Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

laying the beams of His palace
on the waters above,
making the clouds His chariot,
walking on the wings of the wind,

New American Standard Bible

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;

King James Version

Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters: who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind:

International Standard Version

He lays the beams of his roof loft on the water above, making clouds his chariot, walking on the wings of the wind.

A Conservative Version

who lays the beams of his chambers in the waters, who makes the clouds his chariot, who walks upon the wings of the wind,

American Standard Version

Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters; Who maketh the clouds his chariot; Who walketh upon the wings of the wind;

Amplified


Who lays the beams of His upper chambers in the waters [above the firmament],
Who makes the clouds His chariot,
Who walks on the wings of the wind,

Bible in Basic English

The arch of your house is based on the waters; you make the clouds your carriage; you go on the wings of the wind:

Darby Translation

Who layeth the beams of his upper chambers in the waters, who maketh clouds his chariot, who walketh upon the wings of the wind;

Julia Smith Translation

Framing his upper chambers in the waters: setting the clouds his chariot: going upon the wings of the wind.

King James 2000

Who lays the beams of his chambers in the waters: who makes the clouds his chariot: who walks upon the wings of the wind:

Lexham Expanded Bible

the one who sets beams in the waters [for] his upper chambers, who makes clouds his chariot, who rides on [the] wings of [the] wind,

Modern King James verseion

He lays the beams of His upper rooms in the waters. He sets the clouds as His chariots; He walks on the wings of the wind;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters, and maketh the clouds thy chariot, and walketh upon the wings of the wind.

NET Bible

and lays the beams of the upper rooms of his palace on the rain clouds. He makes the clouds his chariot, and travels along on the wings of the wind.

New Heart English Bible

He lays the beams of his chambers in the waters. He makes the clouds his chariot. He walks on the wings of the wind.

The Emphasized Bible

Building, in the waters, his upper chambers, - Who maketh clouds his chariot, Who passeth along on the wings of the wind;

Webster

Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters: who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind:

World English Bible

He lays the beams of his rooms in the waters. He makes the clouds his chariot. He walks on the wings of the wind.

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is laying the beam of His upper chambers in the waters, Who is making thick clouds His chariot, Who is walking on wings of wind,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרה 
Qarah 
Usage: 27

עליּה 
`aliyah 
Usage: 20

in the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

the clouds
עב 
`ab 
Usage: 32

רכוּב 
R@kuwb 
Usage: 1

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

upon the wings
כּנף 
Kanaph 
Usage: 109

References

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Creation And Providence

2 He wraps Himself in light as if it were a robe,
spreading out the sky like a canopy,
3 laying the beams of His palace
on the waters above,
making the clouds His chariot,
walking on the wings of the wind,
4 and making the winds His messengers,
flames of fire His servants.


Cross References

Amos 9:6

He builds His upper chambers
in the heavens
and lays the foundation of His vault
on the earth.
He summons the waters of the sea
and pours them out on the face of the earth.
Yahweh is His name.

Isaiah 19:1

An oracle against Egypt:

Look, the Lord rides on a swift cloud
and is coming to Egypt.
Egypt’s idols will tremble before Him,
and Egypt’s heart will melt within it.

2 Samuel 22:11

He rode on a cherub and flew,
soaring on the wings of the wind.

Psalm 18:10-11

He rode on a cherub and flew,
soaring on the wings of the wind.

Psalm 139:9

If I live at the eastern horizon
or settle at the western limits,

Nahum 1:3

The Lord is slow to anger but great in power;
the Lord will never leave the guilty unpunished.
His path is in the whirlwind and storm,
and clouds are the dust beneath His feet.

Matthew 26:64

“You have said it,” Jesus told him. “But I tell you, in the future you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of the Power and coming on the clouds of heaven.”

Revelation 1:7

Look! He is coming with the clouds,
and every eye will see Him,
including those who pierced Him.
And all the families of the earth
will mourn over Him.
This is certain. Amen.

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