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Proverbs 3:25 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Be not afraid of sudden fear, Neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Do not be afraid of sudden fear Nor of the onslaught of the wicked when it comes;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the destruction of the wicked, when it cometh;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Be not thou afraid of sudden dread, nor of the desolation of the lawless, when it cometh.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Be not afraid of sudden fear, And of the desolation of the wicked when it cometh.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Be not afraid of sudden fear, nor of the power of the wicked falling upon thee.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Be not afraid of sudden feare, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it commeth.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And thou shalt not be afraid of alarm coming upon thee, neither of approaching attacks of ungodly men.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Be not x408
(0408) Complement
אַל
'al
{al}
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
afraid 3372
{3372} Prime
יָרֵא
yare'
{yaw-ray'}
A primitive root; to fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
of sudden 6597
{6597} Prime
פִּתְאוֹם
pith'owm
{pith-ome'}
From H6621; instantly.
fear, 6343
{6343} Prime
פַּחַד
pachad
{pakh'-ad}
From H6342; a (sudden) alarm (properly the object feared, by implication the feeling).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
neither of the desolation 7722
{7722} Prime
שׁוֹא
show'
{sho}
From an unused root meaning to rush over; a tempest; by implication devastation.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of the wicked, 7563
{7563} Prime
רָשָׁע
rasha`
{raw-shaw'}
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
when x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
it cometh. 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 3:25

_ _ Be not — or, “You shall not be.”

_ _ sudden fear — what causes it (Proverbs 1:27), any unlooked-for evil (Psalms 46:3; Psalms 91:12; 1 Peter 3:14).

_ _ desolation — (Proverbs 1:27).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 3:21-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 3:25

Be not — Thou shalt not be afraid. Sudden — For sudden and unexpected evils are most frightful. And fear is here put for the evils feared. Desolation — Which cometh upon the wicked.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Proverbs 3:25

(l) Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.

(l) For when God destroys the wicked he will save his as he did Lot in Sodom.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Be:

Job 5:21-22 Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue: neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh. ... At destruction and famine thou shalt laugh: neither shalt thou be afraid of the beasts of the earth.
Job 11:13-15 If thou prepare thine heart, and stretch out thine hands toward him; ... For then shalt thou lift up thy face without spot; yea, thou shalt be stedfast, and shalt not fear:
Psalms 27:1-2 [[[A Psalm] of David.]] The LORD [is] my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD [is] the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? ... When the wicked, [even] mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.
Psalms 46:1-3 [[To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth.]] God [is] our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. ... [Though] the waters thereof roar [and] be troubled, [though] the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah.
Psalms 91:5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; [nor] for the arrow [that] flieth by day;
Psalms 112:7 He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.
Isaiah 8:12-13 Say ye not, A confederacy, to all [them to] whom this people shall say, A confederacy; neither fear ye their fear, nor be afraid. ... Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and [let] him [be] your fear, and [let] him [be] your dread.
Isaiah 41:10-14 Fear thou not; for I [am] with thee: be not dismayed; for I [am] thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. ... Fear not, thou worm Jacob, [and] ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith the LORD, and thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel.
Daniel 3:17-18 If it be [so], our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver [us] out of thine hand, O king. ... But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Matthew 8:24-26 And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep. ... And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.
Matthew 24:6 And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all [these things] must come to pass, but the end is not yet.
Mark 4:40 And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? how is it that ye have no faith?
Luke 21:9 But when ye shall hear of wars and commotions, be not terrified: for these things must first come to pass; but the end [is] not by and by.
John 14:1 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
1 Peter 3:14 But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy [are ye]: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;

neither:

Proverbs 1:27 When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.
Psalms 73:19 How are they [brought] into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.
Matthew 24:15 When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)
Luke 21:18-28 But there shall not an hair of your head perish. ... And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.
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Jb 5:21; 11:13. Ps 27:1; 46:1; 73:19; 91:5; 112:7. Pv 1:27. Is 8:12; 41:10. Dn 3:17. Mt 8:24; 24:6, 15. Mk 4:40. Lk 21:9, 18. Jn 14:1. 1P 3:14.

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