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- Job 38:6
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
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“Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof;”
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Job 38:6 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“Whereupon” ||עַל ||Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications ||Whereupon |
|“are the foundations” ||אֲדָנֶ֣יהָ ||A basis (of a building, a column, etc.) ||are foundations |
|“thereof fastened?” ||הָטְבָּ֑עוּ ||To sink ||thereof fastened |
|“or” ||א֥וֹ ||Desire (and so probably in Proverbs 31:4); hence (by way of alternative) or, also if ||or |
|“who” ||מִֽי ||Who? (occasionally, by a peculiar idiom, of things); also (indefinitely) whoever; often used in oblique construction with prefix or suffix ||who |
|“laid” ||יָ֝רָ֗ה ||Properly, to flow as water (i.e., to rain); transitively, to lay or throw (especially an arrow, i.e., to shoot); figuratively, to point out (as if by aiming the finger), to teach ||laid |
|“the corner” ||פִּנָּתָֽהּ׃ ||An angle; by implication, a pinnacle; figuratively, a chieftain || corner |
|“stone” ||אֶ֣בֶן ||A stone ||stone |
|“thereof;” ||אֶ֣בֶן ||A stone ||thereof |
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4 Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding.
5 Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it?
6 Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof;
7 When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?
8 Or who shut up the sea with doors, when it brake forth, as if it had issued out of the womb?
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