New International Version
He spreads the snow like wool and scatters the frost like ashes.
King James Bible
He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes.
Darby Bible Translation
He giveth snow like wool, scattereth the hoar frost like ashes;
World English Bible
He gives snow like wool, and scatters frost like ashes.
Young's Literal Translation
Who is giving snow like wool, Hoar-frost as ashes He scattereth.
Psalm 147:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He giveth snow like wool - Falling down in large flakes; and in this state nothing in nature has a nearer resemblance to fine white wool.
Scattereth the hoar frost like ashes - Spreading it over the whole face of nature.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryHealing for the Wounded
We will not delay you by a preface, but will come at once to the two thoughts: first, here is a great ill--a broken heart; and secondly, a great mercy--"he healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds." Man is a double being: he is composed of body and soul, and each of the portions of man may receive injury and hurt. The wounds of the body are extremely painful, and if they amount to a breaking of the frame the torture is singularly exquisite. Yet God has in his mercy provided means …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855
Anxious About Earth, or Earnest About the Kingdom
Letter xvi to Rainald, Abbot of Foigny
When the dew was gone, thin flakes like frost on the ground appeared on the desert floor.
He says to the snow, 'Fall on the earth,' and to the rain shower, 'Be a mighty downpour.'
From whose womb comes the ice? Who gives birth to the frost from the heavens
It was you who set all the boundaries of the earth; you made both summer and winter.
lightning and hail, snow and clouds, stormy winds that do his bidding,
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