Job 8:11

“Can the rush grow up without mire? can the flag grow without water?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Can the rush growe vp without myre? can the flag growe without water?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Can the papyrus grow up without a marsh? Can the rushes grow without water?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Can the rush grow up without mire? Can the flag grow without water?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Will the river-plant come up in its pride without wet earth? will the grass get tall without water?
- Basic English Bible

Doth the papyrus shoot up without mire? doth the reed-grass grow without water?
- Darby Bible

Can the rush grow without mire? can the flag grow without water?
- Webster's Bible

Can the papyrus grow up without mire? Can the rushes grow without water?
- World English Bible

`Doth a rush wise without mire? A reed increase without water?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Can the rush shoot up without mire? Can the reed-grass grow without water?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 8:11


8:11 Can, &c. - The hypocrite cannot build his hope, without some false, rotten ground or other, any more than the rush can grow without mire, or the flag without water.


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