Job 38:28
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New Living Translation
"Does the rain have a father? Who gives birth to the dew?

King James Bible
Hath the rain a father? or who hath begotten the drops of dew?

Darby Bible Translation
Hath the rain a father? or who begetteth the drops of dew?

World English Bible
Does the rain have a father? Or who fathers the drops of dew?

Young's Literal Translation
Hath the rain a father? Or who hath begotten the drops of dew?

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

38:28 Father - Is there any man that can beget or produce rain at his pleasure?

Job 38:28 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 36:27
He draws up the water vapor and then distills it into rain.

Job 36:28
The rain pours down from the clouds, and everyone benefits.

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

Jeremiah 14:22
Can any of the worthless foreign gods send us rain? Does it fall from the sky by itself? No, you are the one, O LORD our God! Only you can do such things. So we will wait for you to help us.

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