Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Will you play with him as with a bird, Or will you bind him for your maidens?

King James Version

Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?

Holman Bible

Can you play with him like a bird
or put him on a leash for your girls?

International Standard Version

"Will you play with him like a pet bird? Will you put a leash on him for your little girls?

A Conservative Version

Will thou play with him as with a bird? Or will thou bind him for thy maidens?

American Standard Version

Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? Or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?

Amplified

Will you play with [the crocodile] as with a bird? Or will you put him on a leash for your maidens?

Bible in Basic English

Will you make sport with him, as with a bird? or put him in chains for your young women?

Darby Translation

Wilt thou play with him as with a bird, and wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?

Julia Smith Translation

Wilt thou play with him as a bird? and wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?

King James 2000

Will you play with him as with a bird? or will you leash him for your maidens?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Will you play with it as [with] birds and put it on a leash for your girls?

Modern King James verseion

Will you play with him as with a bird? Or will you bind him for your maidens?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wilt thou take thy pastime with him as with a bird? Or give him unto thy maidens,

NET Bible

Can you play with it, like a bird, or tie it on a leash for your girls?

New Heart English Bible

Will you play with him as with a bird? Or will you bind him for your girls?

The Emphasized Bible

Wilt thou sport with him, as with a little bird? Or wilt thou bind him, for thy maidens?

Webster

Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?

World English Bible

Will you play with him as with a bird? Or will you bind him for your girls?

Youngs Literal Translation

Dost thou play with him as a bird? And dost thou bind him for thy damsels?

Topics

Interlinear

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

with him as with a bird
צפּר צפּור 
Tsippowr 
Usage: 40

or wilt thou bind
קשׁר 
Qashar 
Usage: 44

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Lord Continues: Can You Conquer Leviathan, Job?

4 "Will he make a covenant with you? Will you take him for a servant forever? 5 "Will you play with him as with a bird, Or will you bind him for your maidens? 6 "Will the traders bargain over him? Will they divide him among the merchants?



Cross References

Judges 16:25-30

It so happened when they were in high spirits, that they said, "Call for Samson, that he may amuse us." So they called for Samson from the prison, and he entertained them. And they made him stand between the pillars.

Job 28:11

"He dams up the streams from flowing, And what is hidden he brings out to the light.

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