Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“They are wet with the mountain rains
And hug the rock for want of a shelter.

King James Version

They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and embrace the rock for want of a shelter.

Holman Bible

Drenched by mountain rains,
they huddle against the rocks, shelterless.

International Standard Version

They are wet from mountain rains; without shelter, they cling to a rock.

A Conservative Version

They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and embrace the rock for want of a shelter.

American Standard Version

They are wet with the showers of the mountains, And embrace the rock for want of a shelter.

Amplified


“They are wet from the rain of the mountains
And cling to the rock for lack of shelter.

Bible in Basic English

They are wet with the rain of the mountains, and get into the cracks of the rock for cover.

Darby Translation

They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and for want of a shelter embrace the rock ...

Julia Smith Translation

They will be wet from the pouring rains of the mountains, and they embraced the rock from no shelter.

King James 2000

They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and embrace the rock for want of a shelter.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They are wet from the rainstorm of the mountains, and they cling to the rock {without} refuge.

Modern King James verseion

They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and embrace the rock for lack of shelter.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So that when the showers in the mountains have rained upon them, and they be all wet, they have none other succour, but to embrace the rock for want of a covering.

NET Bible

They are soaked by mountain rains and huddle in the rocks because they lack shelter.

New Heart English Bible

They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and embrace the rock for lack of a shelter.

The Emphasized Bible

With the sweeping rain of the mountains, are they wet, and, through having no shelter, they embrace a rock.

Webster

They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and embrace the rock for want of a shelter.

World English Bible

They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and embrace the rock for lack of a shelter.

Youngs Literal Translation

From the inundation of hills they are wet, And without a refuge -- have embraced a rock.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רטב 
Ratab 
wet
Usage: 1

with the showers
זרם 
Zerem 
Usage: 9

of the mountains
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

and embrace
חבק 
Chabaq 
Usage: 13

the rock
צר צוּר 
Tsuwr 
Usage: 76

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Job's Eighth Speech, Continued

7 They spend the night naked, without clothing,
And have no covering against the cold.
8 “They are wet with the mountain rains
And hug the rock for want of a shelter.
9 Others snatch the orphan from the breast,
And against the poor they take a pledge.


Cross References

Lamentations 4:5

Those who ate delicacies
Are desolate in the streets;
Those reared in purple
Embrace ash pits.

Song of Songs 5:2

I was asleep but my heart was awake.
A voice! My beloved was knocking:
‘Open to me, my sister, my darling,
My dove, my perfect one!
For my head is drenched with dew,
My locks with the damp of the night.’

Hebrews 11:38

(men of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves and holes in the ground.

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