Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

When he made a weight for the wind, measuring out the waters;

New American Standard Bible

“When He imparted weight to the wind
And meted out the waters by measure,

King James Version

To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth the waters by measure.

Holman Bible

When God fixed the weight of the wind
and limited the water by measure,

International Standard Version

"He imparted weight to the wind; he regulated water by his measurement.

A Conservative Version

to make a weight for the wind. Yea, he distributes the waters by measure.

American Standard Version

To make a weight for the wind: Yea, he meteth out the waters by measure.

Amplified


“When He gave weight and pressure to the wind
And allotted the waters by measure,

Darby Translation

In making a weight for the wind, and meting out the waters by measure,

Julia Smith Translation

To make the weight for the wind; and he weighed the waters by measure.

King James 2000

To make the weight for the wind; and he apportions the waters by measure.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{When he gave} weight to the wind and he apportioned [the] waters by measure,

Modern King James verseion

making a weight for the winds, and measuring out the waters by measure.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When he weighed the winds, and measured the waters;

NET Bible

When he made the force of the wind and measured the waters with a gauge.

New Heart English Bible

He establishes the force of the wind. Yes, he measures out the waters by measure.

The Emphasized Bible

Making, for the wind, a weight, and, the waters, he proved by measure,

Webster

To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth the waters by measure.

World English Bible

He establishes the force of the wind. Yes, he measures out the waters by measure.

Youngs Literal Translation

To make for the wind a weight, And the waters He meted out in measure.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the weight
משׁקל 
Mishqal 
Usage: 49

for the winds
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

and he weigheth
תּכן 
Takan 
Usage: 18

References

Easton

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

24 For his eyes go to the ends of the earth, and he sees everything under heaven. 25 When he made a weight for the wind, measuring out the waters; 26 When he made a law for the rain, and a way for the thunder-flames;



Cross References

Psalm 135:7

He makes the mists go up from the ends of the earth; he makes thunder-flames for the rain; he sends out the winds from his store-houses.

Job 12:15

Truly, he keeps back the waters and they are dry; he sends them out and the earth is overturned.

Isaiah 40:12

In the hollow of whose hand have the waters been measured? and who is able to take the heavens in his stretched-out fingers? who has got together the dust of the earth in a measure? who has taken the weight of the mountains, or put the hills into the scales?

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