Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“He scorns the tumult of the city,
The shoutings of the driver he does not hear.

King James Version

He scorneth the multitude of the city, neither regardeth he the crying of the driver.

Holman Bible

It scoffs at the noise of the village
and never hears the shouts of a driver.

International Standard Version

He despises city noises; he ignores the shouts of the driver.

A Conservative Version

He scorns the tumult of the city, neither does he hear the shoutings of the driver.

American Standard Version

He scorneth the tumult of the city, Neither heareth he the shoutings of the driver.

Amplified

He scorns the tumult of the city and hears not the shoutings of the taskmaster.

Bible in Basic English

He makes sport of the noise of the town; the voice of the driver does not come to his ears;

Darby Translation

He laugheth at the tumult of the city, and heareth not the shouts of the driver;

Julia Smith Translation

He will laugh at the multitude of the city; he will not hear the noise of him driving.

King James 2000

He scorns the multitude of the city, neither regards he the shouts of the driver.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It scorns [the] city's turmoil; it does not hear [the] driver's shouts.

Modern King James verseion

He scorns the turmoil of the city; he does not hear the driver's shouts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That they may give no force for the multitude of people in the cities, neither regard the crying of the driver,

NET Bible

It scorns the tumult in the town; it does not hear the shouts of a driver.

New Heart English Bible

He scorns the tumult of the city, neither does he hear the shouting of the driver.

The Emphasized Bible

He laugheth at the throng of the city, The shoutings of the driver, he heareth not;

Webster

He scorneth the multitude of the city, neither regardeth he the crying of the driver.

World English Bible

He scorns the tumult of the city, neither does he hear the shouting of the driver.

Youngs Literal Translation

He doth laugh at the multitude of a city, The cries of an exactor he heareth not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂחק 
Sachaq 
Usage: 36

the multitude
המן המון 
Hamown 
Usage: 83

of the city
קריה 
Qiryah 
Usage: 31

he the crying
תּשׁאה 
T@shu'ah 
Usage: 4

References

Easton

Ass

Fausets

Watsons

Ass

Context Readings

The Wild Donkey

6 Unto whom I made a house in the wilderness, and his dwellings in the salty land. 7 “He scorns the tumult of the city,
The shoutings of the driver he does not hear.
8 The range of the mountains is his pasture, and he searches after every green thing.



Cross References

Job 3:18

There the prisoners rest together, they do not hear the voice of the oppressor.

Exodus 5:13-16

And the taskmasters hasted them, saying, Fulfil your works, your daily quotas, as when there was firewood.

Exodus 5:18

Go therefore now and work, for no firewood shall be given you, yet ye shall deliver the tally of bricks.

Job 39:18

In her time she lifts up herself on high; she scorns the horse and his rider.

Isaiah 31:4

For thus has the LORD spoken unto me, Like the lion and the young lion roaring on his prey, even if a multitude of shepherds come forth against him, he will not be afraid of their voices, nor abase himself for the noise of them: so shall the LORD of the hosts come down to fight for Mount Zion and for his hill.

Isaiah 58:3

Why have we fasted, they say, and thou dost not see? why have we afflicted our soul, and thou dost take no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find your own pleasure and exact your own estates.

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