New International Version
Does a wild donkey bray when it has grass, or an ox bellow when it has fodder?
King James Bible
Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or loweth the ox over his fodder?
Darby Bible Translation
Doth the wild ass bray by the grass? loweth an ox over his fodder?
World English Bible
Does the wild donkey bray when he has grass? Or does the ox low over his fodder?
Young's Literal Translation
Brayeth a wild ass over tender grass? Loweth an ox over his provender?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Doth the wild ass - פרא pere, translated onager, by the Vulgate, from the ονος αγριος of the Septuagint, which we properly enough, translate wild ass. It is the same with the tame ass; only in a wild state it grows to a larger size, is stronger, and more fleet. The meaning of Job appears to be this: You condemn me for complaining; do I complain without a cause? The wild ass will not bray, and the ox will not low, unless in want. If they have plenty of provender, they are silent. Were I at rest, at ease, and happy, I would not complain.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
when he hath grass. Heb. at grass.
LibraryJuly 12 Evening
Let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works.--HEB. 10:24. How forcible are right words!--I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance. They that feared the Lord spake often one to another: and the Lord hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon his name.--If two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven. …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
And she added, "We have plenty of straw and fodder, as well as room for you to spend the night."
Is tasteless food eaten without salt, or is there flavor in the sap of the mallow?
"Who let the wild donkey go free? Who untied its ropes?
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