Job 5:4

“His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, neither is there any to deliver them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

His children are farre from safetie, and they are crushed in the gate, neither is there any to deliuer them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"His sons are far from safety, They are even oppressed in the gate, And there is no deliverer.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

His children are far from safety, And they are crushed in the gate, Neither is there any to deliver them:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now his children have no safe place, and they are crushed before the judges, for no one takes up their cause.
- Basic English Bible

His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, and there is no deliverer:
- Darby Bible

His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, neither is there any to deliver them.
- Webster's Bible

His children are far from safety. They are crushed in the gate. Neither is there any to deliver them,
- World English Bible

Far are his sons from safety, And they are bruised in the gate, And there is no deliverer.
- Youngs Literal Bible

His children are far from safety, and are crushed in the gate, with none to deliver them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 5:4


5:4 Children - Whose greatness he designed in all his enterprizes, supposing his family would be established for ever. Safely - Are exposed to dangers and calamities, and can neither preserve themselves, nor the inheritance which their fathers left them. There is no question but he glances here, at the death of Job's children.


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