Parallel Verses

World English Bible

He commands the sun, and it doesn't 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 King James verseion

the One speaking to the sun, and it does not rise; and 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.

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 shakes the earth out of its place. Its pillars tremble. 7 He commands the sun, and it doesn't rise, and seals up the stars. 8 He alone stretches out the heavens, and treads on the waves of the sea.


Cross References

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the sky and its constellations will not give their light. The sun will be darkened in its going forth, and the moon will not cause its light to shine.

Exodus 10:21-22

Yahweh said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt."

Joshua 10:12

Then Joshua spoke to Yahweh in the day when Yahweh delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel; and he said in the sight of Israel, "Sun, stand still on Gibeon! You, moon, stop in the valley of Aijalon!"

Job 37:7

He seals up the hand of every man, that all men whom he has made may know it.

Job 38:12-15

"Have you commanded the morning in your days, and caused the dawn to know its place;

Job 38:19-20

"What is the way to the dwelling of light? As for darkness, where is its place,

Ezekiel 32:7-8

When I shall extinguish you, I will cover the heavens, and make its stars dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give its light.

Daniel 4:35

All the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he does according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand, or ask him, What are you doing?

Amos 4:13

For, behold, he who forms the mountains, and creates the wind, and declares to man what is his thought; who makes the morning darkness, and treads on the high places of the Earth: Yahweh, the God of Armies, is his name."

Amos 8:9

It will happen in that day," says the Lord Yahweh, "that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in the clear day.

Matthew 24:29

But immediately after the oppression of those days, the sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light, the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken;

Luke 21:25-26

There will be signs in the sun, moon, and stars; and on the earth anxiety of nations, in perplexity for the roaring of the sea and the waves;

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