|New International Version (© 2011)|
a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing and the donkeys were grazing nearby,
King James Bible
And there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them:
American Standard Version
that there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them;
Young's Literal Translation
And a messenger hath come in unto Job and saith, 'The oxen have been plowing, and the she-asses feeding by their sides,
Job 1:14 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The asses feeding beside them - אתנות athonoth, the she-asses, which appear to have been more domesticated, as of more worth and use than the others, both for their milk and their work.
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Job 1:14 Parallel CommentariesAsses Donkeys Feeding Food Grazing Job Messenger Nearby Oxen Ploughing Plowing She-Asses Side SidesAsses Donkeys Feeding Food Grazing Job Messenger Nearby Oxen Ploughing Plowing She-Asses Side SidesTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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