Job 5:14
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"By dayיֹומָ֥ם
(yo·v·mam)
3119: daytime, by dayfrom yom
they meetיְפַגְּשׁוּ־
(ye·fag·ge·shu-)
6298: to meet, encountera prim. root
with darkness,חֹ֑שֶׁךְ
(cho·shech;)
2822: darkness, obscurityfrom chashak
And gropeיְֽמַשְׁשׁ֥וּ
(ye·mash·shu)
4959: to feel, gropea prim. root
at noonבַֽצָּהֳרָֽיִם׃
(va·tza·ho·ra·yim.)
6672a: midday, noonfrom an unused word
as in the night.וְ֝כַלַּ֗יְלָה
(ve·chal·lay·lah)
3915: nightof uncertain derivation







KJV Lexicon
They meet
pagash  (paw-gash')
to come in contact with, whether by accident or violence; figuratively, to concur -- meet (with, together).
with darkness
choshek  (kho-shek')
the dark; hence (literally) darkness; figuratively, misery, destruction, death, ignorance, sorrow, wickedness -- dark(-ness), night, obscurity.
in the daytime
yowmam  (yo-mawm')
daily -- daily, (by, in the) day(-time).
and grope
mashash  (maw-shash')
to feel of; by implication, to grope -- feel, grope, search.
in the noonday
tsohar  (tso'-har)
a light (i.e. window): dual double light, i.e. noon -- midday, noon(-day, -tide), window.
as in the night
layil  (lah'-yil)
a twist (away of the light), i.e. night; figuratively, adversity -- (mid-)night (season).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"By day they meet with darkness, And grope at noon as in the night.

King James Bible
They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope in the noonday as in the night.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They encounter darkness by day, and they grope at noon as if it were night.

International Standard Version
They meet with darkness in broad daylight; at noonday they grope around as if it were night.

NET Bible
They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope about in the noontime as if it were night.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In the daytime they meet darkness and grope in the sunlight as if it were night.

King James 2000 Bible
They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope in the noonday as in the night.
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