Job 6:5
Good News Translation
A donkey is content when eating grass, and a cow is quiet when eating hay.

Contemporary English Version
Do oxen and wild donkeys cry out in distress unless they are hungry?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Will the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or will the ox low when he standeth before a full manger?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Will the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or will the ox low when he standeth before a full manger?

when he hath grass.

Psalm 104:14 Bringing forth grass for cattle, and herb for the service of men. That thou mayst bring bread out of the earth:

loweth.

Psalm 42:1 Unto the end, understanding for the sons of Core. [2] As the hart panteth after the fountains of water; so my soul panteth after thee, O God.

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.

Joel 1:18-20 Why did the beasts groan, why did the herds of cattle low? because there is no pasture for them: yea, and the flocks of sheep are perished. . . .

Context
Job Replies: My Complaint is Just
4For the arrows of the Lord are in me, the rage whereof drinketh up my spirit, and the terrors of the Lord war against me. 5Will the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or will the ox low when he standeth before a full manger?6Or can an unsavoury thing be eaten, that is not seasoned with salt? or can a man taste that which, when tasted, bringeth death?…
Cross References
Genesis 24:25
And she said, moreover, to him: We have good store of both straw and hay, and a large place to lodge in.

Job 6:6
Or can an unsavoury thing be eaten, that is not seasoned with salt? or can a man taste that which, when tasted, bringeth death?

Job 39:5
Who hath sent out the wild ass free, and who hath loosed his bonds?

Additional Translations
Does a wild donkey bray over fresh grass, or an ox low over its fodder?Does the wild ass bray when he has grass? or lows the ox over his fodder?

Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? Or loweth the ox over his fodder?

What then? will the wild ass bray for nothing, if he is not seeking food? or again, will the ox low at the manger, when he has a fodder?

Doth the wild ass bray by the grass? loweth an ox over his fodder?

Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or loweth the ox over his fodder?

Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or loweth the ox over his fodder?

Does the wild donkey bray when he has grass? Or does the ox low over his fodder?

Brayeth a wild ass over tender grass? Loweth an ox over his provender?
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