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Job 28:9–11

“Man puts his hand to fthe flinty rock

and overturns mountains by the roots.

10  He cuts out channels in the rocks,

and his eye sees every precious thing.

11  He dams up the streams so that they do not trickle,

and the thing that is hidden he brings out to light.

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Job 28:9–11 — The New International Version (NIV)

People assault the flinty rock with their hands

and lay bare the roots of the mountains.

10 They tunnel through the rock;

their eyes see all its treasures.

11 They search the sources of the rivers

and bring hidden things to light.

Job 28:9–11 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

He putteth forth his hand upon the rock;

He overturneth the mountains by the roots.

10 He cutteth out rivers among the rocks;

And his eye seeth every precious thing.

11 He bindeth the floods from overflowing;

And the thing that is hid bringeth he forth to light.

Job 28:9–11 — New Living Translation (NLT)

People know how to tear apart flinty rocks

and overturn the roots of mountains.

10 They cut tunnels in the rocks

and uncover precious stones.

11 They dam up the trickling streams

and bring to light the hidden treasures.

Job 28:9–11 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

He puts his hand on the flint;

He overturns the mountains at the roots.

10 He cuts out channels in the rocks,

And his eye sees every precious thing.

11 He dams up the streams from trickling;

What is hidden he brings forth to light.

Job 28:9–11 — New Century Version (NCV)

Miners hit the rocks of flint

and dig away at the bottom of the mountains.

10 They cut tunnels through the rock

and see all the treasures there.

11 They search for places where rivers begin

and bring things hidden out into the light.

Job 28:9–11 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

He putteth forth his hand upon the flinty rock;

He overturneth the mountains by the roots.

10 He cutteth out channels among the rocks;

And his eye seeth every precious thing.

11 He bindeth the streams that they trickle not;

And the thing that is hid bringeth he forth to light.

Job 28:9–11 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Man putteth forth his hand upon the flinty rock, he overturneth the mountains by the root. 10 He cutteth out channels in the rocks, and his eye seeth every precious thing. 11 He bindeth the streams that they drip not, and what is hidden he bringeth forth to light.

Job 28:9–11 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“Humans exert their power on the flinty rocks

and overturn mountains at their base.

10 They cut out mineshafts in the rocks.

Their eyes see every precious thing.

11 They explorethe sources of rivers

so that they bring hidden treasures to light.

Job 28:9–11 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The miner strikes the flint

and transforms the mountains at their foundations.

10 He cuts out channels in the rocks,

and his eyes spot every treasure.

11 He dams up the streams from flowing

so that he may bring to light what is hidden.

Job 28:9–11 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

“They put their hand to the flinty rock,

and overturn mountains by the roots.

10 They cut out channels in the rocks,

and their eyes see every precious thing.

11 The sources of the rivers they probe;

hidden things they bring to light.

Job 28:9–11 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

He puts his hand on the hard rock;

he overturns mountains by the roots.

10 He cuts out tunnels in the rocks,

and his eye sees every treasure.

11 He dams up rivers from their sources,

and he brings secret things to the light.

Job 28:9–11 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

The miner attacks the hardest rock.

His strong hands uncover the base of the mountains.

10 He tunnels through the rock.

His eyes see all of its treasures.

11 He searches the places where the rivers begin.

He brings hidden things out into the light.

Job 28:9–11 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“He puts his hand on the flint;

He overturns the mountains at the base.

10 “He hews out channels through the rocks,

And his eye sees anything precious.

11 “He dams up the streams from flowing,

And what is hidden he brings out to the light.