Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 covereth the face of his throne, he spreadeth his cloud upon it. 10 He hath traced a fixed circle over the waters, unto the confines of light and darkness. 11 The pillars of the heavens tremble and are astonished at his rebuke.



Cross References

Job 38:8-11

And who shut up the sea with doors, when it burst forth, issuing out of the womb?

Proverbs 8:29

when he imposed on the sea his decree that the waters should not pass his commandment, when he appointed the foundations of the earth:

Psalm 33:7

He gathereth the waters of the sea together as a heap; he layeth up the deeps in storehouses.

Jeremiah 5:22

Will ye not fear me? saith Jehovah. Will ye not tremble at my presence, who have set the sand a bound for the sea by a perpetual decree, and it shall not pass it? and its waves toss themselves, but they do not prevail; and they roar, yet can they not pass over it?

Genesis 8:22

Henceforth, all the days of the earth, seed time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night, shall not cease.

Psalm 104:6-9

Thou hadst covered it with the deep, as with a vesture; the waters stood above the mountains:

Isaiah 54:9-10

For this is as the waters of Noah unto me, since I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth: so have I sworn that I will no more be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.

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