Job 28:25



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"When He imparted weight to the wind And meted out the waters by measure,

King James Version

To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth the waters by measure.

International Standard Version

"He imparted weight to the wind; he regulated water by his measurement.

A Conservative Version

to make a weight for the wind. Yea, he distributes the waters by measure.

American Standard Version

To make a weight for the wind: Yea, he meteth out the waters by measure.

Amplified

When He gave to the wind weight or pressure and allotted the waters by measure,

Bible in Basic English

When he made a weight for the wind, measuring out the waters;

Darby Translation

In making a weight for the wind, and meting out the waters by measure,

Holman Bible

When God fixed the weight of the wind and limited the water by measure,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

To make a weight for the wind and to supply water by measure,

Julia Smith Translation

To make the weight for the wind; and he weighed the waters by measure.

King James 2000

To make the weight for the wind; and he apportions the waters by measure.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{When he gave} weight to the wind and he apportioned [the] waters by measure,

Modern King James verseion

making a weight for the winds, and measuring out the waters by measure.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When he weighed the winds, and measured the waters;

NET Bible

When he made the force of the wind and measured the waters with a gauge.

New Heart English Bible

He establishes the force of the wind. Yes, he measures out the waters by measure.

New simplified Bible

When he gave the wind its force and measured the water in the sea,

The Emphasized Bible

Making, for the wind, a weight, and, the waters, he proved by measure,

Webster

To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth the waters by measure.

World English Bible

He establishes the force of the wind. Yes, he measures out the waters by measure.

Youngs Literal Translation

To make for the wind a weight, And the waters He meted out in measure.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To make

do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

the weight
משׁקל 
Mishqal 
Usage: 49

for the winds
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

and he weigheth
תּכן 
Takan 
Usage: 18

the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

References

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

24 "For He looks to the ends of the earth And sees everything under the heavens. 25 "When He imparted weight to the wind And meted out the waters by measure, 26 When He set a limit for the rain And a course for the thunderbolt,



Cross References

Psalm 135:7

He causes the vapors to ascend from the ends of the earth; Who makes lightnings for the rain, Who brings forth the wind from His treasuries.

Job 12:15

"Behold, He restrains the waters, and they dry up; And He sends them out, and they inundate the earth.

Isaiah 40:12

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of His hand, And marked off the heavens by the span, And calculated the dust of the earth by the measure, And weighed the mountains in a balance And the hills in a pair of scales?



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