Job 30:4
Text Analysis
6998 [e]הַקֹּטְפִ֣ים
Who pluckArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
4408 [e]מַלּ֣וּחַ
5921 [e]עֲלֵי־
7880 [e]שִׂ֑יחַ
the bushesN-ms
8328 [e]וְשֹׁ֖רֶשׁ
and roots [for]Conj-w | N-msc
7574 [e]רְתָמִ֣ים
broom treeN-mp
3899 [e]לַחְמָֽם׃
their foodPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf | 3mp

Hebrew Texts
איוב 30:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הַקֹּטְפִ֣ים מַלּ֣וּחַ עֲלֵי־שִׂ֑יחַ וְשֹׁ֖רֶשׁ רְתָמִ֣ים לַחְמָֽם׃

איוב 30:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
הקטפים מלוח עלי־שיח ושרש רתמים לחמם׃

איוב 30:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
הקטפים מלוח עלי־שיח ושרש רתמים לחמם׃

איוב 30:4 Hebrew Bible
הקטפים מלוח עלי שיח ושרש רתמים לחמם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Who pluck mallow by the bushes, And whose food is the root of the broom shrub.

King James Bible
Who cut up mallows by the bushes, and juniper roots for their meat.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They plucked mallow among the shrubs, and the roots of the broom tree were their food.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

mallows (The Hebrew malluach, in Arabic, malluch and in Syriac mallucho, is probably the halimus of the Romans, which Dioscorides describes as a kind of bramble, without thorns, the leaves of which are boiled and eaten.)

juniper roots (The Hebrew rothem, in Arabic, ratim, and in Spanish, retama, most probably signifies the genista or broom, which is very abundant in the deserts of Arabia.)

for their meat

2 Kings 4:38,39 And Elisha came again to Gilgal: and there was a dearth in the land; …

Amos 7:14 Then answered Amos, and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither …

Luke 15:16 And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine …

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