Job 6:5

“Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or loweth the ox over his fodder?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Doeth the wilde asse bray when he hath grasse? or loweth the oxe ouer his fodder?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Does the wild donkey bray over {his} grass, Or does the ox low over his fodder?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? Or loweth the ox over his fodder?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Does the ass of the fields give out his voice when he has grass? or does the ox make sounds over his food?
- Basic English Bible

Doth the wild ass bray by the grass? loweth an ox over his fodder?
- Darby Bible

Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or loweth the ox over his fodder?
- Webster's Bible

Does the wild donkey bray when he has grass? Or does the ox low over his fodder?
- World English Bible

Brayeth a wild ass over tender grass? Loweth an ox over his provender?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or loweth the ox over his fodder?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 6:5


6:5 Doth, &c. - Even the brute beasts, when they have convenient food, are quiet and contented. So it is no wonder that you complain not, who live in ease and prosperity, any more than I did, when I wanted nothing.


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