Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? Or loweth the ox over his fodder?

New American Standard Bible

"Does the wild donkey bray over his grass, Or does the ox low over his fodder?

King James Version

Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or loweth the ox over his fodder?

Holman Bible

Does a wild donkey bray over fresh grass
or an ox low over its fodder?

International Standard Version

"Will the wild donkey bray from hunger if fresh grass is beside him? Will the ox low from distress if it is near its feed?

A Conservative Version

Does the wild donkey bray when he has grass? Or the ox moo over his fodder?

Amplified

Does the wild ass bray when it has grass? Or does the ox low over its fodder?

Bible in Basic English

Does the ass of the fields give out his voice when he has grass? or does the ox make sounds over his food?

Darby Translation

Doth the wild ass bray by the grass? loweth an ox over his fodder?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Does the wild ass bray when he has grass? Does the ox low over his fodder?

Julia Smith Translation

Shall the wild ass bray at grass? if the ox will low over his provender?

King James 2000

Does the wild donkey bray when it has grass? or the ox lows over its fodder?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Does [the] wild ass bray over grass, or [the] ox bellow over its fodder?

Modern King James verseion

Does the wild ass bray when he has grass? Or does the ox low over his fodder?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Doth the wild ass roar when he hath grass? Or crieth the ox, when he hath fodder enough?

NET Bible

"Does the wild donkey bray when it is near grass? Or does the ox low near its fodder?

New Heart English Bible

Does the wild donkey bray when he has grass? Or does the ox low over his fodder?

The Emphasized Bible

Doth the wild ass bray over grass? Or loweth the ox over his fodder?

Webster

Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or loweth the ox over his fodder?

World English Bible

Does the wild donkey bray when he has grass? Or does the ox low over his fodder?

Youngs Literal Translation

Brayeth a wild ass over tender grass? Loweth an ox over his provender?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Doth the wild ass
פּרה פּרא 
Pere' 
Usage: 10

נהק 
Nahaq 
Usage: 2

דּשׁא 
Deshe' 
Usage: 15

or loweth
גּעה 
Ga`ah 
low
Usage: 2

the ox
שׁור 
Showr 
ox, bullock, cow, bull, wall
Usage: 78

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Job's Second Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

4 For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, The poison whereof my spirit drinketh up: The terrors of God do set themselves in array against me. 5 Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? Or loweth the ox over his fodder? 6 Can that which hath no savor be eaten without salt? Or is there any taste in the white of an egg?


Cross References

Psalm 42:1

As the hart panteth after the water brooks, So panteth my soul after thee, O God.

Psalm 104:14

He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, And herb for the service of man; That he may bring forth food out of the earth,

Jeremiah 14:6

And the wild asses stand on the bare heights, they pant for air like jackals; their eyes fail, because there is no herbage.

Joel 1:18-20

How do the beasts groan! the herds of cattle are perplexed, because they have no pasture; yea, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.

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