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Proverbs 1:27 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— When your fear cometh as a storm, And your calamity cometh on as a whirlwind; When distress and anguish come upon you.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— When your dread comes like a storm And your calamity comes like a whirlwind, When distress and anguish come upon you.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— when your fear cometh as sudden destruction, and your calamity cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish come upon you:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— When cometh as a crashing your dread, and, your calamity, as a storm-wind, overtaketh, when there come upon you, distress and anguish.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— When your fear cometh as destruction, And your calamity as a hurricane doth come, When on you come adversity and distress.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— When sudden calamity shall fall on you, and destruction, as a tempest, shall be at hand: when tribulation and distress shall come upon you:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— When your feare commeth as desolation, and your destruction commeth as a whirlewinde; when distresse and anguish commeth vpon you:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— yea when dismay suddenly comes upon you, and [your] overthrow shall arrive like a tempest; and when tribulation and distress shall come upon you, or when ruin shall come upon you.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
When your fear 6343
{6343} Prime
פַּחַד
pachad
{pakh'-ad}
From H6342; a (sudden) alarm (properly the object feared, by implication the feeling).
cometh 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
as desolation, 7722
{7722} Prime
שׁוֹא
show'
{sho}
From an unused root meaning to rush over; a tempest; by implication devastation.
z8675
<8675> Grammar
Kethiv Reading

Where the translators of the Authorised Version followed the qere reading rather than the kethiv.
y7584
[7584] Standard
שׁוֹאָה
sha'avah
{shah-av-aw'}
From H7582; a tempest (as rushing).
and your destruction 343
{0343} Prime
אֵיד
'eyd
{ade}
From the same as H0181 (in the sense of bending down); oppression; by implication misfortune, ruin.
cometh 857
{0857} Prime
אָתָה
'athah
{aw-thaw'}
A primitive root (collateral to H0225 contracted); to arrive.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
as a whirlwind; 5492
{5492} Prime
סוּפָה
cuwphah
{soo-faw'}
From H5486; a hurricane.
when distress 6869
{6869} Prime
צָרָה
tsarah
{tsaw-raw'}
Feminine of H6862; tightness (that is, figuratively trouble); transitively a female rival.
and anguish 6695
{6695} Prime
צוֹק
tsowq
{tsoke}
From H6693; a strait, that is, (figuratively) distress.
cometh 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
you.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 1:20-33.


Proverbs 1:26-27

_ _ In their extreme distress He will not only refuse help, but aggravate it by derision.


Proverbs 1:27

_ _ fear — the object of it.

_ _ desolation — literally, “a tumultuous noise,” denoting their utter confusion.

_ _ destruction — or calamity (Proverbs 1:26) compared to a whirlwind, as to fatal rapidity.

_ _ distress — (Psalms 4:1; Psalms 44:11).

_ _ anguish — a state of inextricable oppression, the deepest despair.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 1:20-33.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Proverbs 1:27

When (u) your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.

(u) That is, your destruction, which you feared.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
your fear:

Proverbs 3:25-26 Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh. ... For the LORD shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken.
Proverbs 10:24-25 The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted. ... As the whirlwind passeth, so [is] the wicked no [more]: but the righteous [is] an everlasting foundation.
Psalms 69:22-28 Let their table become a snare before them: and [that which should have been] for [their] welfare, [let it become] a trap. ... Let them be blotted out of the book of the living, and not be written with the righteous.
Luke 21:26 Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.
Luke 21:34-35 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and [so] that day come upon you unawares. ... For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth.
1 Thessalonians 5:3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.
Revelation 6:15-17 And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains; ... For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?

as a:

Psalms 58:9 Before your pots can feel the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in [his] wrath.
Isaiah 17:13 The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters: but [God] shall rebuke them, and they shall flee far off, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like a rolling thing before the whirlwind.
Nahum 1:3 The LORD [is] slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit [the wicked]: the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds [are] the dust of his feet.

distress:

Luke 21:23-25 But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land, and wrath upon this people. ... And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;
Romans 2:9 Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile;
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Ps 58:9; 69:22. Pv 3:25; 10:24. Is 17:13. Na 1:3. Lk 21:23, 26, 34. Ro 2:9. 1Th 5:3. Rv 6:15.

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