Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Thou have set a bound that they may not pass over, that they turn not again to cover the earth.

New American Standard Bible

You set a boundary that they may not pass over,
So that they will not return to cover the earth.

King James Version

Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.

Holman Bible

You set a boundary they cannot cross;
they will never cover the earth again.

International Standard Version

You have set a boundary they cannot cross; they will never again cover the earth.

American Standard Version

Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; That they turn not again to cover the earth.

Amplified


You set a boundary [for the waters] that they may not cross over,
So that they will not return to cover the earth.

Bible in Basic English

You made a limit over which they might not go, so that the earth would never again be covered by them.

Darby Translation

Thou hast set a bound which they may not pass over, that they turn not again to cover the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou didst set a bound they shall not pass over; they shall not turn bark to cover the earth.

King James 2000

You have set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You set a boundary that they may not cross over, [so that] they would not return to cover the earth.

Modern King James verseion

You have set a bound that they may not pass over, so that they do not turn again to cover the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou hast set them their bounds, which they may not pass, that they turn not again to cover the earth.

NET Bible

You set up a boundary for them that they could not cross, so that they would not cover the earth again.

New Heart English Bible

You have set a boundary that they may not pass over; that they do not turn again to cover the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

Bounds, hast thou set, which they are not to pass over, They are not to return to cover the earth.

Webster

Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.

World English Bible

You have set a boundary that they may not pass over; that they don't turn again to cover the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

A border Thou hast set, they pass not over, They turn not back to cover the earth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

a bound
גּבל גּבוּל 
G@buwl 
Usage: 240

עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

to cover
כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Creation And Providence

8 The mountains rose, the valleys sank down to the place which thou had founded for them. 9 Thou have set a bound that they may not pass over, that they turn not again to cover the earth. 10 He sends forth springs into the valleys. They run among the mountains.


Cross References

Genesis 9:11-15

And I will establish my covenant with you. Neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of the flood, nor shall there be a flood any more to destroy the earth.

Job 26:10

He has described a boundary upon the face of the waters, to the confines of light and darkness.

Job 38:10-11

and marked out for it my bound, and set bars and doors,

Jeremiah 5:22

Do ye not fear me? says LORD. Will ye not tremble at my presence, who have placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it? And though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet they cannot prevai

Psalm 33:7

He gathers the waters of the sea together as a heap. He lays up the deeps in store-houses.

Isaiah 54:9

For this is [as] the waters of Noah to me. For as I have sworn that the waters of Noah shall no more go over the earth, so I have sworn that I will not be angry with thee, nor rebuke thee.

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