Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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?

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 foundations of the earth? declare, if you have understanding. 5  Who has determined the measures thereof, if you know? or who has stretched the line upon it? 6 On what are its foundations fastened? or who laid its cornerstone;


Cross References

Isaiah 40:12

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and measured out heaven with the span, and known the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?

Job 11:9

The measure of it is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.

Job 28:25

To make the weight for the wind; and he apportions the waters by measure.

Psalm 19:4

Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them has he set a tabernacle for the sun,

Psalm 78:55

He cast out the nations also before them, and divided them an inheritance by line, and made the tribes of Israel to dwell in their tents.

Proverbs 8:27

When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he drew a circle upon the face of the depth:

Proverbs 8:29

When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his command: when he appointed the foundations of the earth:

Isaiah 34:11

But the hawk and the porcupine shall possess it; the owl also and the raven shall dwell in it: and he shall stretch out upon it the line of confusion, and the stones of emptiness.

Isaiah 40:22

It is he that sits upon the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are as grasshoppers; that stretches out the heavens as a curtain, and spreads them out as a tent to dwell in:

Zechariah 2:1-2

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

2 Corinthians 10:16

To preach the gospel in the regions beyond you, and not to boast in another man's field of things made ready to our hand.

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