Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

They dwell in the chasms of the valleys, in holes of the earth and in rocks.

New American Standard Bible

So that they dwell in dreadful valleys,
In holes of the earth and of the rocks.

King James Version

To dwell in the clifts of the valleys, in caves of the earth, and in the rocks.

Holman Bible

They are living on the slopes of the wadis,
among the rocks and in holes in the ground.

International Standard Version

They lived in the most dangerous of ravines, in holes in the ground, and among rocks.

A Conservative Version

so that they dwell in frightful valleys, in holes of the earth and of the rocks.

American Standard Version

So that they dwell in frightful valleys, In holes of the earth and of the rocks.

Amplified


“They must dwell on the slopes of wadis
And in holes in the ground and in rocks.

Bible in Basic English

They have to get a resting-place in the hollows of the valleys, in holes of the earth and rocks.

Darby Translation

To dwell in gloomy gorges, in caves of the earth and the rocks:

Julia Smith Translation

To dwell in the horror of the valleys, holes of the dust, and the rocks.

King James 2000

To dwell in the clefts of the valleys, in caves of the earth, and in the rocks.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{so that they dwell} [in] holes of [the] ground and [in the] rocks.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Their dwelling was beside foul brooks, yea in the caves and dens of the earth.

NET Bible

so that they had to live in the dry stream beds, in the holes of the ground, and among the rocks.

New Heart English Bible

So that they dwell in frightful valleys, and in holes of the earth and of the rocks.

The Emphasized Bible

In the fissures, of the ravines had they to dwell, in holes of dust and crags;

Webster

To dwell in the clefts of the valleys, in caves of the earth, and in the rocks.

World English Bible

So that they dwell in frightful valleys, and in holes of the earth and of the rocks.

Youngs Literal Translation

In a frightful place of valleys to dwell, Holes of earth and clefts.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To dwell
שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

in the clifts
ערוּץ 
`aruwts 
Usage: 1

of the valleys
נחלה נחלה נחל 
Nachal 
Usage: 141

in caves
חר חור 
Chowr 
Usage: 7

of the earth
עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Ut

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

5 They are driven forth from the midst; they cried against them as a thief. 6 They dwell in the chasms of the valleys, in holes of the earth and in rocks. 7 They bray among the bushes; they huddle together under the nettles;


Cross References

Judges 6:2

And the hand of Midian was strong against Israel. Before the faces of Midian, the sons of Israel made themselves dens in the mountains, and caves and strongholds.

1 Samuel 22:1-2

And David left there and escaped to the cave Adullam. And his brothers and all his father's house heard, and went down to him there.

Isaiah 2:19

And they shall go into the holes of the rocks, and into the caves of the earth for fear of Jehovah and for the glory of His majesty, when He arises to shake the earth terribly.

Revelation 6:15

And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every freeman, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains.

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