New Living Translation
The clouds churn about at his direction. They do whatever he commands throughout the earth.
King James Bible
And it is turned round about by his counsels: that they may do whatsoever he commandeth them upon the face of the world in the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
And they are turned every way by his guidance, that they may do whatsoever he commandeth them upon the face of the circuit of the earth,
World English Bible
It is turned around by his guidance, that they may do whatever he commands them on the surface of the habitable world,
Young's Literal Translation
And it is turning itself round by His counsels, For their doing all He commandeth them, On the face of the habitable earth.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
37:12 Turned - The clouds are carried about to this or that place. Not by chance (though nothing seems to be more casual than the motions of the clouds) but by his order and governance.
LibraryA Treatise of the Fear of God;
SHOWING WHAT IT IS, AND HOW DISTINGUISHED FROM THAT WHICH IS NOT SO. ALSO, WHENCE IT COMES; WHO HAS IT; WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS; AND WHAT THE PRIVILEGES OF THOSE THAT HAVE IT IN THEIR HEARTS. London: Printed for N. Ponder, at the Peacock in the Poultry, over against the Stocks market: 1679. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom," and "a fountain of life"--the foundation on which all wisdom rests, as well as the source from whence it emanates. Upon a principle …
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3
He fills his hands with lightning bolts and hurls each at its target.
It rolls across the heavens, and his lightning flashes in every direction.
He sends his orders to the world--how swiftly his word flies!
fire and hail, snow and clouds, wind and weather that obey him,
Kill this man's children! Let them die because of their father's sins! They must not rise and conquer the earth, filling the world with their cities."
The time is coming when Jacob's descendants will take root. Israel will bud and blossom and fill the whole earth with fruit!
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