KJV JOB38 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekJOB37.htm JOB39.htm
38:1 Then the LORD [H3068] answered [H6030] Job [H347] out of the whirlwind [H5591] , and said [H559] ,
38:2 Who [is] this that darkeneth [H2821] counsel [H6098] by words [H4405] without knowledge [H1847] ?
38:3 Gird up [H247] now thy loins [H2504] like a man [H1397] ; for I will demand [H7592] of thee, and answer [H3045] thou me.(answer: Heb. make me know)
38:4 Where [H375] wast thou when I laid the foundations [H3245] of the earth [H776] ? declare [H5046] , if thou hast [H3045] understanding [H998] .(hast: Heb. knowest understanding)
38:5 Who hath laid [H7760] the measures [H4461] thereof, if thou knowest [H3045] ? or who hath stretched [H5186] the line [H6957] upon it?
38:6 Whereupon are the foundations [H134] thereof fastened [H2883] ? or who laid [H3384] the corner [H6438] stone [H68] thereof;(foundations: Heb. sockets)(fastened: Heb. made to sink?)
38:7 When the morning [H1242] stars [H3556] sang [H7442] together [H3162] , and all the sons [H1121] of God [H430] shouted [H7321] for joy?
38:8 Or [who] shut up [H5526] the sea [H3220] with doors [H1817] , when it brake forth [H1518] , [as if] it had issued out [H3318] of the womb [H7358] ?
38:9 When I made [H7760] the cloud [H6051] the garment [H3830] thereof, and thick darkness [H6205] a swaddlingband [H2854] for it,
38:10 And brake up [H7665] for it my decreed [H2706] [place], and set [H7760] bars [H1280] and doors [H1817] ,(brake: or, established my decree upon it)
38:11 And said [H559] , Hitherto [H5704] [H6311] shalt thou come [H935] , but no further [H3254] : and here shall thy proud [H1347] waves [H1530] be stayed [H7896] ?(thy: Heb. the pride of thy waves)
38:12 Hast thou commanded [H6680] the morning [H1242] since thy days [H3117] ; [and] caused the dayspring [H7837] to know [H3045] his place [H4725] ;
38:13 That it might take hold [H270] of the ends [H3671] of the earth [H776] , that the wicked [H7563] might be shaken out [H5287] of it?(ends: Heb. wings)
38:14 It is turned [H2015] as clay [H2563] [to] the seal [H2368] ; and they stand [H3320] as a garment [H3830] .
38:15 And from the wicked [H7563] their light [H216] is withholden [H4513] , and the high [H7311] arm [H2220] shall be broken [H7665] .
38:16 Hast thou entered [H935] into the springs [H5033] of the sea [H3220] ? or hast thou walked [H1980] in the search [H2714] of the depth [H8415] ?
38:17 Have the gates [H8179] of death [H4194] been opened [H1540] unto thee? or hast thou seen [H7200] the doors [H8179] of the shadow of death [H6757] ?
38:18 Hast thou perceived [H995] the breadth [H7338] of the earth [H776] ? declare [H5046] if thou knowest [H3045] it all.
38:19 Where [is] the way [H1870] [where] light [H216] dwelleth [H7931] ? and [as for] darkness [H2822] , where [is] the place [H4725] thereof,
38:20 That thou shouldest take [H3947] it to the bound [H1366] thereof, and that thou shouldest know [H995] the paths [H5410] [to] the house [H1004] thereof?(to the bound: or, at, etc)
38:21 Knowest [H3045] thou [it], because thou wast then born [H3205] ? or [because] the number [H4557] of thy days [H3117] [is] great [H7227] ?
38:22 Hast thou entered [H935] into the treasures [H214] of the snow [H7950] ? or hast thou seen [H7200] the treasures [H214] of the hail [H1259] ,
38:23 Which I have reserved [H2820] against the time [H6256] of trouble [H6862] , against the day [H3117] of battle [H7128] and war [H4421] ?
38:24 By what [H335] way [H1870] is the light [H216] parted [H2505] , [which] scattereth [H6327] the east wind [H6921] upon the earth [H776] ?
38:25 Who hath divided [H6385] a watercourse [H8585] for the overflowing of waters [H7858] , or a way [H1870] for the lightning [H2385] of thunder [H6963] ;
38:26 To cause it to rain [H4305] on the earth [H776] , [where] no man [H376] [is; on] the wilderness [H4057] , wherein [there is] no man [H120] ;
38:27 To satisfy [H7646] the desolate [H7722] and waste [H4875] [ground]; and to cause the bud [H4161] of the tender herb [H1877] to spring forth [H6779] ?
38:28 Hath [H3426] the rain [H4306] a father [H1] ? or who hath begotten [H3205] the drops [H96] of dew [H2919] ?
38:29 Out of whose womb [H990] came [H3318] the ice [H7140] ? and the hoary frost [H3713] of heaven [H8064] , who hath gendered [H3205] it?
38:30 The waters [H4325] are hid [H2244] as [with] a stone [H68] , and the face [H6440] of the deep [H8415] is frozen [H3920] .(is: Heb. is taken)
38:31 Canst thou bind [H7194] the sweet influences [H4575] of Pleiades [H3598] , or loose [H6605] the bands [H4189] of Orion [H3685] ?(Pleiades: or, the seven stars: Heb. Cimah)(Orion: Heb. Cesil?)
38:32 Canst thou bring forth [H3318] Mazzaroth [H4216] in his season [H6256] ? or canst thou guide [H5148] Arcturus [H5906] with his sons [H1121] ?(Mazzaroth: or, the twelve signs)(guide: Heb. guide them)
38:33 Knowest [H3045] thou the ordinances [H2708] of heaven [H8064] ? canst thou set [H7760] the dominion [H4896] thereof in the earth [H776] ?
38:34 Canst thou lift up [H7311] thy voice [H6963] to the clouds [H5645] , that abundance [H8229] of waters [H4325] may cover [H3680] thee?
38:35 Canst thou send [H7971] lightnings [H1300] , that they may go [H3212] , and say [H559] unto thee, Here we [are]?(Here: Heb. Behold us?)
38:36 Who hath put [H7896] wisdom [H2451] in the inward parts [H2910] ? or who hath given [H5414] understanding [H998] to the heart [H7907] ?
38:37 Who can number [H5608] the clouds [H7834] in wisdom [H2451] ? or who can stay [H7901] the bottles [H5035] of heaven [H8064] ,(stay: Heb. cause to lie down)
38:38 When the dust [H6083] groweth [H3332] into hardness [H4165] , and the clods [H7263] cleave fast together [H1692] ?(groweth: or, is turned into mire: Heb. is poured)
38:39 Wilt thou hunt [H6679] the prey [H2964] for the lion [H3833] ? or fill [H4390] the appetite [H2416] of the young lions [H3715] ,(the appetite: Heb. the life)
38:40 When they couch [H7817] in [their] dens [H4585] , [and] abide [H3427] in the covert [H5521] to [H3926] lie in wait [H695] ?
38:41 Who provideth [H3559] for the raven [H6158] his food [H6718] ? when his young ones [H3206] cry [H7768] unto God [H410] , they wander [H8582] for lack [H1097] of meat [H400] .