Parallel Verses

Amplified

[The Lord] appointed the moon for the seasons; the sun knows [the exact time of] its setting.

New American Standard Bible

He made the moon for the seasons; The sun knows the place of its setting.

King James Version

He appointed the moon for seasons: the sun knoweth his going down.

Holman Bible

He made the moon to mark the festivals;
the sun knows when to set.

International Standard Version

He made the moon to mark time; the sun knows its setting time.

A Conservative Version

He appointed the moon for seasons. The sun knows his going down.

American Standard Version

He appointed the moon for seasons: The sun knoweth his going down.

Bible in Basic English

He made the moon for a sign of the divisions of the year; teaching the sun the time of its going down.

Darby Translation

He made the moon for seasons: the sun knoweth its going down.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He appointed the moon for times and seasons; the sun knows his going down.

Julia Smith Translation

He made the moon for the appointments: the sun knew his going down.

King James 2000

He appointed the moon for seasons: the sun knows its going down.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He made [the] moon for appointed times; [the] sun knows its [time for] setting.

Modern King James verseion

He appointed the moon for seasons; the sun knows its going down.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou hast appointed the moon for certain seasons, the sun knoweth his going down.

NET Bible

He made the moon to mark the months, and the sun sets according to a regular schedule.

New Heart English Bible

He appointed the moon for seasons. The sun knows when to set.

The Emphasized Bible

He hath made the moon for seasons, And, the sun, knoweth his place for entering in.

Webster

He appointeth the moon for seasons: the sun knoweth his going down.

World English Bible

He appointed the moon for seasons. The sun knows when to set.

Youngs Literal Translation

He made the moon for seasons, The sun hath known his place of entrance.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the moon
ירח 
Yareach 
Usage: 26

מועדה מעד מועד 
Mow`ed 
Usage: 223

the sun
שׁמשׁ 
Shemesh 
Usage: 134

References

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Creation And Providence

18 The high mountains are for the wild goats; the rocks are a refuge for the conies and badgers. 19 [The Lord] appointed the moon for the seasons; the sun knows [the exact time of] its setting. 20 You [O Lord] make darkness and it becomes night, in which creeps forth every wild beast of the forest.


Cross References

Genesis 1:14-18

And God said, Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be signs and tokens [of God's provident care], and [to mark] seasons, days, and years,

Deuteronomy 4:19

And beware lest you lift up your eyes to the heavens, and when you see the sun, moon, and stars, even all the host of the heavens, you be drawn away and worship them and serve them, things which the Lord your God has allotted to all nations under the whole heaven.

Job 31:26-28

If I beheld [as an object of worship] the sunlight when it shone or the moon walking in its brightness,

Job 38:12

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

Psalm 8:3

When I view and consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have ordained and established,

Psalm 19:6

Its going forth is from the end of the heavens, and its circuit to the ends of it; and nothing [yes, no one] is hidden from the heat of it.

Psalm 136:7-9

To Him Who made the great lights, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever -- "

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus says the Lord, Who gives the sun for a light by day and the fixed order of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, Who stirs up the sea's roaring billows or stills the waves when they roar -- "the Lord of hosts is His name:

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