Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and a messenger came unto Job and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them;

New American Standard Bible

a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing and the donkeys feeding beside them,

King James Version

And there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them:

Holman Bible

a messenger came to Job and reported: “While the oxen were plowing and the donkeys grazing nearby,

International Standard Version

a messenger approached Job and said, "The oxen were plowing and the female donkeys were grazing nearby

A Conservative Version

that there came a messenger to Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the donkeys feeding beside them,

American Standard Version

that there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them;

Amplified

And there came a messenger to Job and said, The oxen were plowing and the donkeys feeding beside them,

Bible in Basic English

And a man came to Job, and said, The oxen were ploughing, and the asses were taking their food by their side:

Darby Translation

And there came a messenger to Job and said, The oxen were ploughing, and the asses feeding beside them;

Julia Smith Translation

And a messenger came to Job; and he will say, The oxen were ploughing, and the he asses were feeding upon their hands.

King James 2000

And there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the donkeys feeding beside them:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing, and the female donkeys were feeding {beside them}.

Modern King James verseion

And there came a messenger to Job and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

there came a messenger unto Job, and said, "While the oxen were a plowing, and the asses going in the pasture beside them,

NET Bible

and a messenger came to Job, saying, "The oxen were plowing and the donkeys were grazing beside them,

New Heart English Bible

that there came a messenger to Job, and said, "The oxen were plowing, and the donkeys feeding beside them,

The Emphasized Bible

And, a messenger, came in unto Job, and said, - The oxen, were plowing, and, the asses, feeding beside them;

Webster

And there came a messenger to Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them:

World English Bible

that there came a messenger to Job, and said, "The oxen were plowing, and the donkeys feeding beside them,

Youngs Literal Translation

And a messenger hath come in unto Job and saith, 'The oxen have been plowing, and the she-asses feeding by their sides,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

איּוב 
'Iyowb 
Job
Usage: 17

and said

Usage: 0

בּקר 
Baqar 
Usage: 183

חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

and the asses
אתון 
'athown 
ass
Usage: 34

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

References

Context Readings

Satan's First Test Of Job

13 And there was a day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in the house of their brother, the firstborn; 14 and a messenger came unto Job and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them; 15 and the Sabeans fell upon them and took them away; they have slain the servants with the edge of the sword; and I alone have escaped to tell thee.



Cross References

1 Samuel 4:17

And the messenger answered and said, Israel fled before the Philistines, and there has been also a great slaughter among the people, and thy two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God was taken.

2 Samuel 15:13

And the word came to David, saying, The hearts of the men of Israel are after Absalom.

Jeremiah 51:31

One post shall run to meet another, and one messenger to meet another, to show the king of Babylon that his city is taken in all places,

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