Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

But can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, or the crashing of his pavilion?

New American Standard Bible

"Can anyone understand the spreading of the clouds, The thundering of His pavilion?

King James Version

Also can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, or the noise of his tabernacle?

Holman Bible

Can anyone understand how the clouds spread out
or how the thunder roars from God’s pavilion?

International Standard Version

"Furthermore, can anyone understand cloud patterns, or the thundering in his pavilion?

A Conservative Version

Yea, can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, the thunderings of his pavilion?

American Standard Version

Yea, can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, The thunderings of his pavilion?

Amplified

Not only that, but can anyone understand the spreadings of the clouds or the thunderings of His pavilion?

Bible in Basic English

And who has knowledge of how the clouds are stretched out, or of the thunders of his tent?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Shall you understand the spreadings of the clouds or the noise of his tent?

Julia Smith Translation

Also if he shall understand the spreadings of the cloud, the noise of his booth.

King James 2000

Also can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, or the thunder of his tabernacle?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Moreover, {can anyone understand} [the] spreading of clouds, [the] thundering of his dwelling place?

Modern King James verseion

Also can any understand the spreading of the clouds, or the crashing of His canopy?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He can spread out the clouds - a covering of his tabernacle -

NET Bible

Who can understand the spreading of the clouds, the thunderings of his pavilion?

New Heart English Bible

Yes, can any understand the spreading of the clouds, and the thunderings of his pavilion?

The Emphasized Bible

But surely none can understand the burstings of the cloud, the crashing of his pavilion!

Webster

Also can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, or the noise of his tabernacle?

World English Bible

Yes, can any understand the spreading of the clouds, and the thunderings of his pavilion?

Youngs Literal Translation

Yea, doth any understand The spreadings out of a cloud? The noises of His tabernacle?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מפרשׂ 
Miphras 
Usage: 2

of the clouds
עב 
`ab 
Usage: 32

or the noise
תּשׁאה 
T@shu'ah 
Usage: 4

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Greatness

28 Which the skies pour down and drop upon man abundantly. 29 But can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, or the crashing of his pavilion? 30 Lo, he spreadeth his light around him, and covereth the bottom of the sea.



Cross References

Job 37:16

Dost thou know about the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him that is perfect in knowledge?

1 Kings 18:44-45

And it came to pass at the seventh time that he said, Behold there is a cloud, small as a man's hand, arising out of the sea. And he said, Go up, say to Ahab, Harness and go down, that the pour of rain stop thee not.

Job 26:14

Lo, these are the borders of his ways; but what a whisper of a word do we hear of him! And the thunder of his power, who can understand?

Job 37:2-5

Hear attentively the roar of his voice, and the murmur going forth from his mouth.

Job 38:9

When I made the cloud its garment, and thick darkness a swaddling band for it;

Job 38:37

Who numbereth the clouds with wisdom? or who poureth out the bottles of the heavens,

Psalm 18:13

And Jehovah thundered in the heavens, and the Most High uttered his voice: hail and coals of fire.

Psalm 29:3-10

The voice of Jehovah is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth, Jehovah upon great waters.

Psalm 77:16-19

The waters saw thee, O God, the waters saw thee; they trembled, yea, the depths were troubled:

Psalm 104:3

Who layeth the beams of his upper chambers in the waters, who maketh clouds his chariot, who walketh upon the wings of the wind;

Psalm 104:7

At thy rebuke they fled, at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away; --

Nahum 1:3

Jehovah is slow to anger, and great in power, and doth not at all clear the guilty: Jehovah, his way is in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Habakkuk 3:10

The mountains saw thee, they were in travail: Torrents of waters passed by; The deep uttered its voice, Lifted up its hands on high.

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