Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

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 establishes the force of the wind. Yes, he measures out the waters by measure. 26 When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder; 27 then he saw it, and declared it. He established it, yes, and searched it out.



Cross References

Job 38:25

Who has cut a channel for the flood water, or the path for the thunderstorm;

Job 37:3

He sends it forth under the whole sky, and his lightning to the ends of the earth.

Job 36:26

Behold, God is great, 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

Yes, he loads the thick cloud with moisture. He spreads abroad the cloud of his lightning.

Job 38:27

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

Psalm 29:3-10

The voice of the LORD is on the waters. The God of glory thunders, even the LORD on many waters.

Psalm 148:8

Lightning and hail, snow and clouds; stormy wind, fulfilling his word;

Jeremiah 14:22

Are there any among the vanities of the nations that can cause rain? Or can the sky give showers? Aren't you he, LORD our God? Therefore we will wait for you; for you have made all these things."

Amos 4:7

"I also have withheld the rain from you, when there were yet three months to the harvest; and I caused it to rain on one city, and caused it not to rain on another city. One place was rained on, and the piece where it did not rain withered.

Zechariah 10:1

Ask of the LORD rain in the spring time, The LORD who makes lightnings, and he gives rain showers to everyone for the plants in the field.

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