Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“His roots wrap around a rock pile,
He grasps a house of stones.

King James Version

His roots are wrapped about the heap, and seeth the place of stones.

Holman Bible

His roots are intertwined around a pile of rocks.
He looks for a home among the stones.

International Standard Version

Its roots weave around a pile of stones, seeking to entrench itself among the rocks.

A Conservative Version

His roots are wrapped around the [stone] heap. He beholds the place of stones.

American Standard Version

His roots are wrapped about the'stone -heap, He beholdeth the place of stones.

Amplified


“His [godless] roots are wrapped around a pile of rocks,
And he gazes at a house of stones.

Bible in Basic English

His roots are twisted round the stones, forcing their way in between them.

Darby Translation

His roots are entwined about the stoneheap; he seeth the place of stones.

Julia Smith Translation

His roots were entwined upon a heap, he shall see a house of stones.

King James 2000

His roots are wrapped about the stone heap, and looks for a place in the stones.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His roots twine over a stone heap; he sees a house of stone.

Modern King James verseion

His roots are wrapped around the heap, and he sees the place of stones.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and it taketh many roots: insomuch that it is like a house of stone.

NET Bible

It wraps its roots around a heap of stones and it looks for a place among stones.

New Heart English Bible

His roots are wrapped around the rock pile. He sees the place of stones.

The Emphasized Bible

Over a heap, his roots are entwined, a place of stones, he descrieth;

Webster

His roots are wrapped about the heap, and seeth the place of stones.

World English Bible

His roots are wrapped around the rock pile. He sees the place of stones.

Youngs Literal Translation

By a heap his roots are wrapped, A house of stones he looketh for.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁרשׁ 
Sheresh 
Usage: 33

סבך 
Cabak 
Usage: 2

the heap
גּל 
Gal 
Usage: 34

and seeth
חזה 
Chazah 
Usage: 54

the place
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Bildad's First Response To Job

16 Like a tree, he is green before the sun, and his branches go forth over his garden; 17 “His roots wrap around a rock pile,
He grasps a house of stones.
18 If he is uprooted from his place, then it shall deny him, saying, I have not seen thee.



Cross References

Job 18:16

His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above his branch shall be cut off.

Job 29:19

My root is spread out by the waters, and the dew shall remain upon my branches.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as the fire devours the stubble and the flame consumes the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go away as dust because they have cast away the law of the LORD of the hosts and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 40:24

As if they had never been planted, as if they had never been sown, as if their stock had never taken root in the earth; even blowing upon them, they wither, and the whirlwind takes them away as stubble.

Jeremiah 12:1-2

Righteous art thou, O LORD, even though I dispute with thee: even so, I will speak judgments with thee; Why does the way of the wicked prosper? All those that completely rebel against thee have peace.

Mark 11:20

And passing by in the morning, they saw the fig tree dried up from the roots.

Jude 1:12

These are spots in your banquets of charity, feeding themselves without any fear whatsoever: clouds without water, carried to and fro of the winds; trees withered as in fall, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;

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