New Living Translation
As the light approaches, the earth takes shape like clay pressed beneath a seal; it is robed in brilliant colors.
King James Bible
It is turned as clay to the seal; and they stand as a garment.
Darby Bible Translation
It is changed like the signet-clay; and all things stand forth as in a garment:
World English Bible
It is changed as clay under the seal, and stands forth as a garment.
Young's Literal Translation
It turneth itself as clay of a seal And they station themselves as clothed.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
38:14 It - The earth. Turned - Is changed in its appearance. By the seal - The seal makes a beautiful impression upon the clay, which in itself hath no form, or comeliness. So the earth, which in the darkness of night lies like a confused heap without either form or beauty, when the light arises and shines upon it, appears in excellent order and glory. They - The men and things of the earth, whether natural, as living creatures, herbs and trees; or artificial, as houses or other buildings. Stand - Present themselves to our view. Garment - Wherewith the earth is in a manner clothed and adorned.
LibraryThe Joy of the Lord.
IT is written "the joy of the Lord is your strength." Every child of God knows in some measure what it is to rejoice in the Lord. The Lord Jesus Christ must ever be the sole object of the believer's joy, and as eyes and heart look upon Him, we, too, like "the strangers scattered abroad" to whom Peter wrote shall "rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory" (1 Pet. i:8). But it is upon our heart to meditate with our beloved readers on the joy of our adorable Lord, as his own personal joy. The …
Arno Gaebelein—The Lord of Glory
The Evil of Sin visible in the Fall of Angels and Men.
Whether it was Fitting that the Gathering Together of the Waters Should Take Place, as Recorded, on the Third Day?
Have you made daylight spread to the ends of the earth, to bring an end to the night's wickedness?
The light disturbs the wicked and stops the arm that is raised in violence.
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