Job 38:27
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New Living Translation
Who sends rain to satisfy the parched ground and make the tender grass spring up?

King James Bible
To satisfy the desolate and waste ground; and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth?

Darby Bible Translation
To satisfy the desolate and waste ground, and to cause the sprout of the grass to spring forth?

World English Bible
to satisfy the waste and desolate ground, to cause the tender grass to spring forth?

Young's Literal Translation
To satisfy a desolate and waste place, And to cause to shoot up The produce of the tender grass?

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

38:27 To bring forth - Hitherto God has put such questions to Job, as were proper to convince him of his ignorance. Now he comes to convince him of his impotence. As it is but little that he can know, and therefore he ought not to arraign the Divine counsels, so it is but little he can do; and therefore he ought not to oppose Divine providence.

Job 38:27 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 37:13
He makes these things happen either to punish people or to show his unfailing love.

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

Psalm 104:13
You send rain on the mountains from your heavenly home, and you fill the earth with the fruit of your labor.

Psalm 104:14
You cause grass to grow for the livestock and plants for people to use. You allow them to produce food from the earth--

Psalm 107:35
But he also turns deserts into pools of water, the dry land into springs of water.

Psalm 147:8
He covers the heavens with clouds, provides rain for the earth, and makes the grass grow in mountain pastures.

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