Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“He regards iron as straw,
Bronze as rotten wood.

King James Version

He esteemeth iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood.

Holman Bible

He regards iron as straw,
and bronze as rotten wood.

International Standard Version

He regards iron like straw, and hardened bronze like a dead tree.

A Conservative Version

He counts iron as straw, [and] brass as rotten wood.

American Standard Version

He counteth iron as straw,
And brass as rotten wood.

Amplified


“He considers iron as straw,
Bronze as rotten wood.

Bible in Basic English

Iron is to him as dry grass, and brass as soft wood.

Darby Translation

He esteemeth iron as straw, bronze as rotten wood.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He esteems iron as straw and bronze as rotten wood.

Julia Smith Translation

He will reckon iron for straw, and brass for wood of rottenness

King James 2000

He regards iron as straw, and bronze as rotten wood.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It regards iron as straw, bronze as rotten wood.

Modern King James verseion

He counts iron as straw, bronze as rotten wood.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He setteth as much by a straw as by iron, and as much by a rotten stock as by metal.

NET Bible

It regards iron as straw and bronze as rotten wood.

New Heart English Bible

He counts iron as straw; and brass as rotten wood.

The Emphasized Bible

He counteth iron as broken straw, and bronze as rotten wood:

Webster

He esteemeth iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood.

World English Bible

He counts iron as straw; and brass as rotten wood.

Youngs Literal Translation

He reckoneth iron as straw, brass as rotten wood.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּרזל 
Barzel 
Usage: 76

as straw
תּבן 
Teben 
Usage: 17

and brass
נחשׁה נחוּשׁה 
N@chuwshah 
Usage: 10

as rotten
רקּבון 
Riqqabown 
Usage: 1

References

Easton

Context Readings

The Lord Continues: Can You Conquer Leviathan, Job?

26 "The sword that reaches him cannot avail, Nor the spear, the dart or the javelin. 27 “He regards iron as straw,
Bronze as rotten wood.
28 "The arrow cannot make him flee; Slingstones are turned into stubble for him.



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