Job 8:11
Good News Translation
"Reeds can't grow where there is no water; they are never found outside a swamp.

Contemporary English Version
Papyrus reeds grow healthy only in a swamp,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Can the rush be green without moisture? or sedge bush grow without water?

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Can the rush be green without moisture? or sedge bush grow without water?

the rush.

Exodus 2:3 And when she could hide him no longer, she took a basket made of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and pitch: and put the little babe therein, and laid him in the sedges by the river's brink,

Isaiah 19:5-7 And the water of the sea shall be dried up, and the river shall be wasted and dry. . . .

Context
Bildad: Job Should Repent
10And they shall teach thee: they shall speak to thee, and utter words out of their hearts. 11Can the rush be green without moisture? or sedge bush grow without water?12When it is yet in flower, and is not plucked up with the hand, it withereth before all herbs.…
Cross References
Genesis 41:2
Out of which came up seven kine, very beautiful and fat: and they fed in marshy places.

Job 8:10
And they shall teach thee: they shall speak to thee, and utter words out of their hearts.

Job 8:12
When it is yet in flower, and is not plucked up with the hand, it withereth before all herbs.

Isaiah 19:6
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.

Additional Translations
Does papyrus grow where there is no marsh? Do reeds flourish without water?Can the rush grow up without mire? can the flag grow without water?

Can the rush grow up without mire? Can the flag grow without water?

Does the rush flourish without water, or shall the flag grow up without moisture?

Doth the papyrus shoot up without mire? doth the reed-grass grow without water?

Can the rush grow up without mire? can the flag grow without water?

Can the rush grow without mire? can the flag grow without water?

"Can the papyrus grow up without mire? Can the rushes grow without water?

'Doth a rush wise without mire? A reed increase without water?
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