Parallel Verses

Amplified

Whose home I have made the wilderness, and the salt land his dwelling place?

New American Standard Bible

To whom I gave the wilderness for a home And the salt land for his dwelling place?

King James Version

Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings.

Holman Bible

I made the wilderness its home,
and the salty wasteland its dwelling.

International Standard Version

to whom I've given the Arabah for a home; the salt plain for his dwelling place?

A Conservative Version

whose home I have made the wilderness, and the salt land his dwelling-place?

American Standard Version

Whose home I have made the wilderness, And the salt land his dwelling-place?

Bible in Basic English

To whom I have given the waste land for a heritage, and the salt land as a living-place.

Darby Translation

Whose house I made the wilderness, and the salt plain his dwellings?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Unto whom I made a house in the wilderness, and his dwellings in the salty land.

Julia Smith Translation

To whom did I set the desert his house, and the salt land his dwellings?

King James 2000

Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[to] which I have given [the] wilderness [as] its house and [the] salt flat [as] its dwelling place?

Modern King James verseion

to whom I have assigned the wilderness for its home, and the salt land for its dwellings?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Unto whom I have given the wilderness to be their house, and the untilled land to be their dwelling place:

NET Bible

to whom I appointed the steppe for its home, the salt wastes as its dwelling place?

New Heart English Bible

Whose home I have made the wilderness, and the salt land his dwelling place?

The Emphasized Bible

Whose house I have made the waste plain, and his dwellings, the land of salt:

Webster

Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings.

World English Bible

Whose home I have made the wilderness, and the salt land his dwelling place?

Youngs Literal Translation

Whose house I have made the wilderness, And his dwellings the barren land,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

ערבה 
`arabah 
Usage: 61

and the barren
מלחה 
M@lechah 
Usage: 3

References

Easton

Ass

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

The Wild Donkey

5 Who has sent out the wild donkey, giving him his freedom? Or who has loosed the bands of the swift donkey [by which his tame brother is bound -- "he, the shy, the swift-footed, and the untamable], 6 Whose home I have made the wilderness, and the salt land his dwelling place? 7 He scorns the tumult of the city and hears not the shoutings of the taskmaster.



Cross References

Psalm 107:34

A fruitful land into a barren, salt waste, because of the wickedness of those who dwell in it.

Deuteronomy 29:23

The whole land is brimstone and salt and a burned waste, not sown or bearing anything, where no grass can take root, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah with Admah and Zeboiim, which the Lord overthrew in His anger and wrath -- "

Job 24:5

Behold, as wild asses in the desert, [the poor] go forth to their work, seeking diligently for prey and food; the wilderness yields them bread for their children [in roots and herbage].

Jeremiah 2:24

Or [you have the untamed and reckless nature of] a wild donkey used to the desert, in her heat sniffing the wind [for the scent of a male]. In her mating season who can restrain her? No males seeking her need weary themselves; in her month they will find her [seeking them].

Jeremiah 17:6

For he shall be like a shrub or a person naked and destitute in the desert; and he shall not see any good come, but shall dwell in the parched places in the wilderness, in an uninhabited salt land.

Ezekiel 47:11

But its swamps and marshes will not become wholesome for animal life; they shall [as the river subsides] be left encrusted with salt and given over to it.

Hosea 8:9

For they are gone up to Assyria, a wild ass taking her own way by herself; Ephraim has hired lovers.

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