Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Behold, He spreads His lightning about Him, And He covers the depths of the sea.

King James Version

Behold, he spreadeth his light upon it, and covereth the bottom of the sea.

Holman Bible

Look, He spreads His lightning around Him and covers the depths of the sea.

International Standard Version

He scatters his lightning above it, and covers the bottom of the sea.

A Conservative Version

Behold, he spreads his light around him, and he covers the bottom of the sea.

American Standard Version

Behold, he spreadeth his light around him; And he covereth the bottom of the sea.

Amplified

Behold, He spreads His lightning against the dark clouds and covers the roots of the sea.

Bible in Basic English

See, he is stretching out his mist, covering the tops of the mountains with it.

Darby Translation

Lo, he spreadeth his light around him, and covereth the bottom of the sea.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, he spreads his light upon it and covers the roots of the sea.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, he spread upon it his light, and he covered the roots of the sea.

King James 2000

Behold, he spreads his lightning upon it, and covers the depths of the sea.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, he scatters his lightning around him, and he covers the roots of the sea.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, He spreads His light on it, and He covers the bottom of the sea.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and cause his light to shine upon them, and to cover the bottom of the sea.

NET Bible

See how he scattered his lightning about him; he has covered the depths of the sea.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, he spreads his light around him. He covers the bottom of the sea.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! he hath spread out over it, his lightning, The bed of the sea, hath he covered.

Webster

Behold, he spreadeth his light upon it, and covereth the bottom of the sea.

World English Bible

Behold, he spreads his light around him. He covers the bottom of the sea.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, He hath spread over it His light, And the roots of the sea He hath covered,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

upon it, and covereth
כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

the bottom
שׁרשׁ 
Sheresh 
Usage: 33

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Greatness

29 "Can anyone understand the spreading of the clouds, The thundering of His pavilion? 30 "Behold, He spreads His lightning about Him, And He covers the depths of the sea. 31 "For by these He judges peoples; He gives food in abundance.



Cross References

Genesis 1:9

Then God said, "Let the waters below the heavens be gathered into one place, and let the dry land appear"; and it was so.

Exodus 14:22

The sons of Israel went through the midst of the sea on the dry land, and the waters were like a wall to them on their right hand and on their left.

Exodus 14:28

The waters returned and covered the chariots and the horsemen, even Pharaoh's entire army that had gone into the sea after them; not even one of them remained.

Exodus 15:4-5

"Pharaoh's chariots and his army He has cast into the sea; And the choicest of his officers are drowned in the Red Sea.

Job 38:8-11

"Or who enclosed the sea with doors When, bursting forth, it went out from the womb;

Job 38:25

"Who has cleft a channel for the flood, Or a way for the thunderbolt,

Job 38:34-35

"Can you lift up your voice to the clouds, So that an abundance of water will cover you?

Psalm 18:11-16

He made darkness His hiding place, His canopy around Him, Darkness of waters, thick clouds of the skies.

Psalm 104:5-9

He established the earth upon its foundations, So that it will not totter forever and ever.

Luke 17:24

"For just like the lightning, when it flashes out of one part of the sky, shines to the other part of the sky, so will the Son of Man be in His day.

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