Job 20:22
New International Version
In the midst of his plenty, distress will overtake him; the full force of misery will come upon him.

New Living Translation
"In the midst of plenty, they will run into trouble and be overcome by misery.

English Standard Version
In the fullness of his sufficiency he will be in distress; the hand of everyone in misery will come against him.

Berean Study Bible
In the midst of his plenty, he will be distressed; the full force of misery will come upon him.

New American Standard Bible
"In the fullness of his plenty he will be cramped; The hand of everyone who suffers will come against him.

King James Bible
In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: every hand of the wicked shall come upon him.

Christian Standard Bible
At the height of his success distress will come to him; the full weight of misery will crush him.

Contemporary English Version
Once they have everything, distress and despair will strike them down,

Good News Translation
At the height of their success all the weight of misery will crush them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
At the height of his success distress will come to him; the full weight of misery will crush him.

International Standard Version
Even though he is satiated and self-sufficient, he suffers— everyone in any sort of trouble will attack him.

NET Bible
In the fullness of his sufficiency, distress overtakes him. the full force of misery will come upon him.

New Heart English Bible
In the fullness of his sufficiency, distress shall overtake him. The hand of everyone who is in misery shall come on him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[Even] with all his wealth the full force of misery comes down on him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits; The hand of every one that is in misery shall come upon him.

New American Standard 1977
“In the fulness of his plenty he will be cramped; The hand of everyone who suffers will come against him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
In the fullness of his sufficiency, he shall come into anguish; the hands of all the wicked shall come upon him.

King James 2000 Bible
In the fullness of his sufficiency he shall be in distress: every hand of the wicked shall come upon him.

American King James Version
In the fullness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: every hand of the wicked shall come on him.

American Standard Version
In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: The hand of every one that is in misery shall come upon him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When he shall be filled, he shall be straitened, he shall burn, and every sorrow shall fall upon him.

Darby Bible Translation
In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits; every hand of the wretched shall come upon him.

English Revised Version
In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: the hand of every one that is in misery shall come upon him.

Webster's Bible Translation
In the fullness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: every hand of the wicked shall come upon him.

World English Bible
In the fullness of his sufficiency, distress shall overtake him. The hand of everyone who is in misery shall come on him.

Young's Literal Translation
In the fulness of his sufficiency he is straitened. Every perverse hand doth meet him.
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
Zophar: Destruction Awaits the Wicked
21Nothing is left for him to consume; therefore, his prosperity will not endure. 22In the midst of his plenty, he will be distressed; the full force of misery will come upon him. 23When he has filled his stomach, God will vent His fury upon him, raining it down on him as he eats.…
Cross References
Job 5:5
The hungry consume his harvest, taking it even from the thorns; and the thirsty pant after his wealth.

Job 20:23
When he has filled his stomach, God will vent His fury upon him, raining it down on him as he eats.

Treasury of Scripture

In the fullness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: every hand of the wicked shall come on him.

the fulness

Job 15:29 He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither …

Job 18:7 The steps of his strength shall be straitened, and his own counsel …

Psalm 39:5 Behold, you have made my days as an handbreadth; and my age is as …

Ecclesiastes 2:18-20 Yes, I hated all my labor which I had taken under the sun: because …

Revelation 18:7 How much she has glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much …

every hand

Job 1:15,17 And the Sabeans fell on them, and took them away; yes, they have …

Job 16:11 God has delivered me to the ungodly, and turned me over into the …

2 Kings 24:2 And the LORD sent against him bands of the Chaldees, and bands of …

Isaiah 10:6 I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and against the people …

wicked. or, troublesome

Job 3:17 There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary be at rest.







Lexicon
In the midst
בִּמְלֹ֣אות (bim·lō·wṯ)
Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 4390: To fill, be full of

of his plenty,
שִׂ֭פְקוֹ (p̄ə·qōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5607: Chastisement, satiety

he will be distressed;
יֵ֣צֶר (yê·ṣer)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3334: Be distressed, be narrow, be straitened in straits, be vexed

the full
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

force
יַ֖ד (yaḏ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3027: A hand

of misery
עָמֵ֣ל (‘ā·mêl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6001: Toiling, a laborer, sorrowful

will come upon him.
תְּבוֹאֶֽנּוּ׃ (tə·ḇō·w·’en·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go
(22) The hand of every one that is in misery shall come upon him: i.e., in retaliation, or possibly, but less probably, every blow of a miserable man, which can render a man miserable, shall come upon him.

Verse 22. - In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits. Even while his wealth and prosperity remain, he shall find himself in difficulties, since every hand of the wicked (or rather, the hand of every one that is wretched) shall come upon him; i.e. all those who are poor and miserable, especially such as he has made poor and miserable, shall turn against him, and vex him. 20:10-22 The miserable condition of the wicked man in this world is fully set forth. The lusts of the flesh are here called the sins of his youth. His hiding it and keeping it under his tongue, denotes concealment of his beloved lust, and delight therein. But He who knows what is in the heart, knows what is under the tongue, and will discover it. The love of the world, and of the wealth of it, also is wickedness, and man sets his heart upon these. Also violence and injustice, these sins bring God's judgments upon nations and families. Observe the punishment of the wicked man for these things. Sin is turned into gall, than which nothing is more bitter; it will prove to him poison; so will all unlawful gains be. In his fulness he shall be in straits, through the anxieties of his own mind. To be led by the sanctifying grace of God to restore what was unjustly gotten, as Zaccheus was, is a great mercy. But to be forced to restore by the horrors of a despairing conscience, as Judas was, has no benefit and comfort attending it.
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