Job 38:31



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades, Or loose the cords of Orion?

King James Version

Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?

International Standard Version

"Can you bind the chains of Pleiades or loosen the cords of Orion?

A Conservative Version

Can thou bind the cluster of the Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?

American Standard Version

Canst thou bind the cluster of the Pleiades, Or loose the bands of Orion?

Amplified

Can you bind the chains of [the cluster of stars called] Pleiades, or loose the cords of [the constellation] Orion?

Bible in Basic English

Are the bands of the Pleiades fixed by you, or are the cords of Orion made loose?

Darby Translation

Canst thou fasten the bands of the Pleiades, or loosen the cords of Orion?

Holman Bible

Can you fasten the chains of the Pleiades or loosen the belt of Orion?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?

Julia Smith Translation

Wilt thou bind the bands of the cluster, or wilt thou open the cords of Orion?

King James 2000

Can you bind the cluster of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Can you bind [the] chains of [the] Pleiades, or can you loosen [the] cords of Orion?

Modern King James verseion

Can you bind the bands of the Pleiades, or loosen the cords of Orion?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hast thou brought the seven stars together? Or art thou able to loose the bands of Orion?

NET Bible

Can you tie the bands of the Pleiades, or release the cords of Orion?

New Heart English Bible

"Can you bind the cluster of the Pleiades, or loosen the cords of Orion?

New simplified Bible

Can you bind the beautiful Pleiades? Can you loose the cords of Orion?

The Emphasized Bible

Canst thou bind the fetters of the Pleiades? Or, the bands of Orion, canst thou unloose?

Webster

Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?

World English Bible

"Can you bind the cluster of the Pleiades, or loosen the cords of Orion?

Youngs Literal Translation

Dost thou bind sweet influences of Kimah? Or the attractions of Kesil dost thou open?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Canst thou bind
קשׁר 
Qashar 
Usage: 44

מעדנּה 
Ma`adannah 
Usage: 1

כּימה 
Kiymah 
Usage: 3

or loose
פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

the bands
מושׁכה 
Mowsh@kah 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Yahweh Interrogates Job

30 "Water becomes hard like stone, And the surface of the deep is imprisoned. 31 "Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades, Or loose the cords of Orion? 32 "Can you lead forth a constellation in its season, And guide the Bear with her satellites?


Cross References

Job 9:9

Who makes the Bear, Orion and the Pleiades, And the chambers of the south;

Amos 5:8

He who made the Pleiades and Orion And changes deep darkness into morning, Who also darkens day into night, Who calls for the waters of the sea And pours them out on the surface of the earth, The LORD is His name.

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