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

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

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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