Job 14:7

“For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 14:7

For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut downe, that it will sprout againe, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For there is hope for a tree, When it is cut down, that it will sprout again, And its shoots will not fail.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For there is hope of a tree, If it be cut down, that it will sprout again, And that the tender branch thereof will not cease.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For there is hope of a tree; if it is cut down, it will come to life again, and its branches will not come to an end.
- Basic English Bible

For there is hope for a tree: if it be cut down, it will sprout again, and its tender branch will not cease;
- Darby Bible

For there is hope of a tree, if it is cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its tender branch will not cease.
- Webster's Bible

For there is hope for a tree, If it is cut down, that it will sprout again, that the tender branch of it will not cease.
- World English Bible

For there is of a tree hope, if it be cut down, That again it doth change, That its tender branch doth not cease.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 14:7

Wesley's Notes for Job 14:7


14:5 Determined - Limited to a certain period. With thee - In thy power and disposal. Thou hast appointed a certain end of his days, beyond which he cannot prolong his life.

14:6 Turn - Withdraw thine afflicting hand from him, that he may have some present ease. 'Till - He come to the period of his life, which thou hast allotted to him, as a man appoints a set time to an hired servant.

14:8 Die - To outward appearance.

14:9 Scent - By means of water. Scent or smell, is figuratively ascribed to a tree.


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