Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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;

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 Sending his word upon the earth, even till his word shall run quickly. 16 Giving snow as wool: he will scatter the hoarfrost as ashes. 17 Casting his ice as morsels: before his cold who shall stand?


Cross References

Job 37:6

For he will say to the snow, Be it on earth; and to the shower of rain, and to the shower of the rains of his strength.

Job 38:29

From whose womb came forth the ice? and the hoarfrost of the heavens, who brought it forth?

Psalm 148:8

Fire and hail, snow and vapor: the spirit of storm doing his word:

Job 37:9-10

From the chamber shall come forth the whirlwind, and cold from the scatterings.

Isaiah 55:10

For as the rain coming down and the snow from the heavens, and shall not turn back there, but watering the earth and causing it to bring forth and sprout, and giving seed to be sown, and bread to be eaten;

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