Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For by these He judges peoples; He gives food in abundance.

King James Version

For by them judgeth he the people; he giveth meat in abundance.

Holman Bible

For He judges the nations with these; He gives food in abundance.

International Standard Version

He uses them to judge some people and give food to many.

A Conservative Version

For by these he judges the peoples. he gives food in abundance.

American Standard Version

For by these he judgeth the peoples; He giveth food in abundance.


For by [His clouds] God executes judgment upon the peoples; He gives food in abundance.

Bible in Basic English

For by these he gives food to the peoples, and bread in full measure.

Darby Translation

For with them he judgeth the peoples; he giveth food in abundance.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For by them he judges the peoples; he gives food to the multitude.

Julia Smith Translation

For by them he will judge the peoples; he will give food to abundance.

King James 2000

For by them judges he the people; he gives food in abundance.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Indeed, he judges people by them; he gives food {in abundance}.

Modern King James verseion

For by them He judges the people; He gives plenty of food.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

By these things governeth he his people, and giveth them abundance of meat.

NET Bible

It is by these that he judges the nations and supplies food in abundance.

New Heart English Bible

For by these he judges the people. He gives food in abundance.

The Emphasized Bible

For, by those things, he executeth judgment on peoples, He giveth food in abundance:


For by them he judgeth the people; he giveth food in abundance.

World English Bible

For by these he judges the people. He gives food in abundance.

Youngs Literal Translation

For by them He doth judge peoples, He giveth food in abundance.


Root Form
דּוּן דּין 
Usage: 24

he the people
Usage: 1867

he giveth
give , put , deliver , made , set , up , lay , grant , suffer , yield , bring , cause , utter , laid , send , recompense , appoint , shew ,
Usage: 2011

Usage: 44

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Greatness

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. 32 "He covers His hands with the lightning, And commands it to strike the mark.

Cross References

Job 37:13

"Whether for correction, or for His world, Or for lovingkindness, He causes it to happen.

Psalm 136:25

Who gives food to all flesh, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

Acts 14:17

and yet He did not leave Himself without witness, in that He did good and gave you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness."

Psalm 104:27-28

They all wait for You To give them their food in due season.

Genesis 6:17

"Behold, I, even I am bringing the flood of water upon the earth, to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life, from under heaven; everything that is on the earth shall perish.

Genesis 7:17-24

Then the flood came upon the earth for forty days, and the water increased and lifted up the ark, so that it rose above the earth.

Genesis 19:24

Then the LORD rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven,

Exodus 9:23-25

Moses stretched out his staff toward the sky, and the LORD sent thunder and hail, and fire ran down to the earth. And the LORD rained hail on the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 8:2

"You shall remember all the way which the LORD your God has led you in the wilderness these forty years, that He might humble you, testing you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not.

Deuteronomy 8:15

"He led you through the great and terrible wilderness, with its fiery serpents and scorpions and thirsty ground where there was no water; He brought water for you out of the rock of flint.

Joshua 10:11

As they fled from before Israel, while they were at the descent of Beth-horon, the LORD threw large stones from heaven on them as far as Azekah, and they died; there were more who died from the hailstones than those whom the sons of Israel killed with the sword.

1 Samuel 2:10

"Those who contend with the LORD will be shattered; Against them He will thunder in the heavens, The LORD will judge the ends of the earth; And He will give strength to His king, And will exalt the horn of His anointed."

1 Samuel 7:10

Now Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, and the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel. But the LORD thundered with a great thunder on that day against the Philistines and confused them, so that they were routed before Israel.

1 Samuel 12:18

So Samuel called to the LORD, and the LORD sent thunder and rain that day; and all the people greatly feared the LORD and Samuel.

Job 38:22-23

"Have you entered the storehouses of the snow, Or have you seen the storehouses of the hail,

Job 38:26-27

To bring rain on a land without people, On a desert without a man in it,

Psalm 65:9-13

You visit the earth and cause it to overflow; You greatly enrich it; The stream of God is full of water; You prepare their grain, for thus You prepare the earth.

Psalm 104:13-15

He waters the mountains from His upper chambers; The earth is satisfied with the fruit of His works.

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