Job 40:22
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New International Version
The lotuses conceal it in their shadow; the poplars by the stream surround it.

New Living Translation
The lotus plants give it shade among the willows beside the stream.

English Standard Version
For his shade the lotus trees cover him; the willows of the brook surround him.

New American Standard Bible
"The lotus plants cover him with shade; The willows of the brook surround him.

King James Bible
The shady trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Lotus plants cover him with their shade; the willows by the brook surround him.

International Standard Version
The lotus trees cover him with their shade, and willows that line the wadis surround him.

NET Bible
The lotus trees conceal it in their shadow; the poplars by the stream conceal it.

New Heart English Bible
The lotuses cover him with their shade. The willows of the brook surround him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Lotus plants provide it with cover. Poplars by the stream surround it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The lotus-trees cover him with their shadow; The willows of the brook compass him about.

New American Standard 1977
“The lotus plants cover him with shade;
            The willows of the brook surround him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The shady trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about.

King James 2000 Bible
The shady trees cover him with their shade; the willows of the brook surround him.

American King James Version
The shady trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about.

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
The shades cover his shadow, the willows of the brook shall compass him about.

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

English Revised Version
The lotus trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about.

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
Cover him do shades, with their shadow, Cover him do willows of the brook.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
40:15-24 God, for the further proving of his own power, describes two vast animals, far exceeding man in bulk and strength. Behemoth signifies beasts. Most understand it of an animal well known in Egypt, called the river-horse, or hippopotamus. This vast animal is noticed as an argument to humble ourselves before the great God; for he created this vast animal, which is so fearfully and wonderfully made. Whatever strength this or any other creature has, it is derived from God. He that made the soul of man, knows all the ways to it, and can make the sword of justice, his wrath, to approach and touch it. Every godly man has spiritual weapons, the whole armour of God, to resist, yea, to overcome the tempter, that his never-dying soul may be safe, whatever becomes of his frail flesh and mortal body.
Study Bible
Job Humbles Himself Before God
21"Under the lotus plants he lies down, In the covert of the reeds and the marsh. 22"The lotus plants cover him with shade; The willows of the brook surround him. 23"If a river rages, he is not alarmed; He is confident, though the Jordan rushes to his mouth.…
Cross References
Leviticus 23:40
'Now on the first day you shall take for yourselves the foliage of beautiful trees, palm branches and boughs of leafy trees and willows of the brook, and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God for seven days.

Job 40:21
"Under the lotus plants he lies down, In the covert of the reeds and the marsh.

Job 40:23
"If a river rages, he is not alarmed; He is confident, though the Jordan rushes to his mouth.

Isaiah 44:4
And they will spring up among the grass Like poplars by streams of water.'
Treasury of Scripture

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

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