Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"As water evaporates from the sea, And a river becomes parched and dried up,

King James Version

As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up:

Holman Bible

As water disappears from the sea
and a river becomes parched and dry,

International Standard Version

As water disappears from the sea, or water evaporates from a river,

A Conservative Version

[As] the waters fail from the sea, and the river wastes away and dries up,

American Standard Version

As the waters fail from the sea, And the river wasteth and drieth up;

Amplified

As waters evaporate from the lake, and the river drains and dries up,

Bible in Basic English

The waters go from a pool, and a river becomes waste and dry;

Darby Translation

The waters recede from the lake, and the river wasteth and drieth up:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The waters from the sea went, and the river ran out, it dried up.

Julia Smith Translation

The waters departed from the sea, and the river will be wasted and dried up;

King James 2000

As the waters fail from the sea, and the river decays and dries up:

Lexham Expanded Bible

[As] water disappears from a lake, and a river withers away and dries up,

Modern King James verseion

As the waters fail from the sea, and a river falls away and dries up,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The floods when they be dried up, and the rivers when they be empty, are filled again through the flowing waters of the sea:

NET Bible

As water disappears from the sea, or a river drains away and dries up,

New Heart English Bible

As the waters fail from the sea, and the river wastes and dries up,

The Emphasized Bible

Waters, have failed from, the sea, and, a river, may waste and dry up;

Webster

As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up:

World English Bible

As the waters fail from the sea, and the river wastes and dries up,

Youngs Literal Translation

Waters have gone away from a sea, And a river becometh waste and dry.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

אזל 
'azal 
Usage: 6

from the sea
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

and the flood
נהר 
Nahar 
Usage: 119

חרב חרב 
Charab 
Usage: 40

References

American

Fausets

Job

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Job Continues To Argue His Case With God

10 "But man dies and lies prostrate Man expires, and where is he? 11 "As water evaporates from the sea, And a river becomes parched and dried up, 12 So man lies down and does not rise. Until the heavens are no longer, He will not awake nor be aroused out of his sleep.



Cross References

Isaiah 19:5

The waters from the sea will dry up, And the river will be parched and dry.

Job 6:15-18

"My brothers have acted deceitfully like a wadi, Like the torrents of wadis which vanish,

Jeremiah 15:18

Why has my pain been perpetual And my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will You indeed be to me like a deceptive stream With water that is unreliable?

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