New Living Translation
He made the laws for the rain and laid out a path for the lightning.
King James Bible
When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder:
Darby Bible Translation
In appointing a statute for the rain, and a way for the thunder's flash:
World English Bible
When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder;
Young's Literal Translation
In His making for the rain a limit, And a way for the brightness of the voices,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
28:26 When - At the first creation, when he settled that course and order which should he continued. A decree - An appointment and as it were a statute law, that it should fall upon the earth, in such times, and places, and proportions.
LibraryWhether Angels Know Secret Thoughts?
Objection 1: It would seem that the angels know secret thoughts. For Gregory (Moral. xviii), explaining Job 28:17: "Gold or crystal cannot equal it," says that "then," namely in the bliss of those rising from the dead, "one shall be as evident to another as he is to himself, and when once the mind of each is seen, his conscience will at the same time be penetrated." But those who rise shall be like the angels, as is stated (Mat. 22:30). Therefore an angel can see what is in another's conscience. …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether the Grace of Christ is Infinite?
Whether Fear is the Beginning of Wisdom?
Whether Clarity is Becoming to the Glorified Body?
Then he saw wisdom and evaluated it. He set it in place and examined it thoroughly.
It rolls across the heavens, and his lightning flashes in every direction.
"He directs the snow to fall on the earth and tells the rain to pour down.
He loads the clouds with moisture, and they flash with his lightning.
"Who created a channel for the torrents of rain? Who laid out the path for the lightning?
Who makes the rain fall on barren land, in a desert where no one lives?
He causes the clouds to rise over the whole earth. He sends the lightning with the rain and releases the wind from his storehouses.
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