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Job 39:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Whose home I have made the wilderness, And the salt land his dwelling-place?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— To whom I gave the wilderness for a home And the salt land for his dwelling place?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Whose house I made the wilderness, and the salt plain his dwellings?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Whose house I have made the waste plain, and his dwellings, the land of salt:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Whose house I have made the wilderness, And his dwellings the barren land,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— To whom I have given a house in the wilderness, and his dwellings in the barren land.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Whose house I haue made the wildernesse, and the barren lande his dwellings.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— whereas I made his habitation the wilderness, and the salt land his coverts.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Whose x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
I have made 7760
{7760} Prime
שׂוּם
suwm
{soom}
A primitive root; to put (used in a great variety of applications, literally, figuratively, inferentially and elliptically).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the wilderness, 6160
{6160} Prime
עֲרָבָה
`arabah
{ar-aw-baw'}
From H6150 (in the sense of sterility); a desert; especially (with the article prefixed) the (generally) sterile valley of the Jordan and its continuation to the Red Sea.
and the barren y4420
[4420] Standard
מְלֵחָה
m@lechah
{mel-ay-khaw'}
From H4414 (in its denominative sense); properly salted (that is, land (H0776 being understood)), that is, a desert.
land x4420
(4420) Complement
מְלֵחָה
m@lechah
{mel-ay-khaw'}
From H4414 (in its denominative sense); properly salted (that is, land (H0776 being understood)), that is, a desert.
his dwellings. 4908
{4908} Prime
מִשְׁכָּן
mishkan
{mish-kawn'}
From H7931; a residence (including a shepherd's hut, the lair of animals, figuratively the grave; also the Temple); specifically the Tabernacle (properly its wooden walls).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 39:6

_ _ barren — literally, “salt,” that is, unfruitful. (So Psalms 107:34, Margin.)

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 39:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 39:6

Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the (f) barren land his dwellings.

(f) That is, the barren ground where no good fruit grows.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
barren land:
Heb. salt places,
Deuteronomy 29:23 [And that] the whole land thereof [is] brimstone, and salt, [and] burning, [that] it is not sown, nor beareth, nor any grass groweth therein, like the overthrow of Sodom, and Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboim, which the LORD overthrew in his anger, and in his wrath:
Psalms 107:34 A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.
Jeremiah 17:6 For he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, [in] a salt land and not inhabited.
Ezekiel 47:11 But the miry places thereof and the marishes thereof shall not be healed; they shall be given to salt.
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Dt 29:23. Ps 107:34. Jr 17:6. Ezk 47:11.

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