Job 30:26

“When I looked for good, then euill came vnto mee: and when I waited for light, there came darkenes.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

When I looked for good, then evil came [unto me]: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.
- King James Version

"When I expected good, then evil came; When I waited for light, then darkness came.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When I looked for good, then evil came; And when I waited for light, there came darkness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I was looking for good, and evil came; I was waiting for light, and it became dark.
- Basic English Bible

For I expected good, and there came evil; and I waited for light, but there came darkness.
- Darby Bible

When I looked for good, then evil came: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.
- Webster's Bible

When I looked for good, then evil came; When I waited for light, there came darkness.
- World English Bible

When good I expected, then cometh evil, And I wait for light, and darkness cometh.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Yet, when I looked for good, there came evil; and when I waited for light, there came darkness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 30:26


30:26 Upon me - Yet trouble came upon myself, when I expected it not.


Discussion for Job 30

  • AJ
    Its funny how reading peoples comments; i hear condescending, and judgement. No one is perfect. Job was a faith man, God bet on him. I wish i was a fraction of a man he was, we all can keep striving to be faithful servants that God instructs us to be. by helping each other.
  • RT
    Proof that they didn't have black skin, Job was covered in dark scabs from his disease a
  • Joseph Gugu
    what troubles us much when we are passing through hardship is reason why God allow this to us
  • Ahuwa Chiamaka
    In any situationwefind ourselves we should rely on God for help because others can look down on us.
  • Skyler
    I love god so much
  • Maxann
    In Job 30:31 what was Job complaining about?

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