Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Dost thou know how God layeth his charge upon them, And causeth the lightning of his cloud to shine?

New American Standard Bible

"Do you know how God establishes them, And makes the lightning of His cloud to shine?

King James Version

Dost thou know when God disposed them, and caused the light of his cloud to shine?

Holman Bible

Do you know how God directs His clouds
or makes their lightning flash?

International Standard Version

Do you know how God ordains them, and makes his lightning to flash throughout his clouds?

A Conservative Version

Do thou know how God lays [his charge] upon them, and causes the lightning of his cloud to shine?

Amplified

Do you know how God lays His command upon them and causes the lightning of His [storm] cloud to shine?

Bible in Basic English

Have you knowledge of God's ordering of his works, how he makes the light of his cloud to be seen?

Darby Translation

Dost thou know how +God hath disposed them, and how he causeth the lightning of his cloud to flash?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Dost thou know when God disposed them and caused the light of his cloud to shine?

Julia Smith Translation

Shalt thou know in God's setting upon them, and he caused the light of his cloud to shine?

King James 2000

Do you know when God dispatched them, and caused the light of his cloud to shine?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do you know {how God commands them} and [how] he causes his cloud's lightning to shine?

Modern King James verseion

Do you know when God placed them, and caused the lightning of His cloud to shine?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Art thou of counsel with God, when he doth these things? When he causeth the light to come forth of his clouds?

NET Bible

Do you know how God commands them, how he makes lightning flash in his storm cloud?

New Heart English Bible

Do you know how God controls them, and causes the lightning of his cloud to shine?

The Emphasized Bible

Canst thou got to know of GOD'S giving charge over them, or of the causing of the lightning of his cloud to shine forth?

Webster

Dost thou know when God disposed them, and caused the light of his cloud to shine?

World English Bible

Do you know how God controls them, and causes the lightning of his cloud to shine?

Youngs Literal Translation

Dost thou know when God doth place them, And caused to shine the light of His cloud?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהּ אלוהּ 
'elowahh 
God, god
Usage: 57

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

them, and caused the light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

of his cloud
ענן 
`anan 
Usage: 87

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Majesty

14 Hearken unto this, O Job: Stand still, and consider the wondrous works of God. 15 Dost thou know how God layeth his charge upon them, And causeth the lightning of his cloud to shine? 16 Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, The wondrous works of him who is perfect in knowledge?


Cross References

Job 28:24-27

For he looketh to the ends of the earth, And seeth under the whole heaven;

Job 34:13

Who gave him a charge over the earth? Or who hath disposed the whole world?

Job 36:30-32

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

Job 37:11

Yea, he ladeth the thick cloud with moisture; He spreadeth abroad the cloud of his lightning:

Job 38:4-41

Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if thou hast understanding.

Psalm 119:90-91

Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: Thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high, and see who hath created these, that bringeth out their host by number; he calleth them all by name; by the greatness of his might, and for that he is strong in power, not one is lacking.

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