Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Going to the south and turning round about to the north, it turned round about; the wind turned round about, going, and the wind turned back upon its circuits.

New American Standard Bible

Blowing toward the south,
Then turning toward the north,
The wind continues swirling along;
And on its circular courses the wind returns.

King James Version

The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to his circuits.

Holman Bible

Gusting to the south,
turning to the north,
turning, turning, goes the wind,
and the wind returns in its cycles.

International Standard Version

The wind blows southward, then northward, constantly circulating, and the wind comes back again in its courses.

A Conservative Version

The wind goes toward the south, and turns around to the north. It turns around continually in its course, and the wind returns again to its circuits.

American Standard Version

The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it turneth about continually in its course, and the wind returneth again to its circuits.

Amplified


The wind blows toward the south,
Then circles toward the north;
The wind circles and swirls endlessly,
And on its circular course the wind returns.

Bible in Basic English

The wind goes to the south, turning back again to the north; circling round for ever.

Darby Translation

The wind goeth towards the south, and turneth about towards the north: it turneth about continually, and the wind returneth again to its circuits.

King James 2000

The wind goes toward the south, and turns about unto the north; it whirls about continually, and the wind returns again according to its circuit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The wind goes to the south and goes around to the north; around and around it goes, and on its circuit the wind returns.

Modern King James verseion

The wind goes toward the south, and it turns around to the north; it whirls around continually; and the wind returns on its circuits.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The wind goeth toward the South and turneth unto the North, fetcheth his compass, whirleth about, and goeth forth and returneth again to his circuits from whence he did come.

NET Bible

The wind goes to the south and circles around to the north; round and round the wind goes and on its rounds it returns.

New Heart English Bible

The wind goes toward the south, and turns around to the north. It turns around continually as it goes, and the wind returns again to its courses.

The Emphasized Bible

Going unto the south, and circling unto the north, - circling, circling continually, is, the wind, and, over its own circuits, returneth the wind.

Webster

The wind goeth towards the south, and turneth about to the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to its circuits.

World English Bible

The wind goes toward the south, and turns around to the north. It turns around continually as it goes, and the wind returns again to its courses.

Youngs Literal Translation

Going unto the south, and turning round unto the north, turning round, turning round, the wind is going, and by its circuits the wind hath returned.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

דּרום 
Darowm 
Usage: 17

סבב 
Cabab 
Usage: 157

unto the north
צפן צפון 
Tsaphown 
Usage: 153

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

and the wind
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

All Toil Is Profitless And Repetitious

5 The sun arose and the sun went down, and panted after its place which it arose there. 6 Going to the south and turning round about to the north, it turned round about; the wind turned round about, going, and the wind turned back upon its circuits. 7 All the torrents going into the sea, and the sea not full: to the place the torrents going, there they turn back to go.



Cross References

John 3:8

The wind, where it wills, blows, and its voice thou hearest, but thou knowest not whence it comes, and where it goes: so is every one having been born of the Spirit.

Job 37:9

From the chamber shall come forth the whirlwind, and cold from the scatterings.

Job 37:17

That thy garments are warm in quieting the earth from the south?

Psalm 107:25

And he will say, and he will cause the spirit of storm to stand up, and its waves will rise up.

Psalm 107:29

He will set the storm for a calm, and their waves will be still

Ecclesiastes 11:5

As thou wilt not know what the way of the spirit, as the bones in the womb of her being filled, so thou shalt not know the work of God who will make all.

Jonah 1:4

And Jehovah cast down a great wind upon the sea, and there will be a great storm upon the sea, and the ship was thought to be broken.

Matthew 7:24

Therefore, every one which hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a discerning man which built his house upon the rock.

Matthew 7:27

And the rain descended, and rivers came, and winds blew and struck upon that house, and it fell, and great was its fall.

Acts 27:13-15

And the south wind having blown softly, having thought to have obtained the purpose, hoisting up near, they sailed by Crete.

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