Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He gives snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes.

King James Version

He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes.

Holman Bible

He spreads snow like wool; He scatters frost like ashes;

International Standard Version

He supplies snow like wool, scattering frost like ashes.

A Conservative Version

He gives snow like wool. He scatters the hoar-frost like ashes.

American Standard Version

He giveth snow like wool; He scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes.

Amplified

He gives [to the earth] snow like [a blanket of] wool; He scatters the hoarfrost like ashes.

Bible in Basic English

He gives snow like wool; he sends out ice-drops like dust.

Darby Translation

He giveth snow like wool, scattereth the hoar frost like ashes;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He who gives snow like wool scatters the hoarfrost like ashes.

Julia Smith Translation

Giving snow as wool: he will scatter the hoarfrost as ashes.

King James 2000

He gives snow like wool: he scatters the frost like ashes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[He] gives snow like wool; he scatters frost like ashes;

Modern King James verseion

He gives snow like wool; He scatters the hoarfrost like ashes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He giveth snow like wool, and scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes.

NET Bible

He sends the snow that is white like wool; he spreads the frost that is white like ashes.

New Heart English Bible

He gives snow like wool, and scatters frost like ashes.

The Emphasized Bible

Who giveth snow like wool, Hoar-frost - like ashes, he scattereth:

Webster

He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes.

World English Bible

He gives snow like wool, and scatters frost like ashes.

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is giving snow like wool, Hoar-frost as ashes He scattereth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He giveth
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

שׁלג 
Sheleg 
Usage: 20

צמר 
Tsemer 
Usage: 16

פּזר 
Pazar 
Usage: 10

the hoarfrost
כּפור 
K@phowr 
Usage: 12

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Providence

15 He sends forth His command to the earth; His word runs very swiftly. 16 He gives snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes. 17 He casts forth His ice as fragments; Who can stand before His cold?


Cross References

Job 37:6

"For to the snow He says, 'Fall on the earth,' And to the downpour and the rain, 'Be strong.'

Job 38:29

"From whose womb has come the ice? And the frost of heaven, who has given it birth?

Psalm 148:8

Fire and hail, snow and clouds; Stormy wind, fulfilling His word;

Job 37:9-10

"Out of the south comes the storm, And out of the north the cold.

Isaiah 55:10

"For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, And do not return there without watering the earth And making it bear and sprout, And furnishing seed to the sower and bread to the eater;

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