Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 with the showers of the mountains and cling to the rock for want 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 ...

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They are wet with the floods of the mountains and embrace the rock for want of a covering.

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, with no covering against the cold. 8 They are wet from mountain rains; without shelter, they cling to a rock. 9 "The fatherless are torn from the breast; the poor are taken away as security for a loan.


Cross References

Lamentations 4:5

Those who enjoyed delicacies lie desolate in the streets. Those who were reared wearing purple scavenge in piles of trash.

Song of Songs 5:2

I was asleep, but my heart was awake. There's a sound! My beloved is knocking. "Open up for me, my sister, my darling, my dove, my perfect one. For my head is drenched with dew, my hair with the dampness of the night."

Hebrews 11:38

The world wasn't worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, and from caves to holes in the ground.

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