Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Do you know the ordinances of the heavens,
Or fix their rule over the earth?

King James Version

Knowest thou the ordinances of heaven? canst thou set the dominion thereof in the earth?

Holman Bible

Do you know the laws of heaven?
Can you impose its authority on earth?

International Standard Version

Do you know the laws of the heavens? Can you regulate their authority over the earth?

A Conservative Version

Do thou know the ordinances of the heavens? Can thou establish the dominion of it on the earth?

American Standard Version

Knowest thou the ordinances of the heavens? Canst thou establish the dominion thereof in the earth?

Amplified

Do you know the ordinances of the heavens? Can you establish their rule upon the earth?

Bible in Basic English

Have you knowledge of the laws of the heavens? did you give them rule over the earth?

Darby Translation

Knowest thou the ordinances of the heavens? dost thou determine their rule over the earth?

Julia Smith Translation

Knewest thou the laws of the heavens? or wilt thou set up its dominion in the earth?

King James 2000

Know you the ordinances of heaven? can you set their dominion in the earth?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do you know heaven's statutes, or can you establish their rule on the earth?

Modern King James verseion

Do you know the ordinances of the heavens? Can you set up their rulership on the earth?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Knewest thou the course of heaven, that thou mayest set up the ordinance thereof upon the earth?

NET Bible

Do you know the laws of the heavens, or can you set up their rule over the earth?

New Heart English Bible

Do you know the laws of the heavens? Can you establish its dominion over the earth?

The Emphasized Bible

Knowest thou, the statutes of the heavens? Or didst thou appoint his dominion over the earth?

Webster

Knowest thou the ordinances of heaven? canst thou set its dominion on the earth?

World English Bible

Do you know the laws of the heavens? Can you establish its dominion over the earth?

Youngs Literal Translation

Hast thou known the statutes of heaven? Or dost thou appoint Its dominion in the earth?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
thou the ordinances
חקּה 
Chuqqah 
Usage: 104

of heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

canst thou set
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

the dominion
משׁטר 
Mishtar 
Usage: 1

References

Context Readings

Yahweh Interrogates Job

32 “Can you lead forth a constellation in its season,
And guide the Bear with her satellites?
33 “Do you know the ordinances of the heavens,
Or fix their rule over the earth?
34 “Can you lift up your voice to the clouds,
So that an abundance of water will cover you?


Cross References

Jeremiah 31:35-36

Thus says the Lord,
Who gives the sun for light by day
And the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night,
Who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar;
The Lord of hosts is His name:

Genesis 1:16

God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also.

Genesis 8:22

“While the earth remains,
Seedtime and harvest,
And cold and heat,
And summer and winter,
And day and night
Shall not cease.”

Job 38:12-13

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

Psalm 119:90-91

Your faithfulness continues throughout all generations;
You established the earth, and it stands.

Psalm 148:6

He has also established them forever and ever;
He has made a decree which will not pass away.

Jeremiah 33:25

Thus says the Lord, ‘If My covenant for day and night stand not, and the fixed patterns of heaven and earth I have not established,

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