Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

But ask now the beasts and they shall teach thee; and the birds of the heavens, and they shall announce to thee:

New American Standard Bible

“But now ask the beasts, and let them teach you;
And the birds of the heavens, and let them tell you.

King James Version

But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee:

Holman Bible

But ask the animals, and they will instruct you;
ask the birds of the sky, and they will tell you.

International Standard Version

"Ask the wild animals, and they'll teach you; the birds of the sky will tell you.

A Conservative Version

But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee, and the birds of the heavens, and they shall tell thee.

American Standard Version

But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; And the birds of the heavens, and they shall tell thee:

Amplified


“Now ask the animals, and let them teach you [that God does not deal with His creatures according to their character];
And ask the birds of the air, and let them tell you;

Bible in Basic English

But put now a question to the beasts, and get teaching from them; or to the birds of the heaven, and they will make it clear to you;

Darby Translation

But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowl of the heavens, and they shall tell thee;

King James 2000

But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach you; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell you:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"But ask [the] animals, and they will teach you, and the birds of the heaven, and they will tell you;

Modern King James verseion

But now ask the animals, and they shall teach you; and the birds of the air, and they shall tell you;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ask the cattle, and they shall inform thee; the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee.

NET Bible

"But now, ask the animals and they will teach you, or the birds of the sky and they will tell you.

New Heart English Bible

"But ask the animals, now, and they shall teach you; the birds of the sky, and they shall tell you.

The Emphasized Bible

But, in very deed, ask, I pray thee, the beasts, and they will teach thee, and the bird of the heavens, and it will tell thee;

Webster

But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee:

World English Bible

"But ask the animals, now, and they shall teach you; the birds of the sky, and they shall tell you.

Youngs Literal Translation

And yet, ask, I pray thee, One of the beasts, and it doth shew thee, And a fowl of the heavens, And it doth declare to thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
אוּלם 
'uwlam 
Usage: 18

ask
שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

now the beasts
בּהמה 
B@hemah 
Usage: 190

thee and the fowls
עוף 
`owph 
Usage: 71

of the air
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

References

American

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Context Readings

If You Want To Learn

6 The tents to those oppressing will be secure, and confidence to those provoking God to anger: whom God will bring into his hand 7 But ask now the beasts and they shall teach thee; and the birds of the heavens, and they shall announce to thee: 8 Or speak to the earth and it shall teach thee; and the fishes of the sea shall recount to thee.



Cross References

Job 21:29-30

Did ye not ask them passing over the way? and shall ye not know their signs?

Proverbs 6:6

Go to the ant, thou slothful one; see her ways, and be wise:

Isaiah 1:3

. The ox knew his possessor, and the ass his lord's stall: Israel knew not; my people understood not

Jeremiah 8:7

Also the stork in the heavens knew her appointment; and the turtle-dove, and the swallow, and the twitterer watched the time of their coming; and my people knew not the judgment of Jehovah.

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