Job 37:8
New International Version
The animals take cover; they remain in their dens.

New Living Translation
The wild animals take cover and stay inside their dens.

English Standard Version
Then the beasts go into their lairs, and remain in their dens.

Berean Study Bible
The wild animals enter their lairs; they settle down in their dens.

King James Bible
Then the beasts go into dens, and remain in their places.

New King James Version
The beasts go into dens, And remain in their lairs.

New American Standard Bible
“Then the animal goes into its lair And remains in its den.

NASB 1995
“Then the beast goes into its lair And remains in its den.

NASB 1977
“Then the beast goes into its lair, And remains in its den.

Amplified Bible
“Then the beast goes into its lair And remains in its hiding place.

Christian Standard Bible
The wild animals enter their lairs and stay in their dens.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The wild animals enter their lairs and stay in their dens.

American Standard Version
Then the beasts go into coverts, And remain in their dens.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the wild beast will enter into a lair and shall dwell in its den

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the wild beasts come in under the covert, and rest in their lair.

Contemporary English Version
and they force animals to seek shelter.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then the beast shall go into his covert, and shall abide in his den.

English Revised Version
Then the beasts go into coverts, and remain in their dens.

Good News Translation
The wild animals go to their dens.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Animals go into their dens and stay in their lairs.

International Standard Version
"Then a beast enters its lair and remains in its den.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then the beasts go into coverts, And remain in their dens.

Literal Standard Version
And the beast enters into [its] lair, And it continues in its habitations.

NET Bible
The wild animals go to their lairs, and in their dens they remain.

New Heart English Bible
Then the animals take cover, and remain in their dens.

World English Bible
Then the animals take cover, and remain in their dens.

Young's Literal Translation
And enter doth the beast into covert, And in its habitations it doth continue.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elihu Proclaims God's Majesty
7He seals up the hand of every man, so that all men may know His work. 8The wild animals enter their lairs; they settle down in their dens. 9The tempest comes from its chamber, and the cold from the driving north winds.…

Cross References
Job 38:40
when they crouch in their dens and lie in wait in the thicket?

Psalm 104:21
The young lions roar for their prey and seek their food from God.

Psalm 104:22
The sun rises, and they withdraw; they lie down in their dens.


Treasury of Scripture

Then the beasts go into dens, and remain in their places.

Psalm 104:22
The sun ariseth, they gather themselves together, and lay them down in their dens.









(8) Then the beasts go into dens.--And not man only, but the beasts likewise, have to take refuge in their dens and coverts.

Verse 8. Then (i.e. in winter) the beasts go into dens. The very beasts shut themselves up, and remain hidden in their places, i.e in their lairs, on account of the inclemency of the season.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The wild animals
חַיָּ֣ה (ḥay·yāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

enter
וַתָּבֹ֣א (wat·tā·ḇō)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

their lairs;
אָ֑רֶב (’ā·reḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 695: A lying in wait, a covert, lair

they settle down
תִשְׁכֹּֽן׃ (ṯiš·kōn)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 7931: To settle down, abide, dwell

in their dens.
וּבִמְע֖וֹנֹתֶ֣יהָ (ū·ḇim·‘ō·w·nō·ṯe·hā)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 4585: An abode, of God, men, animals, a retreat


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