Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified


He gives [to the earth] snow like [a blanket of] wool;
He scatters the frost 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;

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 sendeth out his commandment upon earth; His word runneth very swiftly. 16 He giveth snow like wool; He scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes. 17 He casteth forth his ice like morsels: Who can stand before his cold?


Cross References

Job 37:6

For he saith to the snow, Fall thou on the earth; Likewise to the shower of rain, And to the showers of his mighty rain.

Job 38:29

Out of whose womb came the ice? And the hoary frost of heaven, who hath gendered it?

Psalm 148:8

Fire and hail, snow and vapor; Stormy wind, fulfilling his word;

Job 37:9-10

Out of the chamber of the south cometh the storm, And cold out of the north.

Isaiah 55:10

For as the rain cometh down and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, and giveth seed to the sower and bread to the eater;

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