Job 39:6
Good News Translation
I gave them the desert to be their home, and let them live on the salt plains.

Contemporary English Version
I alone help them survive in salty desert sand.

Douay-Rheims Bible
To whom I have given a house in the wilderness, and his dwellings in the barren land.

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To whom I have given a house in the wilderness, and his dwellings in the barren land.

barren land.

Deuteronomy 29:23 Burning it with brimstone, and the heat of salt, so that it cannot be sown any more, nor any green thing grow therein, after the example of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrha, Adama and Seboim, which the Lord destroyed in his wrath and indignation:

Psalm 107:34 A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.

Jeremiah 17:6 For he shall be like tamaric in the desert, and he shall not see when good shall come: but he shall dwell in dryness in the desert in a salt land, and not inhabited.

Ezekiel 47:11 But on the shore thereof, and in the fenny places they shall not be healed, because they shall be turned into saltpits.

Context
God Speaks of His Creation
5Who hath sent out the wild ass free, and who hath loosed his bonds? 6To whom I have given a house in the wilderness, and his dwellings in the barren land.7He scorneth the multitude of the city, he heareth not the cry of the driver.…
Cross References
Job 24:5
Others like wild asses in the desert go forth to their work: by watching for a prey they get bread for their children.

Job 39:7
He scorneth the multitude of the city, he heareth not the cry of the driver.

Psalm 107:34
A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.

Jeremiah 2:24
A wild ass accustomed to the wilderness in the desire of his heart, snuffed up the wind of his love: none shall turn her away: all that seek her shall not fail: in her monthly filth they shall find her.

Jeremiah 14:6
And the wild asses stood upon the rocks, they snuffed up the wind like dragons, their eyes failed, because there was no grass.

Jeremiah 17:6
For he shall be like tamaric in the desert, and he shall not see when good shall come: but he shall dwell in dryness in the desert in a salt land, and not inhabited.

Hosea 8:9
For they are gone up to Assyria, a wild ass alone by himself: Ephraim hath given gifts to his lovers.

Additional Translations
I made the wilderness his home and the salt flats his dwelling.Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings.

Whose home I have made the wilderness, And the salt land his dwelling-place?

whereas I made his habitation the wilderness, and the salt land his coverts.

Whose house I made the wilderness, and the salt plain his dwellings?

Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the salt land his dwelling place.

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

Whose home I have made the wilderness, and the salt land his dwelling place?

Whose house I have made the wilderness, And his dwellings the barren land,
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