Job 28:8
New International Version
Proud beasts do not set foot on it, and no lion prowls there.

New Living Translation
No wild animal has walked upon these treasures; no lion has ever set his paw there.

English Standard Version
The proud beasts have not trodden it; the lion has not passed over it.

Berean Study Bible
Proud beasts have never trodden it; no lion has ever prowled over it.

King James Bible
The lion's whelps have not trodden it, nor the fierce lion passed by it.

New King James Version
The proud lions have not trodden it, Nor has the fierce lion passed over it.

New American Standard Bible
“The proud animals have not trodden it, Nor has the lion passed over it.

NASB 1995
“The proud beasts have not trodden it, Nor has the fierce lion passed over it.

NASB 1977
“The proud beasts have not trodden it, Nor has the fierce lion passed over it.

Amplified Bible
“The proud beasts [and their young] have not walked on it, Nor has the fierce lion passed over it.

Christian Standard Bible
Proud beasts have never walked on it; no lion has ever prowled over it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Proud beasts have never walked on it; no lion has ever prowled over it.

American Standard Version
The proud beasts have not trodden it, Nor hath the fierce lion passed thereby.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And animals have not trodden it, and the lion does not cross over it

Brenton Septuagint Translation
neither have the sons of the proud trodden it, a lion has not passed upon it.

Contemporary English Version
they walk on soil unknown to the proudest lions.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The children of the merchants have not trodden it, neither hath the lioness passed by it.

English Revised Version
The proud beasts have not trodden it, nor hath the fierce lion passed thereby.

Good News Translation
No lion or other fierce beast Ever travels those lonely roads.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
No proud beast has ever walked on it. No ferocious lion has ever passed over it.

International Standard Version
The proud beasts haven't walked there; lions have never passed over it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The proud beasts have not trodden it, Nor hath the lion passed thereby.

Literal Standard Version
Nor have the sons of pride trodden it, The fierce lion has not passed over it.

NET Bible
Proud beasts have not set foot on it, and no lion has passed along it.

New Heart English Bible
The proud animals have not trodden it, nor has the fierce lion passed by there.

World English Bible
The proud animals have not trodden it, nor has the fierce lion passed by there.

Young's Literal Translation
Nor trodden it have the sons of pride, Not passed over it hath the fierce lion.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Where Can Wisdom Be Found?
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. 9The miner strikes the flint; he overturns mountains at their base.…

Cross References
Job 28:7
No bird of prey knows that path; no falcon's eye has seen it.

Job 28:9
The miner strikes the flint; he overturns mountains at their base.

Job 41:34
He looks down on all the haughty; he is king over all the proud."


Treasury of Scripture

The lion's whelps have not trodden it, nor the fierce lion passed by it.









Verse 8. - The lion's whelps have not trodden it; literally, the sons of the fierce - the whelps of lions, tigers, or leopards may be intended. These beasts would haunt the mountains and penetrate into natural caverns, but would never adventure themselves in the shafts and adits of miners. Nor the fierce lion passed by it; rather, passed thereby (see the Revised Version).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Proud beasts
בְנֵי־ (ḇə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

have never
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

trodden it;
הִדְרִיכֻ֥הוּ (hiḏ·rî·ḵu·hū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1869: To tread, to walk, to string a, bow

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

lion
שָֽׁחַל׃ (šā·ḥal)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7826: A lion

has ever prowled
עָדָ֖ה (‘ā·ḏāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5710: To advance, pass on, continue, to remove, to bedeck

over it.
עָלָ֣יו (‘ā·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against


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