Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"When He established the heavens, I was there, When He inscribed a circle on the face of the deep,

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

I was there when He established the heavens,
when He laid out the horizon on the surface of the ocean,

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

When he established the heavens, I was there. When he set a circle upon the face of the deep,

American Standard Version

When he established the heavens, I was there: When he set a circle upon the face of the deep,

Amplified

When He prepared the heavens, I [Wisdom] was there; when He drew a circle upon the face of the deep and stretched out the firmament over it,

Bible in Basic English

When he made ready the heavens I was there: when he put an arch over the face of the deep:

Darby Translation

When he prepared the heavens I was there; when he ordained the circle upon the face of the deep;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

when he composed the heavens, I was there. When he set a compass upon the face of the depth,

Julia Smith Translation

In his preparing the heavens I was there: in his inscribing a circle upon the face of the deep:

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

{when he established} the heavens, there I [was], {when he drew} a circle upon the face of the deep,

Modern King James verseion

When He prepared the heavens, I was there; when He set a circle upon the face of the deep;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For when he made the heavens, I was present; when he set up the depths in order;

NET Bible

When he established the heavens, I was there; when he marked out the horizon over the face of the deep,

New Heart English Bible

When he established the heavens, I was there; when he set a circle on the surface of the deep,

The Emphasized Bible

When he prepared the heavens, there, was I! When he decreed a vault upon the face of the resounding deep;

Webster

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

World English Bible

When he established the heavens, I was there; when he set a circle on the surface of the deep,

Youngs Literal Translation

In His preparing the heavens I am there, In His decreeing a circle on the face of the deep,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the heavens
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

I was there when he set
חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

חוּג 
Chuwg 
Usage: 3

upon the face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

Wisdom At Creation

26 While He had not yet made the earth and the fields, Nor the first dust of the world. 27 "When He established the heavens, I was there, When He inscribed a circle on the face of the deep, 28 When He made firm the skies above, When the springs of the deep became fixed,


Cross References

Proverbs 3:19

The LORD by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens.

Isaiah 40:22

It is He who sits above the circle of the earth, And its inhabitants are like grasshoppers, Who stretches out the heavens like a curtain And spreads them out like a tent to dwell in.

Job 26:10

"He has inscribed a circle on the surface of the waters At the boundary of light and darkness.

Psalm 33:6

By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.

Psalm 103:19

The LORD has established His throne in the heavens, And His sovereignty rules over all.

Psalm 136:5

To Him who made the heavens with skill, For His lovingkindness is everlasting;

Isaiah 40:11

Like a shepherd He will tend His flock, In His arm He will gather the lambs And carry them in His bosom; He will gently lead the nursing ewes.

Jeremiah 10:12

It is He who made the earth by His power, Who established the world by His wisdom; And by His understanding He has stretched out the heavens.

Colossians 1:16

For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities--all things have been created through Him and for Him.

Hebrews 1:2

in these last days has spoken to us in His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the world.

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