Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Where is the way that the light is divided,
Or the east wind scattered on the earth?

King James Version

By what way is the light parted, which scattereth the east wind upon the earth?

Holman Bible

What road leads to the place where light is dispersed?
Where is the source of the east wind that spreads across the earth?

International Standard Version

Where is the lightning diffused or the east wind scattered around the earth?

A Conservative Version

By what way is the light divided, or the east wind scattered upon the earth?

American Standard Version

By what way is the light parted, Or the east wind scattered upon the earth?

Amplified


“Where is the way that the light is distributed,
Or the east wind scattered over the earth?

Bible in Basic English

Which is the way to the place where the wind is measured out, and the east wind sent out over the earth?

Darby Translation

By what way is the light parted, and the east wind scattered upon the earth?

Julia Smith Translation

Where that way the light will divide, it will scatter the east wind upon the earth?

King James 2000

By what way is the light distributed, which scatters the east wind upon the earth?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Where then [is] the way [where] [the] light is distributed, [where] he scatters [the] east wind upon [the] earth?

Modern King James verseion

How is it, the way the light is distributed, and how does the east wind spread itself on the earth?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

By what way is the light parted, and the heat dealt out upon the earth?

NET Bible

In what direction is lightning dispersed, or the east winds scattered over the earth?

New Heart English Bible

By what way is the lightning distributed, or the east wind scattered on the earth?

The Emphasized Bible

Where then is the way the lightning is parted? The east wind spreadeth itself abroad over the earth.

Webster

By what way is the light parted, which scattereth the east wind upon the earth?

World English Bible

By what way is the lightning distributed, or the east wind scattered on the earth?

Youngs Literal Translation

Where is this, the way light is apportioned? It scattereth an east wind over the earth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
By what
אי 
'ay 
Usage: 34

way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

is the light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

the east wind
קדם קדים 
Qadiym 
Usage: 69

References

Smith

Context Readings

Yahweh Interrogates Job

23 Which I have reserved for the time of distress,
For the day of war and battle?
24 “Where is the way that the light is divided,
Or the east wind scattered on the earth?
25 “Who has cleft a channel for the flood,
Or a way for the thunderbolt,


Cross References

Job 38:12-13

“Have you ever in your life commanded the morning,
And caused the dawn to know its place,

Jonah 4:8

When the sun came up God appointed a scorching east wind, and the sun beat down on Jonah’s head so that he became faint and begged with all his soul to die, saying, “Death is better to me than life.”

Matthew 24:27

For just as the lightning comes from the east and flashes even to the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man be.

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