New International Version
Do you know how the clouds hang poised, those wonders of him who has perfect knowledge?
King James Bible
Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge?
Darby Bible Translation
Dost thou know about the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him that is perfect in knowledge?
World English Bible
Do you know the workings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him who is perfect in knowledge?
Young's Literal Translation
Dost thou know the balancings of a cloud? The wonders of the Perfect in knowledge?
Job 37:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds - How are the clouds suspended in the atmosphere? Art thou so well acquainted with the nature of evaporation, and the gravity of the air at different heights, to support different weights of aqueous vapor, so as to keep them floating for a certain portion of time, and then let them down to water the earth; dost thou know these things so as to determine the laws by which they are regulated?
Wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge - This is a paraphrase. Mr. Good's translation is much better: -
"Wonders, perfections of wisdom!"
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryWhether the Heavens Should have Been Opened unto Christ at his Baptism?
Objection 1: It would seem that the heavens should not have been opened unto Christ at His baptism. For the heavens should be opened unto one who needs to enter heaven, by reason of his being out of heaven. But Christ was always in heaven, according to Jn. 3:13: "The Son of Man who is in heaven." Therefore it seems that the heavens should not have been opened unto Him. Objection 2: Further, the opening of the heavens is understood either in a corporal or in a spiritual sense. But it cannot be understood …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Justice of God
He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted.
Be assured that my words are not false; one who has perfect knowledge is with you.
Who can understand how he spreads out the clouds, how he thunders from his pavilion?
God's voice thunders in marvelous ways; he does great things beyond our understanding.
"Listen to this, Job; stop and consider God's wonders.
Do you know how God controls the clouds and makes his lightning flash?
You who swelter in your clothes when the land lies hushed under the south wind,
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