Job 38:26
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New Living Translation
Who makes the rain fall on barren land, in a desert where no one lives?

King James Bible
To cause it to rain on the earth, where no man is; on the wilderness, wherein there is no man;

Darby Bible Translation
To cause it to rain on the earth, where no one is; on the wilderness wherein there is not a man;

World English Bible
To cause it to rain on a land where no man is; on the wilderness, in which there is no man;

Young's Literal Translation
To cause it to rain on a land -- no man, A wilderness -- no man in it.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

38:26 To cause - That the clouds being broken by lightning and thunder might pour down rain. No man - To water those parts by art and industry, as is usual in cultivated places.

Job 38:26 Parallel Commentaries

The 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.
1 When the great Builder arch'd the skies, And form'd all nature with a word, The joyful cherubs tun'd his praise, And every bending throne ador'd. 2 High in the midst of all the throng, Satan, a tall archangel, sat, Amongst the morning stars he sung [1] Till sin destroy'd his heavenly state. 3 ['Twas sin that hurl'd him from his throne, Grov'ling in fire the rebel lies: "How art thou sunk in darkness down, "Son of the morning, from the skies!" [2] 4 And thus our two first parents stood Till sin
Isaac Watts—Hymns and Spiritual Songs

The Old and New Creation.

John Newton—Olney Hymns

Whether it was Fitting that the Gathering Together of the Waters Should Take Place, as Recorded, on the Third Day?
Objection 1: It would seem that it was not fitting that the gathering together of the waters should take place on the third day. For what was made on the first and second days is expressly said to have been "made" in the words, "God said: Be light made," and "Let there be a firmament made."But the third day is contradistinguished from the first and the second days. Therefore the work of the third day should have been described as a making not as a gathering together. Objection 2: Further, the earth
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
Job 5:10
He gives rain for the earth and water for the fields.

Job 28:26
He made the laws for the rain and laid out a path for the lightning.

Job 36:27
He draws up the water vapor and then distills it into rain.

Job 37:13
He makes these things happen either to punish people or to show his unfailing love.

Job 38:25
"Who created a channel for the torrents of rain? Who laid out the path for the lightning?

Psalm 65:12
The grasslands of the wilderness become a lush pasture, and the hillsides blossom with joy.

Psalm 135:7
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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