Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Who set its measurements? Since you know.
Or who stretched the line on it?

King James Version

Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it?

Holman Bible

Who fixed its dimensions? Certainly you know!
Who stretched a measuring line across it?

International Standard Version

Who set its measurement? Am I to assume you know? Who stretched a boundary line over it?

A Conservative Version

Who determined the measures of it, if thou know? Or who stretched the line upon it?

American Standard Version

Who determined the measures thereof, if thou knowest? Or who stretched the line upon it?

Amplified


“Who determined the measurements [of the earth], if you know?
Or who stretched the [measuring] line on it?

Bible in Basic English

By whom were its measures fixed? Say, if you have wisdom; or by whom was the line stretched out over it?

Darby Translation

Who set the measures thereof if thou knowest? or who stretched a line upon it?

Julia Smith Translation

Who set its measures, if thou shalt know? or who stretched the line upon it?

King James 2000

Who has determined the measures thereof, if you know? or who has stretched the line upon it?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Who determined its measurement? Yes, you do know. Or who stretched [the] measuring line upon it?

Modern King James verseion

Who has set its measurements, for you know? Or who has stretched the line on it?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Who hath measured it, knowest thou? Or, who hath spread the line upon it?

NET Bible

Who set its measurements -- if you know -- or who stretched a measuring line across it?

New Heart English Bible

Who determined its measures, if you know? Or who stretched the line on it?

The Emphasized Bible

Who set the measurements thereof, if thou knowest? Or who stretched out over it a line?

Webster

Who hath laid the measures of it, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it?

World English Bible

Who determined its measures, if you know? Or who stretched the line on it?

Youngs Literal Translation

Who placed its measures -- if thou knowest? Or who hath stretched out upon it a line?

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

the measures
ממד 
memad 
Usage: 1

the line
קו קו 
Qav 
Usage: 25

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Yahweh Interrogates Job

4 “Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?
Tell Me, if you have understanding,
5 Who set its measurements? Since you know.
Or who stretched the line on it?
6 “On what were its bases sunk?
Or who laid its cornerstone,


Cross References

Isaiah 40:12

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of His hand,
And marked off the heavens by the span,
And calculated the dust of the earth by the measure,
And weighed the mountains in a balance
And the hills in a pair of scales?

Job 11:9

“Its measure is longer than the earth
And broader than the sea.

Job 28:25

“When He imparted weight to the wind
And meted out the waters by measure,

Psalm 19:4

Their line has gone out through all the earth,
And their utterances to the end of the world.
In them He has placed a tent for the sun,

Psalm 78:55

He also drove out the nations before them
And apportioned them for an inheritance by measurement,
And made the tribes of Israel dwell in their tents.

Proverbs 8:27

“When He established the heavens, I was there,
When He inscribed a circle on the face of the deep,

Proverbs 8:29

When He set for the sea its boundary
So that the water would not transgress His command,
When He marked out the foundations of the earth;

Isaiah 34:11

But pelican and hedgehog will possess it,
And owl and raven will dwell in it;
And He will stretch over it the line of desolation
And the plumb line of emptiness.

Isaiah 40:22

It is He who sits above the circle of the earth,
And its inhabitants are like grasshoppers,
Who stretches out the heavens like a curtain
And spreads them out like a tent to dwell in.

Zechariah 2:1-2

Then I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, there was a man with a measuring line in his hand.

2 Corinthians 10:16

so as to preach the gospel even to the regions beyond you, and not to boast in what has been accomplished in the sphere of another.

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