Job 30:26

“When I looked for good, then evil came unto me: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When I looked for good, then euill came vnto mee: and when I waited for light, there came darkenes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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 30:26

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