Job 40:22

“The shady trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The shady trees couer him with their shaddow: the willowes of the brooke compasse him about.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"The lotus plants cover him with shade; The willows of the brook surround him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The lotus-trees cover him with their shade; The willows of the brook compass him about.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He is covered by the branches of the trees; the grasses of the stream are round him.
- Basic English Bible

Lotus-bushes cover him with their shade; the willows of the brook surround him.
- Darby Bible

The shady trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook encompass him.
- Webster's Bible

The lotuses cover him with their shade. The willows of the brook surround him.
- World English Bible

Cover him do shades, [with] their shadow, Cover him do willows of the brook.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The lotus-trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 40:22


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.


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