Job 5:14

“They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope in the noonday as in the night.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 5:14

They meete with darkenesse in the day time, and grope in the noone day as in the night.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"By day they meet with darkness, And grope at noon as in the night.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They meet with darkness in the day-time, And grope at noonday as in the night.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In the daytime it becomes dark for them, and in the sunlight they go feeling about as if it was night.
- Basic English Bible

They meet with darkness in a the daytime, and grope at midday as in the night.
- Darby Bible

They meet with darkness in the day-time, and grope in the noon-day as in the night.
- Webster's Bible

They meet with darkness in the day time, and grope at noonday as in the night.
- World English Bible

By day they meet darkness, And as night -- they grope at noon.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They meet with darkness in the day-time, and grope at noonday as in the night.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 5:14

Wesley's Notes for Job 5:14


5:14 Meet - In plain things they run into gross mistakes, and chuse those courses which are worst for themselves. Darkness often notes misery, but here ignorance or error. Grope - Like blind men to find their way, not knowing what to do.


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