Psalm 73:19 {72:19}
Good News Translation
They are instantly destroyed; they go down to a horrible end.

New Revised Standard Version
How they are destroyed in a moment, swept away utterly by terrors!

Contemporary English Version
They will be terrified, suddenly swept away and no longer there.

New American Bible
How suddenly they are devastated; utterly undone by disaster!

Douay-Rheims Bible
How are they brought to desolation? they have suddenly ceased to be: they have perished by reason of their iniquity.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

How are they brought to desolation? they have suddenly ceased to be: they have perished by reason of their iniquity.


Psalm 58:9 Before your thorns could know the brier; he swalloweth them up, as alive, in his wrath.

Job 20:5 That the praise of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment.

Isaiah 30:13 Therefore shall this iniquity be to you as a breach that falleth, and is found wanting in a high wall, for the destruction thereof shall come on a sudden, when it is not looked for.

Acts 2:23 This same being delivered up, by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, you by the hands of wicked men have crucified and slain.

1 Thessalonians 5:3 For when they shall say: Peace and security; then shall sudden destruction come upon them, as the pains upon her that is with child, and they shall not escape.

Revelation 18:10 Standing afar off for fear of her torments, saying: Alas! alas! that great city, Babylon, that mighty city: for in one hour is thy judgment come.

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Numbers 17:12,13 And the children of Israel said to Moses: Behold we are consumed, we all perish. . . .

1 Samuel 28:20 And forthwith Saul fell all along on the ground; for he was frightened with the words of Samuel, and there was no strength in him, for he had eaten no bread all that day.

Job 15:21 The sound of dread is always in his ears: and when there is peace, he always suspecteth treason.

Job 20:23-25 May his belly be filled, that God may send forth the wrath of his indignation upon him, and rain down his war upon him. . . .

Proverbs 28:1 The wicked man fleeth, when no man pursueth: but the just, bold as a lion, shall be without dread.

Isaiah 21:3,4 Therefore are my loins filled with pain, anguish hath taken hold of me, as the anguish of a woman in labour: I fell down at the hearing of it, I was troubled at the seeing of it. . . .

Daniel 5:6 Then was the king's countenance changed, and his thoughts troubled him: and the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees struck one against the other.

Endow the King with Your Justice
18But indeed for deceits thou hast put it to them: when they were lifted up thou hast cast them down. 19How are they brought to desolation? they have suddenly ceased to be: they have perished by reason of their iniquity.20As the dream of them that awake, O Lord; so in thy city thou shalt bring their image to nothing.…
Cross References
Numbers 16:21
Separate yourselves from among this congregation, that I may presently destroy them.

Job 18:11
Fears shall terrify him on every side, and shall entangle his feet.

Psalm 6:10
Let all my enemies be ashamed, and be very much troubled: let them be turned back, and be ashamed very speedily.

Isaiah 47:9
These two things shall come upon thee suddenly in one day, barrenness and widowhood. All things are come upon thee, because of the multitude of thy sorceries, and for the great hardness of thy enchanters.

Isaiah 47:11
Evil shall come upon thee, and thou shalt not know the rising thereof: and calamity shall fall violently upon thee, which thou canst not keep off: misery shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.

Psalm 73:18
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