New International Version
I gave it the wasteland as its home, the salt flats as its habitat.
King James Bible
Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings.
Darby Bible Translation
Whose house I made the wilderness, and the salt plain his dwellings?
World English Bible
Whose home I have made the wilderness, and the salt land his dwelling place?
Young's Literal Translation
Whose house I have made the wilderness, And his dwellings the barren land,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whose house - Habitation, or place of resort.
The barren land - מלחה melechah, the salt land, or salt places, as in the margin. See above.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
barren land. Heb. salt places
LibraryWhether Daring is a Sin?
Objection 1: It seems that daring is not a sin. For it is written (Job 39:21) concerning the horse, by which according to Gregory (Moral. xxxi) the godly preacher is denoted, that "he goeth forth boldly to meet armed men [*Vulg.: 'he pranceth boldly, he goeth forth to meet armed men']." But no vice redounds to a man's praise. Therefore it is not a sin to be daring. Objection 2: Further, according to the Philosopher (Ethic. vi, 9), "one should take counsel in thought, and do quickly what has been …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Prov. 22:06 the Duties of Parents
Like wild donkeys in the desert, the poor go about their labor of foraging food; the wasteland provides food for their children.
It laughs at the commotion in the town; it does not hear a driver's shout.
and fruitful land into a salt waste, because of the wickedness of those who lived there.
a wild donkey accustomed to the desert, sniffing the wind in her craving-- in her heat who can restrain her? Any males that pursue her need not tire themselves; at mating time they will find her.
Wild donkeys stand on the barren heights and pant like jackals; their eyes fail for lack of food."
That person will be like a bush in the wastelands; they will not see prosperity when it comes. They will dwell in the parched places of the desert, in a salt land where no one lives.
For they have gone up to Assyria like a wild donkey wandering alone. Ephraim has sold herself to lovers.
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