Job 37:21
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New Living Translation
We cannot look at the sun, for it shines brightly in the sky when the wind clears away the clouds.

King James Bible
And now men see not the bright light which is in the clouds: but the wind passeth, and cleanseth them.

Darby Bible Translation
And now men see not the light as it gleameth, it is hidden in the skies. But the wind passeth by and cleareth them.

World English Bible
Now men don't see the light which is bright in the skies, but the wind passes, and clears them.

Young's Literal Translation
And now, they have not seen the light, Bright it is in the clouds, And the wind hath passed by and cleanseth them.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

37:21 Light - The sun; which is emphatically called light, and here the bright light: which men cannot behold or gaze on, when the sky is very clear: and therefore it is not strange if we cannot see God, or discern his counsels and ways. Them - The sky by driving away those clouds which darkened it.

Job 37:21 Parallel Commentaries

Library
A 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

Job
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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