New International Version
Terrifying sounds fill his ears; when all seems well, marauders attack him.
King James Bible
A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.
Darby Bible Translation
The sound of terrors is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer cometh upon him.
World English Bible
A sound of terrors is in his ears. In prosperity the destroyer shall come on him.
Young's Literal Translation
A fearful voice is in his ears, In peace doth a destroyer come to him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A dreadful sound is in his ears - If he be an oppressor or tyrant, he can have no rest: he is full of suspicions that the cruelties he has exercised on others shall be one day exercised on himself; for even in his prosperity he may expect the destroyer to rush upon him.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
dreadful sound. Heb. sound of fears
LibraryJuly 26 Evening
Give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.--PSA. 97:12. The heavens are not clean in his sight. How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?--Yea, the stars are not pure in his sight. How much less man, that is a worm? Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness?--Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts. As he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; because it is written, Be ye holy; …
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1 Thessalonians 5:3
While people are saying, "Peace and safety," destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.
Distress and anguish fill him with terror; troubles overwhelm him, like a king poised to attack,
Terrors startle him on every side and dog his every step.
He is torn from the security of his tent and marched off to the king of terrors.
Nothing is left for him to devour; his prosperity will not endure.
He pulls it out of his back, the gleaming point out of his liver. Terrors will come over him;
That is why snares are all around you, why sudden peril terrifies you,
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