Job 39:10
New International Version
Can you hold it to the furrow with a harness? Will it till the valleys behind you?

New Living Translation
Can you hitch a wild ox to a plow? Will it plow a field for you?

English Standard Version
Can you bind him in the furrow with ropes, or will he harrow the valleys after you?

Berean Study Bible
Can you hold him to the furrow with a harness? Will he plow the valleys behind you?

New American Standard Bible
"Can you bind the wild ox in a furrow with ropes, Or will he harrow the valleys after you?

New King James Version
Can you bind the wild ox in the furrow with ropes? Or will he plow the valleys behind you?

King James Bible
Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?

Christian Standard Bible
Can you hold the wild ox to a furrow by its harness? Will it plow the valleys behind you?

Contemporary English Version
Could you force him to plow or to drag a heavy log to smooth out the soil?

Good News Translation
Can you hold one with a rope and make him plow? Or make him pull a harrow in your fields?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Can you hold the wild ox to a furrow by its harness? Will it plow the valleys behind you?

International Standard Version
Can you bind the ox to plow a furrow with a rope? Will he harrow after you in the valley?

NET Bible
Can you bind the wild ox to a furrow with its rope, will it till the valleys, following after you?

New Heart English Bible
Can you hold the wild ox in the furrow with his harness? Or will he till the valleys after you?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Can you guide a wild ox in a furrow, or will it plow the valleys behind you?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Canst thou bind the wild-ox with his band in the furrow? Or will he harrow the valleys after thee?

New American Standard 1977
“Can you bind the wild ox in a furrow with ropes? Or will he harrow the valleys after you?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? Will he harrow the valleys after thee?

King James 2000 Bible
Can you bind the wild ox with ropes in the furrow? or will he plow the valleys behind you?

American King James Version
Can you bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after you?

American Standard Version
Canst thou bind the wild-ox with his band in the furrow? Or will he harrow the valleys after thee?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And wilt thou bind his yoke with thongs, or will he plough furrows for thee in the plain?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Canst thou bind the rhinoceros with thy thong to plough, or will he break the clods of the valleys after thee?

Darby Bible Translation
Canst thou bind the buffalo with his cord in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?

English Revised Version
Canst thou bind the wild-ox with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?

Webster's Bible Translation
Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?

World English Bible
Can you hold the wild ox in the furrow with his harness? Or will he till the valleys after you?

Young's Literal Translation
Dost thou bind a Reem in a furrow with his thick band? Doth he harrow valleys after thee?
Study Bible
God Speaks of His Creation
9Will the wild ox consent to serve you? Will he stay by your manger at night? 10Can you hold him to the furrow with a harness? Will he plow the valleys behind you? 11Can you rely on his great strength? Will you leave your hard work to him?…
Cross References
Numbers 23:22
God brought them out of Egypt with strength like a wild ox.

Job 39:9
Will the wild ox consent to serve you? Will he stay by your manger at night?

Job 39:11
Can you rely on his great strength? Will you leave your hard work to him?

Treasury of Scripture

Can you bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after you?

Job 39:5,7
Who hath sent out the wild ass free? or who hath loosed the bands of the wild ass? …

Job 1:14
And there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them:

Job 41:5
Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?

Lexicon
Can you hold
הֲ‍ֽתִקְשָׁר־ (hăṯiq·šār-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7194: To tie, gird, confine, compact, in love, league

[him]
רֵ֭ים (rêm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7214: A wild bull

to the furrow
בְּתֶ֣לֶם (bə·ṯe·lem)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8525: A bank, terrace

with a harness?
עֲבֹת֑וֹ (‘ă·ḇō·ṯōw)
Noun - common singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5688: Something intwined, a string, wreath, foliage

Will he plow
יְשַׂדֵּ֖ד (yə·śad·dêḏ)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7702: To abrade, harrow a, field

the valleys
עֲמָקִ֣ים (‘ă·mā·qîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6010: A vale

behind you?
אַחֲרֶֽיךָ׃ (’a·ḥă·re·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 310: The hind or following part
Verse 10. - Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? That is, "as thou bindest the ox?" Canst thou make him plough for thee? Or will he harrow the valleys after thee? Another common employment of oxen.
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