Job 40:21 {16}
Good News Translation
He lies down under the thorn bushes, and hides among the reeds in the swamp.

Contemporary English Version
It rests in the shade of trees along the riverbank

Douay-Rheims Bible
He sleepeth under the shadow, in the covert of the reed, and in moist places.

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He sleepeth under the shadow, in the covert of the reed, and in moist places.

the reed

Isaiah 19:6,7 And the rivers shall fail: the streams of the banks shall be diminished, and be dried up. The reed and the bulrush shall wither away. . . .

Isaiah 35:7 And that which was dry land, shall become a pool, and the thirsty land springs of water. In the dens where dragons dwelt before, shall rise up the verdure of the reed and the bulrush.

Context
Job Humbles Himself Before the LORD
20To him the mountains bring forth grass: there all the beasts of the field shall play. 21He sleepeth under the shadow, in the covert of the reed, and in moist places.22The shades cover his shadow, the willows of the brook shall compass him about.…
Cross References
Genesis 41:2
Out of which came up seven kine, very beautiful and fat: and they fed in marshy places.

Job 40:20
To him the mountains bring forth grass: there all the beasts of the field shall play.

Job 40:22
The shades cover his shadow, the willows of the brook shall compass him about.

Psalm 68:30
Rebuke the wild beasts of the reeds, the congregation of bulls with the kine of the people; who seek to exclude them who are tried with silver. Scatter thou the nations that delight in wars:

Additional Translations
He lies under the lotus plants, hidden among the reeds of the marsh.He lies under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens.

He lieth under the lotus-trees, In the covert of the reed, and the fen.

He lies under trees of every kind, by the papyrus, and reed, and bulrush.

He lieth under lotus-bushes, in the covert of the reed and fen:

He lieth under the lotus trees, in the covert of the reed, and the fen.

He lieth under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens.

He lies under the lotus trees, in the covert of the reed, and the marsh.

Under shades he lieth down, In a secret place of reed and mire.
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