Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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?

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 my earth? Tell me, since you're so informed! 5 Who set its measurement? Am I to assume you know? Who stretched a boundary line over it? 6 On what were its bases set? Who laid its corner stone


Cross References

Isaiah 40:12

"Who has measured the waters of the sea in the hollow of his hand and marked off the heavens by the width of his hand? Who has enclosed the dust of the earth in a measuring bowl, or weighed the mountains in scales and the hills in a balance?

Job 11:9

They are longer than the earth's circumference, and broader than the ocean.

Job 28:25

"He imparted weight to the wind; he regulated water by his measurement.

Psalm 19:4

yet their message goes out into all the world, and their words to the ends of the earth. He has set up a tent for the sun in the heavens,

Psalm 78:55

He drove out nations before them and allotted their tribal inheritance, settling the tribes of Israel in their tents.

Proverbs 8:27

when he crafted the heavens, I was there when he marked out a circle on the face of the deep,

Proverbs 8:29

when he set a boundary for the sea so the waters would not exceed his limits, when he marked out the foundations of the earth.

Isaiah 34:11

"But hawks and hedgehogs will possess it; owls and ravens will nest in it. God will stretch out over it a measuring line, and chaos, and plumb lines of emptiness, and its nobles.

Isaiah 40:22

He's the one who sits above the disk of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers. He's the one who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them like a tent to live in,

Zechariah 2:1-2

Then I looked up and saw a man with a measuring line in his hand.

2 Corinthians 10:16

Then we can preach the gospel in the regions far beyond you without boasting about things already accomplished by someone else.

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