Job 40:21

“He lieth under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 40:21

He lieth vnder the shady trees in the couert of the reede, and fennes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Under the lotus plants he lies down, In the covert of the reeds and the marsh.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He lieth under the lotus-trees, In the covert of the reed, and the fen.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He takes his rest under the trees of the river, and in the pool, under the shade of the water-plants.
- Basic English Bible

He lieth under lotus-bushes, in the covert of the reed and fen:
- Darby Bible

He lieth under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens.
- Webster's Bible

He lies under the lotus trees, in the covert of the reed, and the marsh.
- World English Bible

Under shades he lieth down, In a secret place of reed and mire.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He lieth under the lotus-trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 40:21

Wesley's Notes for Job 40:21


40:19 The chief - He is one of the chief of God's works, in regard of its great bulk and strength.

40:20 Mountains - Though he lives most in the water, yet he often fetches his food from the land, and from the mountains or hills, which are nigh the river Nile. Play - They not only feed securely, but sport themselves by him, being taught by experience that he is gentle and harmless.

40:22 Brook - Or, of the Nile, of which this word is often used in scripture. His constant residence is in or near this river, or the willows that grow by it.

40:23 River - A great quantity of water, hyperbolically called a river. Hasteth not - He drinks not with fear and caution; but such is his courage, that he fears no enemy either by water or by land. He drinks as if he designed, to drink up the whole river. He mentions Jordan, as a river well known, in and nigh unto Job's land.


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