Job 39:11
New International Version
Will you rely on it for its great strength? Will you leave your heavy work to it?

New Living Translation
Given its strength, can you trust it? Can you leave and trust the ox to do your work?

English Standard Version
Will you depend on him because his strength is great, and will you leave to him your labor?

Berean Study Bible
Can you rely on his great strength? Will you leave your hard work to him?

King James Bible
Wilt thou trust him, because his strength is great? or wilt thou leave thy labour to him?

New King James Version
Will you trust him because his strength is great? Or will you leave your labor to him?

New American Standard Bible
“Will you trust him because his strength is great, And leave your labor to him?

NASB 1995
“Will you trust him because his strength is great And leave your labor to him?

NASB 1977
“Will you trust him because his strength is great And leave your labor to him?

Amplified Bible
“Will you trust him because his strength is great And leave your labor to him?

Christian Standard Bible
Can you depend on it because its strength is great? Would you leave it to do your hard work?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Can you depend on it because its strength is great? Would you leave it to do your hard work?

American Standard Version
Wilt thou trust him, because his strength is great? Or wilt thou leave to him thy labor?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Do you trust upon him because his power is great, and do you leave your labors upon him?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And dost thou trust him, because his strength is great? and wilt thou commit thy works to him?

Contemporary English Version
Can you depend on him to use his great strength and do your heavy work?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wilt thou have confidence in his great strength, and leave thy labours to him?

English Revised Version
Wilt thou trust him, because his strength is great? or wilt thou leave to him thy labour?

Good News Translation
Can you rely on his great strength and expect him to do your heavy work?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Can you trust it just because it's so strong or leave your labor to it?

International Standard Version
Will you trust him because of his great strength and entrust your labor to him?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Wilt thou trust him, because his strength is great? Or wilt thou leave thy labour to him?

Literal Standard Version
Do you trust in him because his power [is] great? And do you leave your labor to him?

NET Bible
Will you rely on it because its strength is great? Will you commit your labor to it?

New Heart English Bible
Will you trust him, because his strength is great? Or will you leave to him your labor?

World English Bible
Will you trust him, because his strength is great? Or will you leave to him your labor?

Young's Literal Translation
Dost thou trust in him because great is his power? And dost thou leave unto him thy labour?

Additional Translations ...
Context
God Speaks of His Creation
10Can you hold him to the furrow with a harness? Will he plow the valleys behind you? 11Can you rely on his great strength? Will you leave your hard work to him? 12Can you trust him to bring in your grain and gather it to your threshing floor?…

Cross References
Job 39:10
Can you hold him to the furrow with a harness? Will he plow the valleys behind you?

Job 39:12
Can you trust him to bring in your grain and gather it to your threshing floor?


Treasury of Scripture

Will you trust him, because his strength is great? or will you leave your labor to him?

trust

Psalm 20:7
Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.

Psalm 33:16,17
There is no king saved by the multitude of an host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength…

Psalm 147:10
He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.

leave

Genesis 1:26,28
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth…

Genesis 9:2
And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered.

Genesis 42:26
And they laded their asses with the corn, and departed thence.









Verse 11. - Wilt thou trust him, because his strength is great? If a man could bind the urns to his plough or to his harrow, still he could not "trust" him. The huge brute would be sure to prove unmanageable, and would only cause damage to his owner. Or wilt thou leave thy labour to him? As thou leavest many labours to thy oxen, confiding in their docility.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Can you rely
הֲֽתִבְטַח־ (hă·ṯiḇ·ṭaḥ-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 982: To trust, be confident, sure

on his
בּ֭וֹ (bōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

great
רַ֣ב (raḇ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7227: Much, many, great

strength?
כֹּח֑וֹ (kō·ḥōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3581: A small reptile (of unknown species)

Will you leave
וְתַעֲזֹ֖ב (wə·ṯa·‘ă·zōḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5800: To loosen, relinquish, permit

your hard work
יְגִיעֶֽךָ׃ (yə·ḡî·‘e·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3018: Toil, a work, produce, property

to him?
אֵלָ֣יו (’ê·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to


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