Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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?

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,
Or [can you] establish their rule over 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 bring out constellations in their season? Can you guide the Bear with her cubs? 33 Do you know the laws of the heavens? Can you regulate their authority over the earth? 34 "Can you call out to the clouds, so that abundant water drenches you?


Cross References

Jeremiah 31:35-36

This is what the LORD says, who gives the sun for light by day, the laws that govern the moon and stars for light by night, and who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar. The LORD of the Heavenly Armies is his name:

Genesis 1:16

God fashioned two great lights the larger light to shine during the day and the smaller light to shine during the night as well as stars.

Genesis 8:22

"Never again, as long as the earth exists, will sowing and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, and day and night ever cease."

Job 38:12-13

"Have you ever commanded the morning at any time during your life? Do you know where the dawn lives,

Psalm 119:90-91

Your faithfulness continues from generation to generation. You established the earth, and it stands firm.

Psalm 148:6

He set them in place to last forever and ever; he gave the command and will not rescind it.

Jeremiah 33:25

This is what the LORD says: "If I had not established my covenant for day and night and the laws that govern the heavens and earth,

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