Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"By His breath the heavens are cleared; His hand has pierced the fleeing serpent.

King James Version

By his spirit he hath garnished the heavens; his hand hath formed the crooked serpent.

Holman Bible

By His breath the heavens gained their beauty;
His hand pierced the fleeing serpent.

International Standard Version

He clears the skies with his wind; his hands have pierced the fleeing serpent.

A Conservative Version

By his Spirit the heavens are garnished. His hand has pierced the swift serpent.

American Standard Version

By his Spirit the heavens are garnished; His hand hath pierced the swift serpent.

Amplified

By His breath the heavens are garnished; His hand pierced the [swiftly] fleeing serpent.

Bible in Basic English

By his wind the heavens become bright: by his hand the quickly moving snake was cut through.

Darby Translation

By his Spirit the heavens are adorned; his hand hath formed the fleeing serpent.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

By his spirit he has adorned the heavens; his hand has formed the fleeing serpent.

Julia Smith Translation

By his spirit he polished the heavens; his hand pierced the flat serpent

King James 2000

By his spirit he has adorned the heavens; his hand has pierced the fleeing serpent.

Lexham Expanded Bible

By his breath {the heavens were made clear}; his hand pierced [the] fleeing snake.

Modern King James verseion

By His Spirit the heavens were beautiful; His hand pierced the fleeing serpent.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

With his spirit hath he garnished the heavens, and with his hand hath he wounded the rebellious serpent.

NET Bible

By his breath the skies became fair; his hand pierced the fleeing serpent.

New Heart English Bible

By his Spirit the heavens are garnished. His hand has pierced the swift serpent.

The Emphasized Bible

By his spirit, hath he arched the heavens, His hand hath pierced the fleeing serpent.

Webster

By his spirit he hath garnished the heavens; his hand hath formed the crooked serpent.

World English Bible

By his Spirit the heavens are garnished. His hand has pierced the swift serpent.

Youngs Literal Translation

By His Spirit the heavens He beautified, Formed hath His hand the fleeing serpent.

Interlinear

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

שׁפרה 
Shiphrah 
Usage: 1

the heavens
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

חיל חוּל 
Chuwl 
Usage: 57

the crooked
בּרח בּריח 
Bariyach 
Usage: 3

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God's Power Over Creation

12 "He quieted the sea with His power, And by His understanding He shattered Rahab. 13 "By His breath the heavens are cleared; His hand has pierced the fleeing serpent. 14 "Behold, these are the fringes of His ways; And how faint a word we hear of Him! But His mighty thunder, who can understand?"



Cross References

Isaiah 27:1

In that day the LORD will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent, With His fierce and great and mighty sword, Even Leviathan the twisted serpent; And He will kill the dragon who lives in the sea.

Genesis 1:2

The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters.

Psalm 104:30

You send forth Your Spirit, they are created; And You renew the face of the ground.

Psalm 33:6-7

By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.

Psalm 74:13-14

You divided the sea by Your strength; You broke the heads of the sea monsters in the waters.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was thrown down, the serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

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