Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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:

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 To make the weight for the wind; and he weighed the waters by measure. 26 In his making a law for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the voices. 27 Then he saw, and he will recount it; he prepared it, and also he searched it out



Cross References

Job 38:25

Who divided a channel for the overflowing, and a way for the lightning of the voices?

Job 37:3

He will let it go free under all the heavens, and his light upon the wings of the earth.

Job 36:26

Behold, God is great, and we shall not know the number of his years, and it was not searched out

Job 36:32

With the hands be covered the light; and he commanded concerning it with a mark.

Job 37:11

Also by watering he will cast down the cloud: he will scatter the cloud of his light:

Job 38:27

To satisfy the desolation and burning, and to cause the springing up of the finding of the tender grass?

Psalm 29:3-10

The voice of Jehovah upon the waters: the God of glory thundered: Jehovah upon many waters.

Psalm 148:8

Fire and hail, snow and vapor: the spirit of storm doing his word:

Jeremiah 14:22

Is there among the vanities of the nations those causing ruin? and if the heavens will give showers? Art not thou he, Jehovah our God? And we will wait for thee: for thou didst make all these.

Amos 4:7

And I withheld from you the rain in yet three months to harvest: and I caused to rain upon one city, and upon one city I will not cause to rain: and one portion shall be rained upon, and the portion which shall not be rained upon, it shall dry up.

Zechariah 10:1

Ask ye from Jehovah rain in the time of the latter rain; Jehovah made lightnings, and he will give rain of heavy showers to them, to each the green herb in the field.

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