Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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,
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?

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 forth Mazzaroth in its season? or can you guide Arcturus with its children? 33  Know you the ordinances of heaven? can you set their dominion in the earth? 34 Can you lift up your voice to the clouds, that abundance of waters may cover you?


Cross References

Jeremiah 31:35-36

Thus says the LORD, who gives the sun for a light by day, and the fixed order of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, who divides the sea when its waves roar; The LORD of hosts is his name:

Genesis 1:16

And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule 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 commanded the morning since your days began; and caused the dawn to know its place;

Psalm 119:90-91

Your faithfulness is unto all generations: you have established the earth, and it abides.

Psalm 148:6

He has also established them forever and ever: he has made a decree which shall not pass.

Jeremiah 33:25

Thus says the LORD; If my covenant is not with day and night, and if I have not appointed the ordinances of heaven and earth;

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