Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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,

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 decree for the rain and a way for the lightning of the thunder,

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

when he made a law for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunders.

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 "He imparted weight to the wind; he regulated water by his measurement. 26 He set in place ordinances for the rain; and determined the pathway for thunder that accompanies lightning. 27 Then he looked at wisdom, and fixed it in place; he established it, and also examined it.



Cross References

Job 38:25

"Who cuts canals for storm floods, and paths for the lightning and thunder,

Job 37:3

He releases his lightning throughout the sky, to the ends of the earth.

Job 36:26

"God is truly awesome, beyond what we know; the number of his years is unknowable.

Job 36:32

His hands are covered with lightning that he commands to strike his designated target.

Job 37:11

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

Job 38:27

to satisfy a desolate and devastated desert, causing it to sprout vegetation?

Psalm 29:3-10

The voice of the LORD was heard above the waters; the God of glory thundered; the LORD was heard over many waters.

Psalm 148:8

fire, hail, snow, fog, and wind storm that carry out his command,

Jeremiah 14:22

Can any of the worthless gods of the nations make it rain? Can the heavens themselves bring forth showers? Aren't you the one who does this, LORD our God? So we hope in you, for you are the one who does all these things.

Amos 4:7

"I therefore have withheld the rain from you three months before the harvest, causing rain to come upon one city, but not upon another, and upon one field but not upon another, so that it would wither.

Zechariah 10:1

"Ask the LORD for rain in the spring the LORD who fashions lightning thunderstorms, giving rain showers to mankind along with grain in the fields.

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