Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Covering Yourself with light as with a cloak, Stretching out heaven like a tent curtain.

King James Version

Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain:

Holman Bible

He wraps Himself in light as if it were a robe, spreading out the sky like a canopy,

International Standard Version

you are wrapped in light like a garment, stretching out the sky like a curtain.

A Conservative Version

who covers thyself with light as with a garment, who stretches out the heavens like a curtain,

American Standard Version

Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment; Who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain;

Amplified

[You are the One] Who covers Yourself with light as with a garment, Who stretches out the heavens like a curtain or a tent,

Bible in Basic English

You are clothed with light as with a robe; stretching out the heavens like a curtain:

Darby Translation

Covering thyself with light as with a garment, stretching out the heavens like a tent-curtain; --

Jubilee 2000 Bible

who dost cover thyself with light as with a garment, who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain,

Julia Smith Translation

Being covered with light as a garment: stretching forth the heavens as a curtain:

King James 2000

Who covers yourself with light as with a garment: who stretches out the heavens like a curtain:

Lexham Expanded Bible

[you] who cover [yourself] with light as [with] a garment, who stretch out [the] heavens like a tent curtain,

Modern King James verseion

covering Yourself with light as with a robe; and stretching out the heavens like a curtain;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou deckest thyself with light, as it were with a garment, and spreadest out the heaven like a curtain -

NET Bible

He covers himself with light as if it were a garment. He stretches out the skies like a tent curtain,

New Heart English Bible

He covers himself with light as with a garment. He stretches out the heavens like a curtain.

The Emphasized Bible

Putting on light, as a robe, Stretching out the heavens, as a curtain;

Webster

Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain:

World English Bible

He covers himself with light as with a garment. He stretches out the heavens like a curtain.

Youngs Literal Translation

Covering himself with light as a garment, Stretching out the heavens as a curtain,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עטה 
`atah 
Usage: 17

thyself with light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

as with a garment
שׂלמה 
Salmah 
Usage: 16

the heavens
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Creation And Providence

1 Bless the LORD, O my soul! O LORD my God, You are very great; You are clothed with splendor and majesty, 2 Covering Yourself with light as with a cloak, Stretching out heaven like a tent curtain. 3 He lays the beams of His upper chambers in the waters; He makes the clouds His chariot; He walks upon the wings of the wind;


Cross References

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.

Daniel 7:9

"I kept looking Until thrones were set up, And the Ancient of Days took His seat; His vesture was like white snow And the hair of His head like pure wool His throne was ablaze with flames, Its wheels were a burning fire.

Isaiah 45:12

"It is I who made the earth, and created man upon it I stretched out the heavens with My hands And I ordained all their host.

Zechariah 12:1

The burden of the word of the LORD concerning Israel. Thus declares the LORD who stretches out the heavens, lays the foundation of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him,

Matthew 17:2

And He was transfigured before them; and His face shone like the sun, and His garments became as white as light.

1 Timothy 6:16

who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.

Hebrews 1:10-12

And, "YOU, LORD, IN THE BEGINNING LAID THE FOUNDATION OF THE EARTH, AND THE HEAVENS ARE THE WORKS OF YOUR HANDS;

1 John 1:5

This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.

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