New Living Translation
and as I clothed it with clouds and wrapped it in thick darkness?
King James Bible
When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thick darkness a swaddlingband for it,
Darby Bible Translation
When I made the cloud its garment, and thick darkness a swaddling band for it;
World English Bible
when I made clouds its garment, and wrapped it in thick darkness,
Young's Literal Translation
In My making a cloud its clothing, And thick darkness its swaddling band,
Job 38:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
38:9 The cloud - When I covered it with vapours and clouds which rise out of the sea, and hover above it, and cover it like a garment. Darkness - Black and dark clouds. Swaddling band - Having compared the sea to a new - born infant, he continues the metaphor, and makes the clouds as swaddling - bands, to keep it within its bounds: though indeed neither clouds, nor air, nor sands, nor shores, can bound the sea, but God alone.
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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 …
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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?
The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.
"Who kept the sea inside its boundaries as it burst from the womb,
For I locked it behind barred gates, limiting its shores.
Who but God goes up to heaven and comes back down? Who holds the wind in his fists? Who wraps up the oceans in his cloak? Who has created the whole wide world? What is his name--and his son's name? Tell me if you know!
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