Proverbs 1:27

“When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When your feare commeth as desolation, and your destruction commeth as a whirlewinde; when distresse and anguish commeth vpon you:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When your dread comes like a storm And your calamity comes like a whirlwind, When distress and anguish come upon you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When your fear cometh as a storm, And your calamity cometh on as a whirlwind; When distress and anguish come upon you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When your fear comes on you like a storm, and your trouble like a rushing wind; when pain and sorrow come on you.
- Basic English Bible

when your fear cometh as sudden destruction, and your calamity cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish come upon you:
- Darby Bible

When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.
- Webster's Bible

when calamity overtakes you like a storm, when your disaster comes on like a whirlwind; when distress and anguish come on you.
- World English Bible

When your fear cometh as destruction, And your calamity as a hurricane doth come, When on you come adversity and distress.
- Youngs Literal Bible

When your dread cometh as a storm, and your calamity cometh on as a whirlwind; when trouble and distress come upon you.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 1

  • Jean (Trebor) Forbes
    BE OBEDIENT TO THE WORD, PRAY, AND LEAN NOT TO YOUR OWN UNDERSTANDING, FOR THE FLESH IS WEAK AND WE MUST DAILY STRENGTHEN SELF TO DISCERN
  • Joe Diggs
    Proverbs 1 inclines us to seek wisdom at every turn and capitalize off understanding on convenient terms for our own purposes as opposed to aligning our faith with God's promise. The premise is on being consistent out of gratitude. Understanding it's all a blessing as we live and learn.
  • Marcel
    I thinking that God wants us to love and honour him willfully, in spite of fear, we should abide in His word , because it makes our lives a little easier to navigate, and gives us the ability to help others, and mature in the process of Him perfecting us. He loves us in spite of our faults and forgives, and is just and fair what more could we ask for.
  • Steve
    The principle thing is to get the fear of the Lord or wisdom fear is wisdom for without the fear of God no man departs from evil this is the message Solomon is trying to covey to the reader when you have that kind of fear or wisdom it will go well with you
  • Geraldine Cole
    Praise The Lord Jesus for he is wonderful their is No one like him no place he sees a nd know all it is nothing he cannot do no man man can come to Jesus unless he draws them no man can hear him unless he open up his spiritual hearing no one can.we say we love Jesus how can we say that when we cannot even love the ones the Lord Jesus has put in our life we lie and their is no truth in us
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  • Bobby
    Psalm 019;14 applies, Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be example in word and in truth .

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