JOB 38:13



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“That it might take hold of the ends of the earth, that the wicked might be shaken out of it?”

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Job 38:13 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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That it might take hold לֶ֭אֱחֹז To seize (often with the accessory idea of holding in possession) might take hold
of the ends בְּכַנְפ֣וֹת An edge or extremity; specifically (of a bird or army) a wing, (of a garment or bedclothing) a flap, (of the earth) a quarter, (of a building) a pinnacle ends
of the earth, הָאָ֑רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) earth
that the wicked רְשָׁעִ֣ים Morally wrong; concretely, an (actively) bad person wicked
might be shaken out וְיִנָּעֲר֖וּ To tumble about might shaken out
of מִמֶּֽנָּה׃ Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses of
it? מִמֶּֽנָּה׃ Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses it

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  • 11  And said, Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further: and here shall thy proud waves be stayed?

  • 12  Hast thou commanded the morning since thy days; and caused the dayspring to know his place;

  • 13  That it might take hold of the ends of the earth, that the wicked might be shaken out of it?

  • 14  It is turned as clay to the seal; and they stand as a garment.

  • 15  And from the wicked their light is withholden, and the high arm shall be broken.


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