JOB 38:32

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Canst thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?”

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Job 38:32 Translation & Meaning

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Canst thou bring forth הֲתֹצִ֣יא To go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim Canst bring forth
Mazzaroth מַזָּר֣וֹת Some noted constellation (only in the plural), perhaps collectively, the zodiac Mazzaroth
in his season? בְּעִתּ֑וֹ Time, especially (adverb with preposition) now, when, etc season
or canst thou guide תַנְחֵֽם׃ To guide; by implication, to transport (into exile, or as colonists) canst guide
Arcturus וְ֝עַ֗יִשׁ The constellation of the Great Bear (perhaps from its migration through the heavens) Arcturus
with עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications with
his sons? בָּנֶ֥יהָ A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) sons

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  • 30  The waters are hid as with a stone, and the face of the deep is frozen.

  • 31  Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?

  • 32  Canst thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?

  • 33  Knowest thou the ordinances of heaven? canst thou set the dominion thereof in the earth?

  • 34  Canst thou lift up thy voice to the clouds, that abundance of waters may cover thee?




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