Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

the One speaking to the sun, and it does not rise; and seals up the stars;

New American Standard Bible

Who commands the sun not to shine, And sets a seal upon the stars;

King James Version

Which commandeth the sun, and it riseth not; and sealeth up the stars.

Holman Bible

He commands the sun not to shine
and seals off the stars.

International Standard Version

He commands the sun so that it doesn't shine and seals up the stars.

A Conservative Version

who commands the sun, and it does not rise, and seals up the stars,

American Standard Version

That commandeth the sun, and it riseth not, And sealeth up the stars;

Amplified

Who commands the sun, and it rises not; Who seals up the stars [from view];

Bible in Basic English

Who gives orders to the sun, and it does not give its light; and who keeps the stars from shining.

Darby Translation

Who commandeth the sun, and it riseth not, and he sealeth up the stars;

Julia Smith Translation

Saying to the sun, and it shall not rise; and for the stars he will seal them up

King James 2000

Who commands the sun, and it rises not; and seals up the stars.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[He is the one] who commands the sun, and it does not rise, {and he seals up the stars}.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He commandeth the sun, and it riseth not: he closeth up the stars, as it were under a signet.

NET Bible

he who commands the sun and it does not shine and seals up the stars;

New Heart English Bible

He commands the sun, and it doesn't rise, and seals up the stars.

The Emphasized Bible

Who commandeth the sun, and it breaketh not forth, and, about the stars, he putteth a seal;

Webster

Who commandeth the sun, and it riseth not; and sealeth up the stars.

World English Bible

He commands the sun, and it doesn't rise, and seals up the stars.

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is speaking to the sun, and it riseth not, And the stars He sealeth up.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the sun
חרסה חרס 
Cherec 
Usage: 4

and it riseth
זרח 
Zarach 
arise, rise, rise up, shine, up
Usage: 18

not and sealeth up
חתם 
Chatham 
Usage: 27

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Third Speech: A Response To Bildad

6 He who shakes the earth out of its place, and the pillars of it tremble; 7 the One speaking to the sun, and it does not rise; and seals up the stars; 8 who alone stretches out the heavens, and walks on the waves of the sea;


Cross References

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and their constellations shall not give light; the sun shall be darkened in its going forth, and the moon shall not reflect its light.

Exodus 10:21-22

And Jehovah said to Moses, Stretch out your hand toward the heavens, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, so that one may even feel the darkness.

Joshua 10:12

Then Joshua spoke to Jehovah in the day when Jehovah delivered up the Amorites before the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun! Stand still on Gibeon! And, moon, stand still in the valley of Aijalon!

Job 37:7

He seals up the hand of every man, so that all men may know His work.

Job 38:12-15

Have you commanded the morning from your days, and caused the dawn to know its place,

Job 38:19-20

Where is the way where light dwells? And where is the place of darkness,

Ezekiel 32:7-8

And when I put you out, I will cover the heaven and make its stars dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light.

Daniel 4:35

And all the people of the earth are counted as nothing; and He does according to His will in the army of heaven, and among the people of the earth. And none can strike His hand, or say to Him, What are You doing?

Amos 4:13

For lo, He forms the mountains and creates the wind, and declares to man what his thought is. He who makes the morning darkness, and treads on the high places of the earth; Jehovah, the God of Hosts, is His name.

Amos 8:9

And it shall be in that day, says the Lord Jehovah, I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in the light of day.

Matthew 24:29

And immediately after the tribulation of those days, the sun shall be darkened and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from the heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.

Luke 21:25-26

And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars. And on the earth will be anxiety of nations with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;

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