Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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 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 making a weight for the winds, and measuring out the waters by measure. 26 When He made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning to thunder; 27 then He saw it, and declared it; He prepared it, yea, and searched it out.



Cross References

Job 38:25

Who has cut a channel for the flood, or a way for the thunderclaps;

Job 37:3

He loosens it under the whole heavens, and His lightning to the ends of the earth.

Job 36:26

Behold, God is great, and we do not know; the number of His years cannot be searched out.

Job 36:32

He covers His hands with the lightning, and commands it to strike the mark;

Job 37:11

Also He loads the clouds with moisture; He scatters the lightning cloud,

Job 38:27

to satisfy the desolate and waste ground, and to cause the source of grass to spring forth?

Psalm 29:3-10

The voice of Jehovah is on the waters; the God of glory thunders; Jehovah is above many waters.

Psalm 148:8

fire and hail, snow and vapor, stormy wind fulfilling His Word,

Jeremiah 14:22

Are there any among the vanities of the nations who make rain fall? Or can the heavens give showers? Is it not You, O Jehovah our God? Then we will wait on You; for You do all these things.

Amos 4:7

And I have also withheld the rain from you, when there were yet three months to the harvest. And I caused rain to fall on one city and caused it not to rain on another city; one piece was rained on, and the piece on which it did not rain dried up.

Zechariah 10:1

Ask rain from Jehovah in the time of the latter rain. Jehovah shall make storm clouds, and He gives them showers of rain, grass to everyone in the field.

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