Job 8:12

“Whilst it is yet in his greenness, and not cut down, it withereth before any other herb.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whilest it is yet in his greennesse, and not cut downe, it withereth before any other herbe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"While it is still green {and} not cut down, Yet it withers before any {other} plant.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whilst it is yet in its greenness, `and' not cut down, It withereth before any `other' herb.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When it is still green, without being cut down, it becomes dry and dead before any other plant.
- Basic English Bible

Whilst it is yet in its greenness [and] not cut down, it withereth before any [other] grass.
- Darby Bible

Whilst it is yet in its greenness, and not cut down, it withereth before any other herb.
- Webster's Bible

While it is yet in its greenness, not cut down, it withers before any other reed.
- World English Bible

While it [is] in its budding -- uncropt, Even before any herb it withereth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Whilst it is yet in its greenness, and not cut down, it withereth before any other herb.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 8:12


8:12 Greenness - Whereby it promises long continuance. Tho' no man cut it down, it withers of itself, sooner than other herbs.


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