Job 4:9

“By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"By the breath of God they perish, And by the blast of His anger they come to an end.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

By the breath of God they perish, And by the blast of his anger are they consumed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By the breath of God destruction takes them, and by the wind of his wrath they are cut off.
- Basic English Bible

By the breath of +God they perish, and by the blast of his nostrils are they consumed.
- Darby Bible

By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed.
- Webster's Bible

By the breath of God they perish. By the blast of his anger are they consumed.
- World English Bible

From the breath of God they perish, And from the spirit of His anger consumed.
- Youngs Literal Bible

By the breath of God they perish, and by the blast of His anger are they consumed.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 4:9


4:9 The blast - Of his nostrils, as it follows; by his anger, which in men shews itself, in the nostrils, by hot and frequent breathings there, by a secret, but mighty judgment of God, they are blown away as chaff by the wind.


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