Job 38:4



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding,

King James Version

Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding.

International Standard Version

"Where were you when I laid the foundation of my earth? Tell me, since you're so informed!

A Conservative Version

Where were thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if thou have understanding.

American Standard Version

Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if thou hast understanding.

Amplified

Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Declare to Me, if you have and know understanding.

Bible in Basic English

Where were you when I put the earth on its base? Say, if you have knowledge.

Darby Translation

Where wast thou when I founded the earth? Declare, if thou hast understanding.

Holman Bible

Where were you when I established the earth? Tell [Me], if you have understanding.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Cause me to know, if thou hast understanding.

Julia Smith Translation

Where wort thou in my founding the earth? Announce, if thou knewest understanding.

King James 2000

Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if you have understanding.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Where were you at my laying the foundation of [the] earth? Tell [me], if you possess understanding.

Modern King James verseion

Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Tell if you have understanding!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Where wast thou, when I laid the foundations of the earth? Tell plainly if thou hast understanding.

NET Bible

"Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you possess understanding!

New Heart English Bible

"Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if you have understanding.

New simplified Bible

Where were you when I laid the earth's foundation? Tell me, if you understand.

The Emphasized Bible

Where wast thou, when I founded the earth? Tell, if thou knowest understanding!

Webster

Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding.

World English Bible

"Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if you have understanding.

Youngs Literal Translation

Where wast thou when I founded earth? Declare, if thou hast known understanding.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
איפה 
'eyphoh 
Usage: 11

יסד 
Yacad 
Usage: 43

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

if thou hast
ידע 
Yada` 
Usage: 946

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Yahweh Interrogates Job

3 "Now gird up your loins like a man, And I will ask you, and you instruct Me! 4 "Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding, 5 Who set its measurements? Since you know. Or who stretched the line on it?


Cross References

Psalm 104:5

He established the earth upon its foundations, So that it will not totter forever and ever.

Proverbs 30:4

Who has ascended into heaven and descended? Who has gathered the wind in His fists? Who has wrapped the waters in His garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is His name or His son's name? Surely you know!

Genesis 1:1

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Psalm 102:25

"Of old You founded the earth, And the heavens are the work of Your hands.

Proverbs 8:22

"The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His way, Before His works of old.

Proverbs 8:29-30

When He set for the sea its boundary So that the water would not transgress His command, When He marked out the foundations of the earth;

Hebrews 1:2

in these last days has spoken to us in His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the world.

Hebrews 1:10

And, "YOU, LORD, IN THE BEGINNING LAID THE FOUNDATION OF THE EARTH, AND THE HEAVENS ARE THE WORKS OF YOUR HANDS;



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