Job 39:7
New International Version
It laughs at the commotion in the town; it does not hear a driver's shout.

New Living Translation
It hates the noise of the city and has no driver to shout at it.

English Standard Version
He scorns the tumult of the city; he hears not the shouts of the driver.

Berean Study Bible
He scorns the tumult of the city and never hears the shouts of a driver.

King James Bible
He scorneth the multitude of the city, neither regardeth he the crying of the driver.

New King James Version
He scorns the tumult of the city; He does not heed the shouts of the driver.

New American Standard Bible
“He laughs at the turmoil of the city, He does not hear the shouting of the taskmaster.

NASB 1995
"He scorns the tumult of the city, The shoutings of the driver he does not hear.

NASB 1977
“He scorns the tumult of the city, The shoutings of the driver he does not hear.

Amplified Bible
“He scorns the tumult of the city, And does not hear the shouting of the taskmaster.

Christian Standard Bible
It scoffs at the noise of the village and never hears the shouts of a driver.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It scoffs at the noise of the village and never hears the shouts of a driver.

American Standard Version
He scorneth the tumult of the city, Neither heareth he the shoutings of the driver.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He laughs at the multitude of the cities and is not afraid of the voice of Rulers

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He laughs to scorn the multitude of the city, and hears not the chiding of the tax-gatherer.

Contemporary English Version
They stay far from crowded cities and refuse to be tamed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He scorneth the multitude of the city, he heareth not the cry of the driver.

English Revised Version
He scorneth the tumult of the city, neither heareth he the shoutings of the driver.

Good News Translation
They keep far away from the noisy cities, and no one can tame them and make them work.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
It laughs at the noise of the city and doesn't [even] listen to the shouting of its master.

International Standard Version
He despises city noises; he ignores the shouts of the driver.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He scorneth the tumult of the city, Neither heareth he the shoutings of the driver.

Literal Standard Version
He laughs at the multitude of a city, "" He does not hear the cries of an exactor.

NET Bible
It scorns the tumult in the town; it does not hear the shouts of a driver.

New Heart English Bible
He scorns the tumult of the city, neither does he hear the shouting of the driver.

World English Bible
He scorns the tumult of the city, neither does he hear the shouting of the driver.

Young's Literal Translation
He doth laugh at the multitude of a city, The cries of an exactor he heareth not.

Additional Translations ...
Context
God Speaks of His Creation
6I made the wilderness his home and the salt flats his dwelling. 7He scorns the tumult of the city and never hears the shouts of a driver. 8He roams the mountains for pasture, searching for any green thing.…

Cross References
Job 39:6
I made the wilderness his home and the salt flats his dwelling.

Job 39:8
He roams the mountains for pasture, searching for any green thing.


Treasury of Scripture

He scorns the multitude of the city, neither regards he the crying of the driver.

scorneth

Job 39:18
What time she lifteth up herself on high, she scorneth the horse and his rider.

Job 3:18
There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor.

Isaiah 31:4
For thus hath the LORD spoken unto me, Like as the lion and the young lion roaring on his prey, when a multitude of shepherds is called forth against him, he will not be afraid of their voice, nor abase himself for the noise of them: so shall the LORD of hosts come down to fight for mount Zion, and for the hill thereof.

driver.

Exodus 5:13-16,18
And the taskmasters hasted them, saying, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as when there was straw…

Isaiah 58:3
Wherefore have we fasted, say they, and thou seest not? wherefore have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find pleasure, and exact all your labours.









(7) The crying of the driver.--Or, the shoutings of the taskmaster. The word is the same as is applied to the taskmasters of Egypt, and this suggests the question whether or not there may be a reminiscence of that bondage here.

Verse 7. - He scorneth the multitude of the city. Avoids, that is, the haunts of men, and is never seen near them. Neither regardeth he the crying of the driver. Nothing will induce the wild ass to submit to domestication.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He scorns
יִ֭שְׂחַק (yiś·ḥaq)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7832: To laugh, to play

the tumult
לַהֲמ֣וֹן (la·hă·mō·wn)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1995: A noise, tumult, crowd, disquietude, wealth

of the city
קִרְיָ֑ה (qir·yāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 7151: A town, city

and never
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

hears
יִשְׁמָֽע׃ (yiš·mā‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

the shouts
תְּשֻׁא֥וֹת (tə·šu·’ō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 8663: A crashing, loud clamor

of a driver.
נ֝וֹגֵ֗שׂ (nō·w·ḡêś)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5065: To drive, to tax, harass, tyrannize


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