Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

He keeps back the streams from flowing, and makes the secret things come out into the light.

New American Standard Bible

“He dams up the streams from flowing,
And what is hidden he brings out to the light.

King James Version

He bindeth the floods from overflowing; and the thing that is hid bringeth he forth to light.

Holman Bible

He dams up the streams from flowing
so that he may bring to light what is hidden.

International Standard Version

He dams up flowing rivers, bringing hidden things to light."

A Conservative Version

He binds the streams that they not trickle. And the thing that is hid he brings forth to light.

American Standard Version

He bindeth the streams that they trickle not; And the thing that is hid bringeth he forth to light.

Amplified


“Man dams up the streams from flowing [so that they do not trickle into the mine],
And what is hidden he brings out to the light.

Darby Translation

He bindeth the streams that they drip not, and what is hidden he bringeth forth to light.

Julia Smith Translation

He bound the rivers from weeping, and he will bring forth the hidden thing to light

King James 2000

He binds the streams from overflowing; and the thing that is hid brings he forth to light.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He dams up rivers from [their] sources, and he brings secret things to [the] light.

Modern King James verseion

He holds back the floods from overflowing; and the hidden thing, He brings to light.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Out of drops bringeth he great floods together, and the thing that is hid bringeth he to light.

NET Bible

He has searched the sources of the rivers and what was hidden he has brought into the light.

New Heart English Bible

He binds the streams that they do not trickle. The thing that is hidden he brings forth to light.

The Emphasized Bible

From trickling, he restraineth, rivers, and, some hidden thing, is he bringing out to light.

Webster

He bindeth the floods from overflowing; and the thing that is hid he bringeth forth to light.

World English Bible

He binds the streams that they don't trickle. The thing that is hidden he brings forth to light.

Youngs Literal Translation

From overflowing floods he hath bound, And the hidden thing bringeth out to light.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He bindeth
חבשׁ 
Chabash 
Usage: 33

the floods
נהר 
Nahar 
Usage: 119

בּכי 
B@kiy 
Usage: 29

and the thing that is hid
תּעלמּה 
Ta`alummah 
Usage: 3

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

10 He makes deep ways, cut through the rock, and his eye sees everything of value. 11 He keeps back the streams from flowing, and makes the secret things come out into the light. 12 But where may wisdom be seen? and where is the resting-place of knowledge?


Cross References

Job 26:8

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

Isaiah 37:25

I have made water-holes and taken their waters, and with my foot I have made all the rivers of Egypt dry.

Isaiah 44:27

Who says to the deep, Be dry, and I will make your rivers dry:

Isaiah 45:2-3

I will go before you, and make the rough places level: the doors of brass will be broken, and the iron rods cut in two:

1 Corinthians 4:5

For this reason let there be no judging before the time, till the Lord comes, who will make clear the secret things of the dark, and the designs of the heart; and then will every man have his praise from God.

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