Parallel Verses

Webster

While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, are not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain:

New American Standard Bible

before the sun and the light, the moon and the stars are darkened, and clouds return after the rain;

King James Version

While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain:

Holman Bible

before the sun and the light are darkened,
and the moon and the stars,
and the clouds return after the rain;

International Standard Version

Otherwise, when the sun, daylight, moon, or stars turn dark, or when clouds fail to return after the rain

A Conservative Version

before the sun, and the light, and the moon, and the stars, are darkened, and the clouds return after the rain,

American Standard Version

before the sun, and the light, and the moon, and the stars, are darkened, and the clouds return after the rain;

Amplified

before the sun and the light, and the moon and the stars are darkened [by impaired vision], and the clouds [of depression] return after the rain [of tears];

Bible in Basic English

While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, are not dark, and the clouds come not back after the rain;

Darby Translation

before the sun, and the light, and the moon, and the stars, be darkened, and the clouds return after the rain;

Julia Smith Translation

Till when the sun shall not be darkened, and the light, and the moon, and the stars, and the clouds turned not back after the rain:

King James 2000

While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Before the sun, the light, the moon, and the stars darken and the clouds return after the rain.

Modern King James verseion

So long as the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, are darkened, or the clouds return after rain,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

before the sun, the light, the moon and stars be darkened, and or the clouds turn again after the rain;

NET Bible

before the sun and the light of the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds disappear after the rain;

New Heart English Bible

Before the sun, the light, the moon, and the stars are darkened, and the clouds return after the rain;

The Emphasized Bible

Or ever be darkened - the sun, and the light, and the moon, and the stars, - and the clouds return after a downpour of rain;

World English Bible

Before the sun, the light, the moon, and the stars are darkened, and the clouds return after the rain;

Youngs Literal Translation

While that the sun is not darkened, and the light, And the moon, and the stars, And the thick clouds returned after the rain.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
While the sun
שׁמשׁ 
Shemesh 
Usage: 134

or the light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

or the moon
ירח 
Yareach 
Usage: 26

or the stars
כּוכב 
Kowkab 
Usage: 37

be not darkened
חשׁך 
Chashak 
Usage: 17

nor the clouds
עב 
`ab 
Usage: 32

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

References

Context Readings

Advice To The Young: Life Is Short And Then You Die

1 Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them; 2 While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, are not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain: 3 In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows shall be darkened,



Cross References

Genesis 27:1

And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said to him, My son: and he said to him, Behold, here am I.

Genesis 48:10

(Now the eyes of Israel were dim for age, so that he could not see:) And he brought them near to him; and he kissed them, and embraced them.

1 Samuel 3:2

And it came to pass at that time, when Eli was laid down in his place, and his eyes began to grow dim, that he could not see;

1 Samuel 4:15

Now Eli was ninety and eight years old; and his eyes were dim, that he could not see.

1 Samuel 4:18

And it came to pass, when he made mention of the ark of God, that he fell from off the seat backward by the side of the gate, and his neck broke, and he died: for he was an old man, and heavy. And he had judged Israel forty years.

Psalm 42:7

Deep calleth to deep at the noise of thy water-spouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me.

Psalm 71:20

Thou, who hast shown me great and severe troubles, wilt revive me again, and wilt bring me again from the depths of the earth.

Psalm 77:16

The waters saw thee, O God, the waters saw thee; they were afraid: the depths also were disturbed.

Ecclesiastes 11:7-8

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun:

Isaiah 5:30

And in that day they shall roar against them like the roaring of the sea: and if one looketh to the land, behold darkness and sorrow, and the light is darkened in its heavens.

Ezekiel 32:7-8

And when I shall extinguish thee, I will cover the heaven, and make the stars thereof dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light.

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