Job 3:5

“Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 3:5

Let darkenes and the shadowe of death staine it, let a cloud dwell vpon it, let the blacknes of the day terrifie it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Let darkness and black gloom claim it; Let a cloud settle on it; Let the blackness of the day terrify it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let darkness and the shadow of death claim it for their own; Let a cloud dwell upon it; Let all that maketh black the day terrify it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let the dark and the black night take it for themselves; let it be covered with a cloud; let the dark shades of day send fear on it.
- Basic English Bible

Let darkness and the shadow of death claim it; let clouds dwell upon it; let darkeners of the day terrify it.
- Darby Bible

Let darkness and the shades of death stain it; let a cloud dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.
- Webster's Bible

Let darkness and the shadow of death claim it for their own. Let a cloud dwell on it. Let all that makes black the day terrify it.
- World English Bible

Let darkness and death-shade redeem it, Let a cloud tabernacle upon it, Let them terrify it as the most bitter of days.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Let darkness and the shadow of death claim it for their own; let a cloud dwell upon it; let all that maketh black the day terrify it.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 3:5

Wesley's Notes for Job 3:5


3:5 Death - A black and dark shadow like that of the place of the dead, which is a land of darkness. Slain - Take away its beauty and glory. Terrify - That is, men in it. Let it be always observed as a frightful and dismal day.


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