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Job 18:11–15

11  jTerrors frighten him on every side,

and chase him at his heels.

12  His strength is famished,

and calamity is kready for his stumbling.

13  It consumes the parts of his skin;

lthe firstborn of death consumes his limbs.

14  He is torn from the tent in which he trusted

and is brought to mthe king of terrors.

15  In his tent dwells that which is none of his;

nsulfur is scattered over his habitation.

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Job 18:11–15 — The New International Version (NIV)

11 Terrors startle him on every side

and dog his every step.

12 Calamity is hungry for him;

disaster is ready for him when he falls.

13 It eats away parts of his skin;

death’s firstborn devours his limbs.

14 He is torn from the security of his tent

and marched off to the king of terrors.

15 Fire resides in his tent;

burning sulfur is scattered over his dwelling.

Job 18:11–15 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

11 Terrors shall make him afraid on every side,

And shall drive him to his feet.

12 His strength shall be hungerbitten,

And destruction shall be ready at his side.

13 It shall devour the strength of his skin:

Even the firstborn of death shall devour his strength.

14 His confidence shall be rooted out of his tabernacle,

And it shall bring him to the king of terrors.

15 It shall dwell in his tabernacle, because it is none of his:

Brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation.

Job 18:11–15 — New Living Translation (NLT)

11 “Terrors surround the wicked

and trouble them at every step.

12 Hunger depletes their strength,

and calamity waits for them to stumble.

13 Disease eats their skin;

death devours their limbs.

14 They are torn from the security of their homes

and are brought down to the king of terrors.

15 The homes of the wicked will burn down;

burning sulfur rains on their houses.

Job 18:11–15 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

11 Terrors frighten him on every side,

And drive him to his feet.

12 His strength is starved,

And destruction is ready at his side.

13 It devours patches of his skin;

The firstborn of death devours his limbs.

14 He is uprooted from the shelter of his tent,

And they parade him before the king of terrors.

15 They dwell in his tent who are none of his;

Brimstone is scattered on his dwelling.

Job 18:11–15 — New Century Version (NCV)

11 Terrible things startle them from every side

and chase them at every step.

12 Hunger takes away their strength,

and disaster is at their side.

13 Disease eats away parts of their skin;

death gnaws at their arms and legs.

14 They are torn from the safety of their tents

and dragged off to Death, the King of Terrors.

15 Their tents are set on fire,

and sulfur is scattered over their homes.

Job 18:11–15 — American Standard Version (ASV)

11 Terrors shall make him afraid on every side,

And shall chase him at his heels.

12 His strength shall be hunger-bitten,

And calamity shall be ready at his side.

13 The members of his body shall be devoured,

Yea, the first-born of death shall devour his members.

14 He shall be rooted out of his tent where he trusteth;

And he shall be brought to the king of terrors.

15 There shall dwell in his tent that which is none of his:

Brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation.

Job 18:11–15 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

11 Terrors make him afraid on every side, and chase him at his footsteps. 12 His strength is hunger-bitten, and calamity is ready at his side. 13 The firstborn of death devoureth the members of his body; it will devour his members. 14 His confidence shall be rooted out of his tent, and it shall lead him away to the king of terrors: 15 They who are none of his shall dwell in his tent; brimstone shall be showered upon his habitation:

Job 18:11–15 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

11 “Terrors suddenly pounce on him from every side 

and chase him every step he takes. 

12 Hunger undermines his strength. 

Disaster is waiting beside him. 

13 His skin is eaten away by disease. 

Death’s firstborn son eats away at the limbs of his body. 

14 He is dragged from the safety of his tent 

and marched off to the king of terrors. 

15 Fire lives in his tent. 

Sulfur is scattered over his home. 

Job 18:11–15 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

11 Terrors frighten him on every side

and harass him at every step.

12 His strength is depleted;

disaster lies ready for him to stumble.

13 Parts of his skin are eaten away;

death’s firstborn consumes his limbs.

14 He is ripped from the security of his tent

and marched away to the king of terrors.

15 Nothing he owned remains in his tent.

Burning sulfur is scattered over his home.

Job 18:11–15 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 Terrors frighten them on every side,

and chase them at their heels.

12 Their strength is consumed by hunger,

and calamity is ready for their stumbling.

13 By disease their skin is consumed,

the firstborn of Death consumes their limbs.

14 They are torn from the tent in which they trusted,

and are brought to the king of terrors.

15 In their tents nothing remains;

sulfur is scattered upon their habitations.

Job 18:11–15 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

11 “Sudden terrors terrify him all around,

and they chase him at his heels.

12 His wealth will become hunger,

and disaster is ready for his stumbling.

13 It consumes parts of his skin;

the firstborn of death consumes his limbs.

14 He is torn from his tent in which he trusted,

and it brought him to the king of terrors.

15 “Nothing remains for him in his tent;

sulfur is scattered upon his dwelling place.

Job 18:11–15 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

11 Terrors alarm them on every side.

They follow them every step of the way.

12 Trouble would like to eat them up.

Danger waits for them when they fall.

13 It eats away parts of their skin.

Death itself feeds on their arms and legs.

14 They are torn away from the safety of their tents.

They are marched off to the one who rules over death.

15 Fire races through their tents.

Burning sulfur is scattered over their homes.

Job 18:11–15 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

11 All around terrors frighten him,

And harry him at every step.

12 “His strength is famished,

And calamity is ready at his side.

13 “His skin is devoured by disease,

The firstborn of death devours his limbs.

14 “He is torn from the security of his tent,

And they march him before the king of terrors.

15 “There dwells in his tent nothing of his;

Brimstone is scattered on his habitation.