New International Version
Do you send the lightning bolts on their way? Do they report to you, 'Here we are'?
King James Bible
Canst thou send lightnings, that they may go, and say unto thee, Here we are?
Darby Bible Translation
Dost thou send forth lightnings that they may go, and say unto thee, Here we are?
World English Bible
Can you send forth lightnings, that they may go? Do they report to you, 'Here we are?'
Young's Literal Translation
Dost thou send out lightnings, and they go And say unto thee, 'Behold us?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Canst thou send lightnings - We have already seen that the lightning is supposed to be immediately in the hand and under the management of God. The great god of the heathen, Jupiter Brontes, is represented with the forked lightnings and thunderbolt in his hand. He seems so to grasp the bickering flame that, though it struggles for liberty, it cannot escape from his hold. Lightnings - How much like the sound of thunder is the original word: ברכים Berakim! Here are both sense and sound.
Here we are? - Will the winged lightnings be thy messengers, as they are mine?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Here we are. Heb. Behold us
LibraryAugust 11 Evening
Where is the way that light dwelleth?--JOB 38:19. God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.--As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world. If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth: but if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.--The Father . . . hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light, …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
God's Restraining Power.
Whether it is Proper to the Rational Nature to be Adopted?
'The End of the Lord'
He fills his hands with lightning and commands it to strike its mark.
He unleashes his lightning beneath the whole heaven and sends it to the ends of the earth.
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