Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“He has inscribed a circle on the surface of the waters
At the boundary of light and darkness.

King James Version

He hath compassed the waters with bounds, until the day and night come to an end.

Holman Bible

He laid out the horizon on the surface of the waters
at the boundary between light and darkness.

International Standard Version

He has delimited a boundary over the surface of the oceans as a limit between light and darkness.

A Conservative Version

He has described a boundary upon the face of the waters, to the confines of light and darkness.

American Standard Version

He hath described a boundary upon the face of the waters, Unto the confines of light and darkness.

Amplified


“He has inscribed a circular limit (the horizon) on the face of the waters
At the boundary between light and darkness.

Bible in Basic English

By him a circle is marked out on the face of the waters, to the limits of the light and the dark.

Darby Translation

He hath traced a fixed circle over the waters, unto the confines of light and darkness.

Julia Smith Translation

He marked out with a compass the law upon the face of the waters, even till the end of light with darkness..

King James 2000

He has drawn a circle on the waters at the boundary where the day and night come together.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{He has described a circle} on [the] face of [the] water {between light and darkness}.

Modern King James verseion

He has described a circle on the surface of the waters to the boundary of light with darkness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He hath compassed the waters with certain bounds, until the day and night come to an end.

NET Bible

He marks out the horizon on the surface of the waters as a boundary between light and darkness.

New Heart English Bible

He has described a boundary on the surface of the waters, and to the confines of light and darkness.

The Emphasized Bible

A, boundary, hath he encircled on the face of the waters, as far as where light ends in darkness;

Webster

He hath encompassed the waters with bounds, until the day and night come to an end.

World English Bible

He has described a boundary on the surface of the waters, and to the confines of light and darkness.

Youngs Literal Translation

A limit He hath placed on the waters, Unto the boundary of light with darkness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חוּג 
Chuwg 
Usage: 1

the waters
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

until the day
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

and night
חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God's Power Over Creation

9 “He obscures the face of the full moon
And spreads His cloud over it.
10 “He has inscribed a circle on the surface of the waters
At the boundary of light and darkness.
11 “The pillars of heaven tremble
And are amazed at His rebuke.



Cross References

Job 38:8-11

“Or who enclosed the sea with doors
When, bursting forth, it went out from the womb;

Proverbs 8:29

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;

Psalm 33:7

He gathers the waters of the sea together as a heap;
He lays up the deeps in storehouses.

Jeremiah 5:22

‘Do you not fear Me?’ declares the Lord.
‘Do you not tremble in My presence?
For I have placed the sand as a boundary for the sea,
An eternal decree, so it cannot cross over it.
Though the waves toss, yet they cannot prevail;
Though they roar, yet they cannot cross over it.

Genesis 8:22

“While the earth remains,
Seedtime and harvest,
And cold and heat,
And summer and winter,
And day and night
Shall not cease.”

Psalm 104:6-9

You covered it with the deep as with a garment;
The waters were standing above the mountains.

Isaiah 54:9-10

“For this is like the days of Noah to Me,
When I swore that the waters of Noah
Would not flood the earth again;
So I have sworn that I will not be angry with you
Nor will I rebuke you.

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