Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Can that which hath no savor be eaten without salt? Or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

New American Standard Bible

"Can something tasteless be eaten without salt, Or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

King James Version

Can that which is unsavoury be eaten without salt? or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

Holman Bible

Is bland food eaten without salt?
Is there flavor in an egg white?

International Standard Version

Tasteless food isn't eaten without salt, is it? Is there any taste in an egg white?

A Conservative Version

Can that which has no savor be eaten without salt? Or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

Amplified

Can that which has no taste to it be eaten without salt? Or is there any flavor in the white of an egg?

Bible in Basic English

Will a man take food which has no taste without salt? or is there any taste in the soft substance of purslain?

Darby Translation

Shall that which is insipid be eaten without salt? Is there any taste in the white of an egg?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Can that which is unsavoury be eaten without salt? Or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

Julia Smith Translation

Shall that unseasoned be eaten without salt? if there is taste in purslain slime?

King James 2000

Can that which is tasteless be eaten without salt? or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Can tasteless [food] be eaten without salt, or is there taste in the white of a marshmallow plant?

Modern King James verseion

Can that which has no taste be eaten without salt? Or is there taste in the white of an egg?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That which is unsavory, shalt it be eaten without salt, or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

NET Bible

Can food that is tasteless be eaten without salt? Or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

New Heart English Bible

Can that which has no flavor be eaten without salt? Or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

The Emphasized Bible

Can that which hath no savour be eaten without salt? Or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

Webster

Can that which is unsavory be eaten without salt? or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

World English Bible

Can that which has no flavor be eaten without salt? Or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

Youngs Literal Translation

Eaten is an insipid thing without salt? Is there sense in the drivel of dreams?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּפל 
Taphel 
Usage: 7

be eaten
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

מלח 
melach 
Usage: 28

or is there
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

in the white
ריר 
Riyr 
Usage: 2

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Job's Second Speech: A Response To Eliphaz

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? 7 My soul refuseth to touch them ; They are as loathsome food to me.


Cross References

Leviticus 2:13

And every oblation of thy meal-offering shalt thou season with salt; neither shalt thou suffer the salt of the covenant of thy God to be lacking from thy meal-offering: with all thine oblations thou shalt offer salt.

Colossians 4:6

Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer each one.

Job 6:25

How forcible are words of uprightness! But your reproof, what doth it reprove?

Job 6:30

Is there injustice on my tongue? Cannot my taste discern mischievous things?

Job 12:11

Doth not the ear try words, Even as the palate tasteth its food?

Job 16:2

I have heard many such things: Miserable comforters are ye all.

Job 34:3

For the ear trieth words, As the palate tasteth food.

Psalm 119:103

How sweet are thy words unto my taste! Yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

Luke 14:34

Salt therefore is good: but if even the salt have lost its savor, wherewith shall it be seasoned?

Hebrews 6:4-5

For as touching those who were once enlightened and tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

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