Job 28:7
New International Version
No bird of prey knows that hidden path, no falcon’s eye has seen it.

New Living Translation
These are treasures no bird of prey can see, no falcon’s eye observe.

English Standard Version
“That path no bird of prey knows, and the falcon’s eye has not seen it.

Berean Study Bible
No bird of prey knows that path; no falcon’s eye has seen it.

King James Bible
There is a path which no fowl knoweth, and which the vulture's eye hath not seen:

New King James Version
That path no bird knows, Nor has the falcon’s eye seen it.

New American Standard Bible
“No bird of prey knows the path, Nor has the falcon’s eye caught sight of it.

NASB 1995
“The path no bird of prey knows, Nor has the falcon’s eye caught sight of it.

NASB 1977
“The path no bird of prey knows, Nor has the falcon’s eye caught sight of it.

Amplified Bible
“The path [deep within] no bird of prey knows, And the falcon’s eye has not caught sight of it.

Christian Standard Bible
No bird of prey knows that path; no falcon’s eye has seen it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
No bird of prey knows that path; no falcon’s eye has seen it.

American Standard Version
That path no bird of prey knoweth, Neither hath the falcon's eye seen it:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
A bird of prey has not known it, and the eye of the vulture has not seen it

Brenton Septuagint Translation
There is a path, the fowl has not known it, neither has the eye of the vulture seen it:

Contemporary English Version
Miners go to places unseen by the eyes of hawks;

Douay-Rheims Bible
The bird hath not known the path, neither hath the eye of the vulture beheld it.

English Revised Version
That path no bird of prey knoweth, neither hath the falcon's eye seen it:

Good News Translation
No hawk sees the roads to the mines, And no vulture ever flies over them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
No bird of prey knows the way to it. No hawk's eye has ever seen it.

International Standard Version
a place where birds of prey never fly, and the eyes of the falcon have never seen.

JPS Tanakh 1917
That path no bird of prey knoweth, Neither hath the falcon's eye seen it;

Literal Standard Version
A path—a ravenous bird has not known it, Nor has an eye of the falcon scorched it,

NET Bible
a hidden path no bird of prey knows--no falcon's eye has spotted it.

New Heart English Bible
That path no bird of prey knows, neither has the falcon's eye seen it.

World English Bible
That path no bird of prey knows, neither has the falcon's eye seen it.

Young's Literal Translation
A path -- not known it hath a ravenous fowl, Nor scorched it hath an eye of the kite,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Where Can Wisdom Be Found?
6Its rocks are the source of sapphires, containing flecks of gold. 7No bird of prey knows that path; no falcon’s eye has seen it. 8Proud beasts have never trodden it; no lion has ever prowled over it.…

Cross References
Job 28:6
Its rocks are the source of sapphires, containing flecks of gold.

Job 28:8
Proud beasts have never trodden it; no lion has ever prowled over it.


Treasury of Scripture

There is a path which no fowl knows, and which the vulture's eye has not seen:

a path

Job 28:21-23
Seeing it is hid from the eyes of all living, and kept close from the fowls of the air…

Job 11:6
And that he would shew thee the secrets of wisdom, that they are double to that which is! Know therefore that God exacteth of thee less than thine iniquity deserveth.

Job 38:19,24
Where is the way where light dwelleth? and as for darkness, where is the place thereof, …









Verse 7. - There is a path which no fowl knoweth; or, his is a path which no bird of prey knoweth (see the Revised Version). The miner's path through the bowels of the earth is intended. And which the vulture's eye hath not seen. The vulture is probably the most keen-sighted of birds, but it cannot even get a glimpse of the subterraneous path which the miner treads.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
No
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

bird of prey
עָ֑יִט (‘ā·yiṭ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5861: A hawk, other bird of prey

knows
יְדָ֣עוֹ (yə·ḏā·‘ōw)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3045: To know

that path;
נָ֭תִיב (nā·ṯîḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5410: Path, pathway

no
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

falcon’s
אַיָּֽה׃ (’ay·yāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 344: The screamer, a hawk

eye
עֵ֣ין (‘ên)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

has seen it.
שְׁ֝זָפַ֗תּוּ (zā·p̄at·tū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7805: To catch sight of, look on


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