Job 30:29

“I am a brother to dragons, and a companion to owles.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




Viewing the original 1611 KJV with archaic English spelling.
Click to switch to the Standard KJV.

Other Translations

I am a brother to dragons, and a companion to owls.
- King James Version

"I have become a brother to jackals And a companion of ostriches.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I am a brother to jackals, And a companion to ostriches.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I have become a brother to the jackals, and go about in the company of ostriches.
- Basic English Bible

I am become a brother to jackals, and a companion of ostriches.
- Darby Bible

I am a brother to dragons, and a companion to owls.
- Webster's Bible

I am a brother to jackals, and a companion to ostriches.
- World English Bible

A brother I have been to dragons, And a companion to daughters of the ostrich.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I am become a brother to jackals, and a companion to ostriches.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 30:29


30:29 A brother - By imitation of their cries: persons of like qualities are often called brethren. Dragon - Which howl and wail mournfully in the deserts.


Discussion for Job 30

  • AJ
    Its funny how reading peoples comments; i hear condescending, and judgement. No one is perfect. Job was a faith man, God bet on him. I wish i was a fraction of a man he was, we all can keep striving to be faithful servants that God instructs us to be. by helping each other.
  • RT
    Proof that they didn't have black skin, Job was covered in dark scabs from his disease a
  • Joseph Gugu
    what troubles us much when we are passing through hardship is reason why God allow this to us
  • Ahuwa Chiamaka
    In any situationwefind ourselves we should rely on God for help because others can look down on us.
  • Skyler
    I love god so much
  • Maxann
    In Job 30:31 what was Job complaining about?

What Do You Think of Job 30?

Share your own thoughts or commentary here...

Notify me if someone responds on this discussion/thread

Bible Options

Sponsored Links