Job 30:4

“Who cut up mallows by the bushes, and juniper roots for their meat.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 30:4

Who cut vp mallowes by the bushes, and Iuniper rootes for their meate.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Who pluck mallow by the bushes, And whose food is the root of the broom shrub.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They pluck salt-wort by the bushes; And the roots of the broom are their food.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They are pulling off the salt leaves from the brushwood, and making a meal of roots.
- Basic English Bible

They gather the salt-wort among the bushes, and the roots of the broom for their food.
- Darby Bible

Who cut up mallows by the bushes, and juniper roots for their food.
- Webster's Bible

They pluck salt herbs by the bushes. The roots of the broom are their food.
- World English Bible

Those cropping mallows near a shrub, And broom-roots [is] their food.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They pluck salt-wort with wormwood; and the roots of the broom are their food.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 30:4

Wesley's Notes for Job 30:4


30:4 Who cut - Bitter herbs, which shews their extreme necessity. Juniper - Possibly the word may signify some other plant, for the Hebrews themselves are at a loss for the signification of the names of plants.


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