Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"He restricts the waters within clouds and the clouds don't burst open under them.

New American Standard Bible

"He wraps up the waters in His clouds, And the cloud does not burst under them.

King James Version

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them.

Holman Bible

He wraps up the waters in His clouds,
yet the clouds do not burst beneath their weight.

A Conservative Version

He binds up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not rent under them.

American Standard Version

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds; And the cloud is not rent under them.

Amplified

He holds the waters bound in His clouds [which otherwise would spill on earth all at once], and the cloud is not rent under them.

Bible in Basic English

By him the waters are shut up in his thick clouds, and the cloud does not give way under them.

Darby Translation

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not rent under them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He binds up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them.

Julia Smith Translation

He bound up the waters in his clouds, and the cloud was not rent under them.

King James 2000

He binds up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not torn under them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[He] ties up [the] water in its clouds, and [the] cloud is not torn open beneath it.

Modern King James verseion

He binds up the waters in His thick clouds; and the cloud is not torn under them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He bindeth the water in his clouds, and the cloud is not broken under them.

NET Bible

He locks the waters in his clouds, and the clouds do not burst with the weight of them.

New Heart English Bible

He binds up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not burst under them.

The Emphasized Bible

Who bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not rent beneath them;

Webster

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them.

World English Bible

He binds up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not burst under them.

Youngs Literal Translation

Binding up the waters in His thick clouds, And the cloud is not rent under them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He bindeth up
צרר 
Tsarar 
Usage: 54

עב 
`ab 
Usage: 32

and the cloud
ענן 
`anan 
Usage: 87

is not rent
בּקע 
Baqa` 
Usage: 51

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God's Power Over Creation

7 He spreads out the north over empty space, suspending the earth over nothing. 8 "He restricts the waters within clouds and the clouds don't burst open under them. 9 He has enclosed the face of the full moon and spread his clouds over it.



Cross References

Proverbs 30:4

Who has ascended to heaven, and then descended? Who has collected the wind in his hands? Who has wrapped up waters in a garment? Who has established all the farthest points of the earth? What is his name, and what is his son's name? Surely you know!

Genesis 1:6-7

Then God said, "Let there be a canopy between bodies of water, separating bodies of water from bodies of water!"

Job 36:29

"Furthermore, can anyone understand cloud patterns, or the thundering in his pavilion?

Job 37:11-16

He also loads the clouds with moisture, scattering his lightning with the clouds.

Job 38:9

when I made clouds to be its clothes and thick darkness its swaddling blanket,

Job 38:37

Who has the wisdom to be able to count the clouds, or to empty the water jars of heaven,

Psalm 18:10-11

He rode upon a cherub and flew; he soared upon the wings of the wind.

Psalm 135:7

He makes the clouds rise from the ends of the earth, fashioning lightning for the rain, bringing the wind from his storehouses.

Isaiah 5:6

I'll make it a wasteland, and it won't be pruned or cultivated. Instead, briers and thorns will grow up. I'll also issue commands to the clouds, that they drop no rain upon it."

Jeremiah 10:13

When his voice sounds there is thunder from the waters of heaven, and he makes clouds rise up from the ends of the earth. He makes lightning for the rain and brings wind out of his storehouses.

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