Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"It changes direction, turning around by His guidance, That it may do whatever He commands it On the face of the inhabited earth.

King James Version

And it is turned round about by his counsels: that they may do whatsoever he commandeth them upon the face of the world in the earth.

Holman Bible

They swirl about, turning round and round at His direction, accomplishing everything He commands them over the surface of the inhabited world.

International Standard Version

It whirls about in circles at his direction to accomplish all that he commands throughout the surface of the entire world,

A Conservative Version

and it is turned round about by his guidance, that they may do whatever he commands them upon the face of the habitable world.

American Standard Version

And it is turned round about by his guidance, That they may do whatsoever he commandeth them Upon the face of the habitable world,

Amplified

And it is turned round about by His guidance, that they may do whatever He commands them upon the face of the habitable earth.

Bible in Basic English

And it goes this way and that, round about, turning itself by his guiding, to do whatever he gives orders to be done, on the face of his world of men,

Darby Translation

And they are turned every way by his guidance, that they may do whatsoever he commandeth them upon the face of the circuit of the earth,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they are turned round about by his counsels; that they may do whatever he commands them upon the face of the world in the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

Being turned by his guidance to their doing all that he commanded them upon the face of the habitable globe of the earth.

King James 2000

And it is turned around by his guidance: that they may do whatsoever he commands them upon the face of the whole earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And {they} turn around by his guidance to accomplish all that he has commanded them on [the] face of {the habitable world}.

Modern King James verseion

and it is turned around by His guidance, so that they may do whatever He commands them on the face of the world in the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He distributeth also on every side, according as it pleaseth him to deal out his works, that they may do whatsoever he commandeth them through the whole world:

NET Bible

The clouds go round in circles, wheeling about according to his plans, to carry out all that he commands them over the face of the whole inhabited world.

New Heart English Bible

It is turned around by his guidance, that they may do whatever he commands them on the surface of the habitable world,

The Emphasized Bible

Yea, the same, in circles, turneth itself to and fro, by his steering them to their work, whithersoever he commandeth them, over the face of the world, towards the earth.

Webster

And it is turned around by his counsels: that they may do whatever he commandeth them upon the face of the world on the earth.

World English Bible

It is turned around by his guidance, that they may do whatever he commands them on the surface of the habitable world,

Youngs Literal Translation

And it is turning itself round by His counsels, For their doing all He commandeth them, On the face of the habitable earth.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it is turned
הפך 
Haphak 
Usage: 94

מסבּות מסבּים מסב 
mecab 
Usage: 5

תּחבּוּלה תּחבּלה 
Tachbulah 
Usage: 6

פּעל 
Po`al 
work , act , deeds , do , getting , maker
Usage: 37

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

them upon the face
פּנים 
Paniym 
before , face , presence , because , sight , countenance , from , person , upon , of , ...me , against , ...him , open , for , toward ,
Usage: 2119

of the world
תּבל 
Tebel 
Usage: 36

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Majesty

11 "Also with moisture He loads the thick cloud; He disperses the cloud of His lightning. 12 "It changes direction, turning around by His guidance, That it may do whatever He commands it On the face of the inhabited earth. 13 "Whether for correction, or for His world, Or for lovingkindness, He causes it to happen.


Cross References

Psalm 148:8

Fire and hail, snow and clouds; Stormy wind, fulfilling His word;

Psalm 65:9-10

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 104:24

O LORD, how many are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all; The earth is full of Your possessions.

Jeremiah 14:22

Are there any among the idols of the nations who give rain? Or can the heavens grant showers? Is it not You, O LORD our God? Therefore we hope in You, For You are the one who has done all these things.

Joel 2:23

So rejoice, O sons of Zion, And be glad in the LORD your God; For He has given you the early rain for your vindication And He has poured down for you the rain, The early and latter rain as before.

Amos 4:7

"Furthermore, I withheld the rain from you While there were still three months until harvest Then I would send rain on one city And on another city I would not send rain; One part would be rained on, While the part not rained on would dry up.

James 5:17-18

Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months.

Revelation 11:6

These have the power to shut up the sky, so that rain will not fall during the days of their prophesying; and they have power over the waters to turn them into blood, and to strike the earth with every plague, as often as they desire.



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