New International Version
when he established the clouds above and fixed securely the fountains of the deep,
King James Bible
When he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep:
Darby Bible Translation
when he established the skies above, when the fountains of the deep became strong;
World English Bible
when he established the clouds above, when the springs of the deep became strong,
Young's Literal Translation
In His strengthening clouds above, In His making strong fountains of the deep,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The clouds above - שחקים shechakim, "the ethereal regions," taking in the whole of the atmosphere, with all its meteors, clouds, vapours, etc.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'That I may cause those that love me to inherit substance.'--PROVERBS viii. 21. The word here rendered 'substance' is peculiar. Indeed, it is used in a unique construction in this passage. It means 'being' or 'existence,' and seems to have been laid hold of by the Hebrew thinkers, from whom the books commonly called 'the Wisdom Books' come, as one of their almost technical expressions. 'Substance' may be used in our translation in its philosophical meaning as the supposed reality underlying appearances, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Fragrant Spices from the Mountains of Myrrh. "Thou Art all Fair, My Love; There is no Spot in Thee. " --Song of Solomon iv. 7.
Of the Council of Antioch and what was done There against the Holy Meletius.
A String of Pearls
"Have you journeyed to the springs of the sea or walked in the recesses of the deep?
By wisdom the LORD laid the earth's foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place;
I was there when he set the heavens in place, when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep,
when he gave the sea its boundary so the waters would not overstep his command, and when he marked out the foundations of the earth.
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