Living Translation
People in the west are appalled at their fate; people in the east are horrified.

English Standard Version
They of the west are appalled at his day, and horror seizes them of the east.

Berean Study Bible
Those in the west are appalled at his fate, while those in the east tremble in horror.

King James Bible
They that come after him shall be astonied at his day, as they that went before were affrighted.

New King James Version
Those in the west are astonished at his day, As those in the east are frightened.

New American Standard Bible
“Those in the west are appalled at his fate, And those in the east are seized with horror.

NASB 1995
“Those in the west are appalled at his fate, And those in the east are seized with horror.

NASB 1977
“Those in the west are appalled at his fate, And those in the east are seized with horror.

Amplified Bible
“Those in the west are astonished and appalled at his fate, And those in the east are seized with horror.

Christian Standard Bible
Those in the west are appalled at his fate, while those in the east tremble in horror.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Those in the west are appalled at his fate, while those in the east tremble in horror.

American Standard Version
They that come after shall be astonished at his day, As they that went before were affrighted.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Let the latter ones be stupefied at his days, and the hair of the first ones stands on end

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But strangers shall dwell in his possessions: the last groaned for him, and wonder seized the first.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone, from east to west, is overwhelmed with horror.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They that come after him shall be astonished at his day, and horror shall fall upon them that went before.

English Revised Version
They that come after shall be astonied at his day, as they that went before were affrighted.

Good News Translation
From east to west, all who hear of their fate shudder and tremble with fear.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
People in the west are shocked by what happens to him. People in the east are seized with horror.

International Standard Version
People who live west of him are appalled at his fate; those who live east of him are seized with terror.

JPS Tanakh 1917
They that come after shall be astonished at his day, As they that went before are affrighted.

Literal Standard Version
At this day, those [in the] west have been astonished, And those [in the] east have taken fright.

NET Bible
People of the west are appalled at his fate; people of the east are seized with horror, saying,

New Heart English Bible
Those who come after shall be astonished at his day, as those who went before were frightened.

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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Bildad: God Punishes the Wicked
19He has no offspring or posterity among his people, no survivor where he once lived. 20Those in the west are appalled at his fate, while those in the east tremble in horror. 21Surely such is the dwelling of the wicked and the place of one who does not know God.”…

Cross References
Job 24:22
Yet by His power, God drags away the mighty; though rising up, they have no assurance of life.

Psalm 37:13
but the Lord laughs, seeing that their day is coming.

Jeremiah 50:27
Kill all her young bulls; let them go down to the slaughter. Woe to them, for their day has come--the time of their punishment.

Obadiah 1:12
But you should not gloat in that day, your brother's day of misfortune, nor rejoice over the people of Judah in the day of their destruction, nor boast proudly in the day of their distress.


Treasury of Scripture

They that come after him shall be astonished at his day, as they that went before were affrighted.

astonied

Deuteronomy 29:23,24
And that the whole land thereof is brimstone, and salt, and burning, that it is not sown, nor beareth, nor any grass groweth therein, like the overthrow of Sodom, and Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboim, which the LORD overthrew in his anger, and in his wrath: …

1 Kings 9:8
And at this house, which is high, every one that passeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss; and they shall say, Why hath the LORD done thus unto this land, and to this house?

Jeremiah 18:16
To make their land desolate, and a perpetual hissing; every one that passeth thereby shall be astonished, and wag his head.

his day

Psalm 37:13
The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.

Psalm 137:7
Remember, O LORD, the children of Edom in the day of Jerusalem; who said, Rase it, rase it, even to the foundation thereof.

Ezekiel 21:25
And thou, profane wicked prince of Israel, whose day is come, when iniquity shall have an end,

went.

Job 2:12,13
And when they lifted up their eyes afar off, and knew him not, they lifted up their voice, and wept; and they rent every one his mantle, and sprinkled dust upon their heads toward heaven…

Job 19:13-19
He hath put my brethren far from me, and mine acquaintance are verily estranged from me…









(20) Shall be astonied at his day.--That is, his doom, or destiny. He shall stand forth as a warning and monument to all.

Verse 20. - They that come after him shall be astonied at his day; i.e. "at the time of his visitation" (comp. Psalm 37:13, "The Lord shall laugh at him, for he seeth that his day is coming;" and Psalm 137:7, "Remember the children of Edom in the day of Jerusalem," i.e. the day of its overthrow). As they that went before were affrighted. His fate shall alarm equally his contemporaries and his successors, at possibly "the dwellers in the West and the dwellers in the East"

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Those in the west
אַחֲרֹנִ֑ים (’a·ḥă·rō·nîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 314: Hinder, late, last, western

are appalled
נָשַׁ֣מּוּ (nā·šam·mū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 8074: To stun, devastate, stupefy

at
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

his fate,
י֭וֹמוֹ (yō·w·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3117: A day

while those in the east
וְ֝קַדְמֹנִ֗ים (wə·qaḏ·mō·nîm)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 6931: Anterior, oriental

tremble in horror.
שָֽׂעַר׃ (śā·‘ar)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8178: A tempest, a terror


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