Job 38:4
Modern Translations
New International Version
"Where were you when I laid the earth's foundation? Tell me, if you understand.

New Living Translation
“Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Tell me, if you know so much.

English Standard Version
“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding.

Berean Study Bible
Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding.

New American Standard Bible
“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding,

NASB 1995
"Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding,

NASB 1977
“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding,

Amplified Bible
“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you know and have understanding.

Christian Standard Bible
Where were you when I established the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Where were you when I established the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding.

Contemporary English Version
How did I lay the foundation for the earth? Were you there?

Good News Translation
Were you there when I made the world? If you know so much, tell me about it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me if you have [such] insight.

International Standard Version
"Where were you when I laid the foundation of my earth? Tell me, since you're so informed!

NET Bible
"Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you possess understanding!
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding.

New King James Version
“Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding.

King James 2000 Bible
Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if you have understanding.

New Heart English Bible
"Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if you have understanding.

World English Bible
"Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if you have understanding.

American King James Version
Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if you have understanding.

American Standard Version
Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if thou hast understanding.

A Faithful Version
Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare it, if you have understanding!

Darby Bible Translation
Where wast thou when I founded the earth? Declare, if thou hast understanding.

English Revised Version
Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding.

Webster's Bible Translation
Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Where wast thou when I layd the foundations of the earth? Declare, if thou hast vnderstanding,

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Where wast thou when I layed the foundations of the earth? Tell playnely, if thou hast vnderstanding.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Where wast thou, when I layed ye foundacions of the earth? Tell planely yff thou hast vnderstondinge.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Where were you when I founded the earth? Declare, if you have known understanding.

Young's Literal Translation
Where wast thou when I founded earth? Declare, if thou hast known understanding.

Smith's Literal Translation
Where wert thou in my founding the earth? Announce, if thou knewest understanding.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Where wast thou when I laid up the foundations of the earth ? tell me if thou hast understanding.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Where were you, when I set the foundations of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Where were you when I was laying the foundations of the Earth? Show me, if you know understanding

Lamsa Bible
Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if you have understanding.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if thou hast the understanding.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Where wast thou when I founded the earth? tell me now, if thou hast knowledge,








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