Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 stretches out the north over empty space, and hangs the earth on nothing. 8 He binds up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not burst under them. 9 He encloses the face of his throne, and spreads his cloud on it.



Cross References

Proverbs 30:4

Who has ascended up into heaven, and descended? Who has gathered the wind in his fists? Who has bound the waters in his garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is his son's name, if you know?

Genesis 1:6-7

God said, "Let there be an expanse in the middle of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters."

Job 36:29

Yes, can any understand the spreading of the clouds, and the thunderings of his pavilion?

Job 37:11-16

Yes, he loads the thick cloud with moisture. He spreads abroad the cloud of his lightning.

Job 38:9

when I made clouds its garment, and wrapped it in thick darkness,

Job 38:37

Who can number the clouds by wisdom? Or who can pour out the bottles of the sky,

Psalm 18:10-11

He rode on a cherub, and flew. Yes, he soared on the wings of the wind.

Psalm 135:7

who causes the clouds to rise from the ends of the earth; who makes lightnings with the rain; who brings forth the wind out of his treasuries;

Isaiah 5:6

I will lay it a wasteland. It won't be pruned nor hoed, but it will grow briers and thorns. I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain on it."

Jeremiah 10:13

when he utters his voice, there is a tumult of waters in the heavens, and he causes the vapors to ascend from the ends of the earth; he makes lightnings for the rain, and brings forth the wind out of his treasuries.

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