Job 24:16

“In the dark they dig through houses, which they had marked for themselves in the daytime: they know not the light.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 24:16

In the darke they digge through houses which they had marked for themselues in the day time: they know not the light.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"In the dark they dig into houses, They shut themselves up by day; They do not know the light.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In the dark they dig through houses: They shut themselves up in the day-time; They know not the light.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In the dark he makes holes in the walls of houses: in the daytime they are shutting themselves up, they have no knowledge of the light.
- Basic English Bible

In the dark they dig through houses; by day they shut themselves in; they know not the light:
- Darby Bible

In the dark they dig through houses, which they had marked for themselves in the day-time: they know not the light.
- Webster's Bible

In the dark they dig through houses. They shut themselves up in the daytime. They don't know the light.
- World English Bible

He hath dug in the darkness -- houses; By day they shut themselves up, They have not known light.
- Youngs Literal Bible

In the dark they dig through houses; they shut themselves up in the day-time; they know not the light.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 24:16

Wesley's Notes for Job 24:16


24:16 They - The robber: having on that occasion inserted the mention of the adulterer as one who acted his sin in the same manner as the night - thief did, he now returns to him again.


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