Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

then let thorns grow instead of wheat
and stinkweed instead of barley.The words of Job are concluded.

New American Standard Bible

Let briars grow instead of wheat, And stinkweed instead of barley." The words of Job are ended.

King James Version

Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

International Standard Version

may thorns spring up instead of wheat, and obnoxious weeds instead of barley." With this, Job's discourse with his friends is completed.

A Conservative Version

let thistles grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

American Standard Version

Let thistles grow instead of wheat, And cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Amplified

Let thistles grow instead of wheat and cockleburs instead of barley. The [controversial] words of Job [with his friends] are ended.

Bible in Basic English

Then in place of grain let thorns come up, and in place of barley evil-smelling plants.

Darby Translation

Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and tares instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

let thistles grow up unto me instead of wheat and stinkweed instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Julia Smith Translation

The thorn shall come forth, instead of wheat, and the weed instead of barley. The words of Job were completed

King James 2000

Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and weeds instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Lexham Expanded Bible

let thorns grow in place of wheat and noxious weeds in place of barley." The words of Job are ended.

Modern King James verseion

let thorns come forth instead of wheat, and weeds instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

then let thistles grow instead of my wheat, and thorns for my barley."

NET Bible

then let thorns sprout up in place of wheat, and in place of barley, weeds!" The words of Job are ended.

New Heart English Bible

let briars grow instead of wheat, and stinkweed instead of barley." The words of Job are ended.

The Emphasized Bible

Instead of wheat, let there come forth bramble, and, instead of barley, a bad-smelling weed! Ended are the words of Job.

Webster

Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

World English Bible

let briars grow instead of wheat, and stinkweed instead of barley." The words of Job are ended.

Youngs Literal Translation

Instead of wheat let a thorn go forth, And instead of barley a useless weed! The words of Job are finished.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חוח 
Chowach 
Usage: 11

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

חטּה 
Chittah 
Usage: 30

and cockle
בּאשׁה 
Bo'shah 
Usage: 1

שׂעור שׂער שׂעורה שׂערה 
S@`orah 
Usage: 34

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of Job
איּוב 
'Iyowb 
Job
Usage: 17

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

39 if I have consumed its produce without payment
or shown contempt for its tenants,
40 then let thorns grow instead of wheat
and stinkweed instead of barley.The words of Job are concluded.


Cross References

Genesis 3:17-18

And He said to Adam, “Because you listened to your wife’s voice and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘Do not eat from it’:The ground is cursed because of you.
You will eat from it by means of painful labor
all the days of your life.

Psalm 72:20

The prayers of David son of Jesse are concluded.

Isaiah 7:23

And on that day
every place where there were 1,000 vines,
worth 1,000 pieces of silver,
will become thorns and briers.

Zephaniah 2:9

Therefore, as I live—
this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts,
the God of Israel—
Moab will be like Sodom
and the Ammonites like Gomorrah
a place overgrown with weeds,
a salt pit, and a perpetual wasteland.
The remnant of My people will plunder them;
the remainder of My nation will dispossess them.

Malachi 1:3

but I hated Esau. I turned his mountains into a wasteland, and gave his inheritance to the desert jackals.”

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