Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 He [is] {thriving} {before} the sun, and his plant shoots spread over his garden. 17 His roots twine over a stone heap; he sees a house of stone. 18 If he destroys him from his place, then it deceives him, [saying], 'I have never seen you.'



Cross References

Job 18:16

His roots dry up {below}, and its branches wither away above.

Job 29:19

My roots [were] open to water, and dew spent the night on my branches;

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as the tongue of fire devours the stubble, and dry grass sinks down [in the] flame, so their root will become like [the] stench, and their blossom will go up like [the] dust. For they have rejected the instruction of Yahweh of hosts, and they have treated the word of the holy one of Israel with contempt.

Isaiah 40:24

Indeed, hardly are they planted; indeed, hardly [are they] sown; indeed, hardly has their shoot taken root in the earth when he blows on them and they wither, and [the] tempest carries them like stubble.

Jeremiah 12:1-2

You [will be] in the right, Yahweh, when I complain to you. Even so, let me speak [my] claims with you. Why does [the] way of [the] wicked succeed? All those who deal treacherously with treachery are at ease.

Mark 11:20

And [as they] passed by early in the morning, they saw the fig tree withered from the roots.

Jude 1:12

These are the ones feasting together without reverence, hidden reefs at your love feasts, caring for themselves, waterless clouds carried away by winds, late autumn trees without fruit, twice dead, uprooted,

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