Job 14:9
New International Version
yet at the scent of water it will bud and put forth shoots like a plant.

New Living Translation
at the scent of water it will bud and sprout again like a new seedling.

English Standard Version
yet at the scent of water it will bud and put out branches like a young plant.

Berean Study Bible
at the scent of water it will bud and put forth twigs like a sapling.

King James Bible
Yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.

New King James Version
Yet at the scent of water it will bud And bring forth branches like a plant.

New American Standard Bible
At the scent of water it will flourish And produce sprigs like a plant.

NASB 1995
At the scent of water it will flourish And put forth sprigs like a plant.

NASB 1977
At the scent of water it will flourish And put forth sprigs like a plant.

Amplified Bible
Yet at the scent of water [the stump of the tree] will flourish And bring forth sprigs and shoots like a seedling.

Christian Standard Bible
the scent of water makes it thrive and produce twigs like a sapling.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the smell of water makes it thrive and produce twigs like a sapling.

American Standard Version
Yet through the scent of water it will bud, And put forth boughs like a plant.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
From the scent of waters it will flourish and it will make leaves as a plant

Brenton Septuagint Translation
it will blossom from the scent of water, and will produce a crop, as one newly planted.

Contemporary English Version
but at the touch of water, it sprouts once again.

Douay-Rheims Bible
At the scent of water, it shall spring, and bring forth leaves, as when it was first planted.

English Revised Version
Yet through the scent of water it will bud, and put forth boughs like a plant.

Good News Translation
with water it will sprout like a young plant.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
merely a scent of water will make it sprout and grow branches like a plant.

International Standard Version
the presence of water will make it to bud so that it sprouts new branches like a young plant.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Yet through the scent of water it will bud, And put forth boughs like a plant.

Literal Standard Version
From the fragrance of water it flourishes, And has made a crop as a plant.

NET Bible
at the scent of water it will flourish and put forth shoots like a new plant.

New Heart English Bible
yet through the scent of water it will bud, and put forth boughs like a plant.

World English Bible
yet through the scent of water it will bud, and put forth boughs like a plant.

Young's Literal Translation
From the fragrance of water it doth flourish, And hath made a crop as a plant.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Job Laments the Finality of Death
8If its roots grow old in the ground and its stump dies in the soil, 9at the scent of water it will bud and put forth twigs like a sapling. 10But a man dies and is laid low; he breathes his last, and where is he?…

Cross References
Job 14:8
If its roots grow old in the ground and its stump dies in the soil,

Job 14:10
But a man dies and is laid low; he breathes his last, and where is he?


Treasury of Scripture

Yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.

and bring

Ezekiel 17:3-10,22-24
And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; A great eagle with great wings, longwinged, full of feathers, which had divers colours, came unto Lebanon, and took the highest branch of the cedar: …

Ezekiel 19:10
Thy mother is like a vine in thy blood, planted by the waters: she was fruitful and full of branches by reason of many waters.

Romans 11:17-24
And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert graffed in among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive tree; …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
at the scent
מֵרֵ֣יחַ (mê·rê·aḥ)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7381: To smell, perceive odor

of water
מַ֣יִם (ma·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen

it will bud
יַפְרִ֑חַ (yap̄·ri·aḥ)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6524: To break forth as a, bud, bloom, to spread, to fly, to flourish

and put forth
וְעָשָׂ֖ה (wə·‘ā·śāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

twigs
קָצִ֣יר (qā·ṣîr)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7105: Severed, harvest, the crop, the time, the reaper, a limb

like
כְּמוֹ־ (kə·mōw-)
Preposition
Strong's 3644: Like, as, when

a sapling.
נָֽטַע׃ (nā·ṭa‘)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5194: A plant, a plantation, a planting


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