Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

By his knowledge, the depths were broken up, and the skies drop down the dew.

New American Standard Bible

By His knowledge the deeps were broken up
And the skies drip with dew.

King James Version

By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.

Holman Bible

By His knowledge the watery depths broke open,
and the clouds dripped with dew.

International Standard Version

By his knowledge the depths broke open, and the clouds drip with dew.

A Conservative Version

By his knowledge the depths were broken up, and the skies drop down the dew.

American Standard Version

By his knowledge the depths were broken up, And the skies drop down the dew.

Amplified


By His knowledge the deeps were broken up
And the clouds drip with dew.

Bible in Basic English

By his knowledge the deep was parted, and dew came dropping from the skies.

Darby Translation

By his knowledge the deeps were broken up, and the skies drop down the dew.

Julia Smith Translation

By his knowledge the depths were rent, and the clouds will drop dew.

King James 2000

By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.

Lexham Expanded Bible

With his knowledge, depths broke open, and clouds dropped dew.

Modern King James verseion

By His knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Through his wisdom the depths break up, and the clouds drop down of the dew.

NET Bible

By his knowledge the primordial sea was broken open, and the clouds drip down dew.

The Emphasized Bible

By his knowledge, the resounding deeps were burst open, and, the skies, drop down dew.

Webster

By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.

World English Bible

By his knowledge, the depths were broken up, and the skies drop down the dew.

Youngs Literal Translation

By His knowledge depths have been rent, And clouds do drop dew.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

the depths
תּהם תּהום 
T@howm 
Usage: 36

are broken up
בּקע 
Baqa` 
Usage: 51

and the clouds
שׁחק 
Shachaq 
Usage: 21

רעף 
Ra`aph 
Usage: 5

References

Hastings

Dew

Morish

Dew

Context Readings

Role Of Wisdom In Creation And Society

19 By wisdom the LORD founded the earth. By understanding, he established the heavens. 20 By his knowledge, the depths were broken up, and the skies drop down the dew. 21 My son, let them not depart from your eyes. Keep sound wisdom and discretion:



Cross References

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the same day all the fountains of the great deep were burst open, and the sky's windows were opened.

Deuteronomy 33:28

Israel dwells in safety; the fountain of Jacob alone, In a land of grain and new wine. Yes, his heavens drop down dew.

Genesis 1:9

God said, "Let the waters under the sky be gathered together in one gathering, and let the dry land appear;" and it was so. And the waters under the sky gathered to their gatherings, and the dry land appeared.

Genesis 27:28

God give you of the dew of the sky, of the fatness of the earth, and plenty of grain and new wine.

Genesis 27:37-39

Isaac answered Esau, "Behold, I have made him your lord, and all his brothers have I given to him for servants. With grain and new wine have I sustained him. What then will I do for you, my son?"

Job 36:27-28

For he draws up the drops of water, which distill in rain from his vapor,

Job 38:8-11

"Or who shut up the sea with doors, when it broke forth from the womb,

Job 38:26-28

To cause it to rain on a land where no man is; on the wilderness, in which there is no man;

Psalm 65:9-12

You visit the earth, and water it. You greatly enrich it. The river of God is full of water. You provide them grain, for so you have ordained it.

Psalm 104:8-9

The mountains rose, the valleys sank down, to the place which you had assigned to them.

Jeremiah 14:22

Are there any among the vanities of the nations that can cause rain? Or can the sky give showers? Aren't you he, LORD our God? Therefore we will wait for you; for you have made all these things."

Joel 2:23

"Be glad then, you children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD, your God; for he gives you the former rain in just measure, and he causes the rain to come down for you, the former rain and the latter rain, as before.

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