Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Can you lift up your voice to the clouds,
So that an abundance of water will cover you?

King James Version

Canst thou lift up thy voice to the clouds, that abundance of waters may cover thee?

Holman Bible

Can you command the clouds
so that a flood of water covers you?

International Standard Version

"Can you call out to the clouds, so that abundant water drenches you?

A Conservative Version

Can thou lift up thy voice to the clouds, that abundance of waters may cover thee?

American Standard Version

Canst thou lift up thy voice to the clouds, That abundance of waters may cover thee?

Amplified


“Can you lift up your voice to the clouds,
So that an abundance of water will cover you?

Bible in Basic English

Is your voice sent up to the cloud, so that you may be covered by the weight of waters?

Darby Translation

Dost thou lift up thy voice to the clouds, that floods of waters may cover thee?

Julia Smith Translation

Wilt thou lift up thy voice to the cloud, and abundance of waters shall cover thee?

King James 2000

Can you lift up your voice to the clouds, that abundance of waters may cover you?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Can you lift up your voice to the clouds so that a flood of water may cover you?

Modern King James verseion

Can you lift up your voice to the clouds, so that floods of waters may cover you?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moreover, canst thou lift up thy voice to the clouds, that they may pour down a great rain upon thee?

NET Bible

Can you raise your voice to the clouds so that a flood of water covers you?

New Heart English Bible

"Can you lift up your voice to the clouds, That abundance of waters may cover you?

The Emphasized Bible

Canst thou lift up, to the thick cloud, thy voice, and the overflow of waters cover thee?

Webster

Canst thou lift thy voice to the clouds, that abundance of waters may cover thee?

World English Bible

"Can you lift up your voice to the clouds, That abundance of waters may cover you?

Youngs Literal Translation

Dost thou lift up to the cloud thy voice, And abundance of water doth cover thee?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Canst thou lift up
רוּם 
Ruwm 
Usage: 189

קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

to the clouds
עב 
`ab 
Usage: 32

שׁפעה 
Shiph`ah 
Usage: 6

כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

Context Readings

Yahweh Interrogates Job

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?
35 “Can you send forth lightnings that they may go
And say to you, ‘Here we are’?


Cross References

Job 22:11

Or darkness, so that you cannot see,
And an abundance of water covers you.

1 Samuel 12:18

So Samuel called to the Lord, and the Lord sent thunder and rain that day; and all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel.

Job 36:27-28

“For He draws up the drops of water,
They distill rain from the mist,

Amos 5:8

He who made the Pleiades and Orion
And changes deep darkness into morning,
Who also darkens day into night,
Who calls for the waters of the sea
And pours them out on the surface of the earth,
The Lord is His name.

Zechariah 10:1

Ask rain from the Lord at the time of the spring rain—
The Lord who makes the storm clouds;
And He will give them showers of rain, vegetation in the field to each man.

James 5:18

Then he prayed again, and the sky poured rain and the earth produced its fruit.

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