Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Can you spread out the skies like he does; can you cast them as one might a mirror?

New American Standard Bible

"Can you, with Him, spread out the skies, Strong as a molten mirror?

King James Version

Hast thou with him spread out the sky, which is strong, and as a molten looking glass?

Holman Bible

can you help God spread out the skies
as hard as a cast metal mirror?

A Conservative Version

Can thou with him spread out the sky, which is strong as a molten mirror?

American Standard Version

Canst thou with him spread out the sky, Which is strong as a molten mirror?

Amplified

Can you along with Him spread out the sky, [which is] strong as a molten mirror?

Bible in Basic English

Will you, with him, make the skies smooth, and strong as a polished looking-glass?

Darby Translation

Hast thou with him spread out the sky, firm, like a molten mirror?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Hast thou with him spread out the sky, which is strong and as a molten looking glass?

Julia Smith Translation

Wilt thou spread out with him to the clouds, strong as the sight of a melted mass?

King James 2000

Have you with him spread out the sky, which is strong, and as a molten mirror?

Lexham Expanded Bible

with him can you spread out [the] skies, hard as a molten mirror?

Modern King James verseion

Have you beat out the expanse with Him, hard like a cast mirror?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hast thou helped him to spread out the heavens, which are strong and bright as a looking glass?

NET Bible

will you, with him, spread out the clouds, solid as a mirror of molten metal?

New Heart English Bible

Can you, with him, spread out the sky, which is strong as a cast metal mirror?

The Emphasized Bible

Didst thou spread out, with him, the skies, strong as a molten mirror?

Webster

Hast thou with him spread out the sky which is strong, and as a molten looking-glass?

World English Bible

Can you, with him, spread out the sky, which is strong as a cast metal mirror?

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast made an expanse with Him For the clouds -- strong as a hard mirror!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Hast thou with him spread out
רקע 
Raqa` 
Usage: 11

the sky
שׁחק 
Shachaq 
Usage: 21

and as a molten
יצק 
Yatsaq 
Usage: 53

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Majesty

17 you whose garments are hot, even though the land is cooled by a south wind? 18 Can you spread out the skies like he does; can you cast them as one might a mirror? 19 Tell us! What are we to say to him? Can we prepare our case to face him when our faces are in darkness?


Cross References

Isaiah 44:24

"This is what the LORD says, your Redeemer and the one who formed you in the womb: "I am the LORD, who has made everything, who alone stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth Who was with me at that time?

Psalm 104:2

you are wrapped in light like a garment, stretching out the sky like a curtain.

Exodus 38:8

He made the bronze basin and its bronze base from mirrors contributed by the women who served at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

Genesis 1:6-8

Then God said, "Let there be a canopy between bodies of water, separating bodies of water from bodies of water!"

Job 9:8-9

He alone spreads out the heavens, he walks on the waves of the sea.

Psalm 148:4-6

Praise him, you heaven of heavens, and you waters above the heavens.

Psalm 150:1

Hallelujah! Praise God in his Holy Place. Praise him in his great expanse.

Proverbs 8:27

when he crafted the heavens, I was there when he marked out a circle on the face of the deep,

Isaiah 40:12

"Who has measured the waters of the sea in the hollow of his hand and marked off the heavens by the width of his hand? Who has enclosed the dust of the earth in a measuring bowl, or weighed the mountains in scales and the hills in a balance?

Isaiah 40:22

He's the one who sits above the disk of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers. He's the one who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them like a tent to live in,

Jump To Previous

Jump To Next

Word Concordance

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain