Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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 established the heavens, I [Wisdom] was there;
When He drew a circle upon the face of the deep,

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;

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 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 before He had made the earth, or the fields or the highest part of the dust of the world. 27 When He prepared the heavens, I was there; when He set a circle upon the face of the deep; 28 when He set the clouds above; when He made the strong fountains of the deep;


Cross References

Proverbs 3:19

Jehovah has founded the earth by wisdom; by understanding He has founded the heavens.

Isaiah 40:22

It is He who sits on the circle of the earth, and its people 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 described a circle on the surface of the waters to the boundary of light with darkness.

Psalm 33:6

By the Word of Jehovah were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of His mouth.

Psalm 103:19

Jehovah has prepared His throne in the heavens; and His kingdom rules over all.

Psalm 136:5

To Him who by wisdom made the heavens; for His mercy endures forever.

Isaiah 40:11

He shall feed His flock like a shepherd; He shall gather the lambs with His arm, and carry them in His bosom, and shall gently lead those with young.

Jeremiah 10:12

He has made the earth by His power; He has established the world by His wisdom, and has stretched out the heavens by His judgment.

Colossians 1:16

For all things were created in Him, the things in the heavens, and the things on the earth, the visible and the invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers, all things were created through Him and for Him.

Hebrews 1:2

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

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