Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When He set a limit for the rain
And a course for the thunderbolt,

King James Version

When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder:

Holman Bible

when He established a limit for the rain
and a path for the lightning,

International Standard Version

He set in place ordinances for the rain; and determined the pathway for thunder that accompanies lightning.

A Conservative Version

When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder,

American Standard Version

When he made a decree for the rain, And a way for the lightning of the thunder;

Amplified


When He made a limit for the rain
And a way for the thunderbolt,

Bible in Basic English

When he made a law for the rain, and a way for the thunder-flames;

Darby Translation

In appointing a statute for the rain, and a way for the thunder's flash:

Julia Smith Translation

In his making a law for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the voices.

King James 2000

When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder:

Lexham Expanded Bible

{when he made} a rule for the rain and a way for [the] thunder's lightning bolt,

Modern King James verseion

When He made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning to thunder;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When he set the rain in order, and gave the mighty floods a law;

NET Bible

When he imposed a limit for the rain, and a path for the thunderstorm,

New Heart English Bible

When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder;

The Emphasized Bible

When he made, for the rain, a decree, and a way for the lightning of thunders,

Webster

When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder:

World English Bible

When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder;

Youngs Literal Translation

In His making for the rain a limit, And a way for the brightness of the voices,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
for the rain
מטר 
Matar 
Usage: 38

and a way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

חזיז 
Chaziyz 
Usage: 3

References

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

25 “When He imparted weight to the wind
And meted out the waters by measure,
26 When He set a limit for the rain
And a course for the thunderbolt,
27 Then He saw it and declared it;
He established it and also searched it out.



Cross References

Job 38:25

“Who has cleft a channel for the flood,
Or a way for the thunderbolt,

Job 37:3

“Under the whole heaven He lets it loose,
And His lightning to the ends of the earth.

Job 36:26

“Behold, God is exalted, and we do not know Him;
The number of His years is unsearchable.

Job 36:32

“He covers His hands with the lightning,
And commands it to strike the mark.

Job 37:11

“Also with moisture He loads the thick cloud;
He disperses the cloud of His lightning.

Job 38:27

To satisfy the waste and desolate land
And to make the seeds of grass to sprout?

Psalm 29:3-10

The voice of the Lord is upon the waters;
The God of glory thunders,
The Lord is over many waters.

Psalm 148:8

Fire and hail, snow and clouds;
Stormy wind, fulfilling His word;

Jeremiah 14:22

Are there any among the idols of the nations who give rain?
Or can the heavens grant showers?
Is it not You, O Lord our God?
Therefore we hope in You,
For You are the one who has done all these things.

Amos 4:7

“Furthermore, I withheld the rain from you
While there were still three months until harvest.
Then I would send rain on one city
And on another city I would not send rain;
One part would be rained on,
While the part not rained on would dry up.

Zechariah 10:1

Ask rain from the Lord at the time of the spring rain—
The Lord who makes the storm clouds;
And He will give them showers of rain, vegetation in the field to each man.

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