Job 31:40



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let briars grow instead of wheat, And stinkweed instead of barley." The words of Job are ended.

King James Version

Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Holman Bible

then let thorns grow instead of wheat and stinkweed instead of barley. The words of Job are concluded.

International Standard Version

may thorns spring up instead of wheat, and obnoxious weeds instead of barley." With this, Job's discourse with his friends is completed.

A Conservative Version

let thistles grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

American Standard Version

Let thistles grow instead of wheat, And cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Amplified

Let thistles grow instead of wheat and cockleburs instead of barley. The [controversial] words of Job [with his friends] are ended.

Bible in Basic English

Then in place of grain let thorns come up, and in place of barley evil-smelling plants.

Darby Translation

Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and tares instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

let thistles grow up unto me instead of wheat and stinkweed instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Julia Smith Translation

The thorn shall come forth, instead of wheat, and the weed instead of barley. The words of Job were completed

King James 2000

Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and weeds instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Lexham Expanded Bible

let thorns grow in place of wheat and noxious weeds in place of barley." The words of Job are ended.

Modern King James verseion

let thorns come forth instead of wheat, and weeds instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

then let thistles grow instead of my wheat, and thorns for my barley."

NET Bible

then let thorns sprout up in place of wheat, and in place of barley, weeds!" The words of Job are ended.

New Heart English Bible

let briars grow instead of wheat, and stinkweed instead of barley." The words of Job are ended.

New simplified Bible

let thorns grow instead of wheat, and foul weeds instead of barley. The words of Job are ended, JOB QUITE TALKING.

The Emphasized Bible

Instead of wheat, let there come forth bramble, and, instead of barley, a bad-smelling weed! Ended are the words of Job.

Webster

Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

World English Bible

let briars grow instead of wheat, and stinkweed instead of barley." The words of Job are ended.

Youngs Literal Translation

Instead of wheat let a thorn go forth, And instead of barley a useless weed! The words of Job are finished.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חוח 
Chowach 
Usage: 11

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out , ....forth , bring , come , proceed , go , depart ,
Usage: 1068

חטּה 
Chittah 
Usage: 30

and cockle
בּאשׁה 
Bo'shah 
Usage: 1

שׂעור שׂער שׂעורה שׂערה 
S@`orah 
Usage: 34

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of Job
איּוב 
'Iyowb 
Usage: 17

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

39 If I have eaten its fruit without money, Or have caused its owners to lose their lives, 40 Let briars grow instead of wheat, And stinkweed instead of barley." The words of Job are ended.


Cross References

Genesis 3:17-18

Then to Adam He said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat from it'; Cursed is the ground because of you; In toil you will eat of it All the days of your life.

Psalm 72:20

The prayers of David the son of Jesse are ended.

Isaiah 7:23

And it will come about in that day, that every place where there used to be a thousand vines, valued at a thousand shekels of silver, will become briars and thorns.

Zephaniah 2:9

"Therefore, as I live," declares the LORD of hosts, The God of Israel, "Surely Moab will be like Sodom And the sons of Ammon like Gomorrah-- A place possessed by nettles and salt pits, And a perpetual desolation The remnant of My people will plunder them And the remainder of My nation will inherit them."

Malachi 1:3

but I have hated Esau, and I have made his mountains a desolation and appointed his inheritance for the jackals of the wilderness."



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