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Bible in Basic English

As for the earth, bread comes out of it; but under its face it is turned up as if by fire.

New American Standard Bible

“The earth, from it comes food,
And underneath it is turned up as fire.

King James Version

As for the earth, out of it cometh bread: and under it is turned up as it were fire.

Holman Bible

Food may come from the earth,
but below the surface the earth is transformed as by fire.

International Standard Version

"While the ground produces food, underneath it is torn up and burning hot,

A Conservative Version

As for the earth, out of it comes bread, and underneath it is turned up as it were by fire.

American Standard Version

As for the earth, out of it cometh bread; And underneath it is turned up as it were by fire.

Amplified


“[As for] the earth, out of it comes food,
But underneath [its surface, down deep] it is turned over as fire.

Darby Translation

As for the earth, out of it cometh bread, and underneath it is turned up as by fire;

Julia Smith Translation

The earth, from it will come forth bread, and under it was turned as fire.

King James 2000

As for the earth, out of it comes bread: but under it is turned up as it were fire.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[As for the] earth, from it comes food, but underneath it, it is turned up as [by] fire.

Modern King James verseion

As to the earth, out of it comes bread; and underneath it is turned up like fire.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He bringeth food out of the earth, and that which is under, consumeth he with fire.

NET Bible

The earth, from which food comes, is overturned below as though by fire;

New Heart English Bible

As for the earth, out of it comes bread; Underneath it is turned up as it were by fire.

The Emphasized Bible

As for the earth, out of it, cometh forth bread, and, under it, is upturned, as it were fire;

Webster

As for the earth, out of it cometh bread: and under it is turned up as it were fire.

World English Bible

As for the earth, out of it comes bread; Underneath it is turned up as it were by fire.

Youngs Literal Translation

The earth! from it cometh forth bread, And its under-part is turned like fire.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As for the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

out of it cometh
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

and under it is turned up
הפך 
Haphak 
Usage: 94

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

4 He makes a deep mine far away from those living in the light of day; when they go about on the earth, they have no knowledge of those who are under them, who are hanging far from men, twisting from side to side on a cord. 5 As for the earth, bread comes out of it; but under its face it is turned up as if by fire. 6 Its stones are the place of sapphires, and it has dust of gold.


Cross References

Genesis 1:11-12

And God said, Let grass come up on the earth, and plants producing seed, and fruit-trees giving fruit, in which is their seed, after their sort: and it was so.

Genesis 1:29

And God said, See, I have given you every plant producing seed, on the face of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit producing seed: they will be for your food:

Psalm 104:14-15

He makes the grass come up for the cattle, and plants for the use of man; so that bread may come out of the earth;

Isaiah 28:25-29

When the face of the earth has been levelled, does he not put in the different sorts of seed, and the grain in lines, and the barley in its place, and the spelt at the edge?

Ezekiel 28:13-14

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every stone of great price was your clothing, the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the emerald and the carbuncle: your store-houses were full of gold, and things of great price were in you; in the day when you were made they were got ready.

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