Parallel Verses

King James 2000

My root was spread out to the waters, and the dew lay all night upon my branch.

New American Standard Bible

'My root is spread out to the waters, And dew lies all night on my branch.

King James Version

My root was spread out by the waters, and the dew lay all night upon my branch.

Holman Bible

My roots will have access to water,
and the dew will rest on my branches all night.

International Standard Version

My roots have spread out and have found water, and dew settles at night on my branches.

A Conservative Version

My root is spread out to the waters, and the dew lays all night upon my branch.

American Standard Version

My root is spread out to the waters, And the dew lieth all night upon my branch;

Amplified

My root is spread out and open to the waters, and the dew lies all night upon my branch.

Bible in Basic English

My root will be open to the waters, and the night mist will be on my branches,

Darby Translation

My root shall be spread out to the waters, and the dew will lie all night on my branch;

Julia Smith Translation

My root opened to the waters, and the dew will lodge upon my foliage.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My roots [were] open to water, and dew spent the night on my branches;

Modern King James verseion

My root was open to the waters, and the dew lay all night on my branch.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For my root was spread out by the water's side, and the dew lay upon my corn.

NET Bible

My roots reach the water, and the dew lies on my branches all night long.

New Heart English Bible

My root is spread out to the waters. The dew lies all night on my branch.

The Emphasized Bible

My root, is laid open to the waters, and, the dew, shall lodge for the night in my boughs;

Webster

My root was spread out by the waters, and the dew lay all night upon my branch.

World English Bible

My root is spread out to the waters. The dew lies all night on my branch.

Youngs Literal Translation

My root is open unto the waters, And dew doth lodge on my branch.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My root
שׁרשׁ 
Sheresh 
Usage: 33

פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

by the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

and the dew
טל 
Tal 
dew
Usage: 31

לין לוּן 
Luwn 
Usage: 84

References

American

Dew

Fausets

Dew

Morish

Dew

Smith

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense

18 Then I said, I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand. 19 My root was spread out to the waters, and the dew lay all night upon my branch. 20 My glory was fresh in me, and my bow was renewed in my hand.


Cross References

Job 18:16

His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his branch be cut off.

Jeremiah 17:8

For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreads out its roots by the river, and shall not fear when the heat comes, but its leaf shall be green; and shall not be anxious in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.

Psalm 1:3

And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he does shall prosper.

Hosea 14:5-7

I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.

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