JOB 38:35



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“Canst thou send lightnings, that they may go, and say unto thee, Here we are?

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Job 38:35 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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Canst thou send הַֽתְשַׁלַּ֣ח To send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications) Canst send
lightnings, בְּרָקִ֣ים Lightning; by analogy, a gleam; concretely, a flashing sword lightnings
that they may go, וְיֵלֵ֑כוּ To walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) go
and say וְיֹאמְר֖וּ To say (used with great latitude) say
unto thee, Here הִנֵּֽנוּ׃ Lo!; also (as expressing surprise) if Here
we הִנֵּֽנוּ׃ Lo!; also (as expressing surprise) if we
are? (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)

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  • 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?

  • 35  Canst thou send lightnings, that they may go, and say unto thee, Here we are?

  • 36  Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? or who hath given understanding to the heart?

  • 37  Who can number the clouds in wisdom? or who can stay the bottles of heaven,


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