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- Job 38:9
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
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“When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thick darkness a swaddlingband for it,”
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Job 38:9 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“When I made” ||בְּשׂוּמִ֣י ||To put (used in a great variety of applications, literal, figurative, inferentially, and elliptically) || made |
|“the cloud” ||עָנָ֣ן ||A cloud (as covering the sky), i.e., the nimbus or thunder-cloud || cloud |
|“the garment” ||לְבֻשׁ֑וֹ ||A garment (literally or figuratively); by implication (euphemistically) a wife || garment |
|“thereof, and thick darkness” ||וַ֝עֲרָפֶ֗ל ||Gloom (as of a lowering sky) ||thereof thick darkness |
|“a swaddlingband” ||חֲתֻלָּתֽוֹ׃ ||A swathing cloth (figuratively) || swaddlingband |
|“for it,” ||חֲתֻלָּתֽוֹ׃ ||A swathing cloth (figuratively) ||for it |
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8 Or who shut up the sea with doors, when it brake forth, as if it had issued out of the womb?
9 When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thick darkness a swaddlingband for it,
10 And brake up for it my decreed place, and set bars and doors,
11 And said, Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further: and here shall thy proud waves be stayed?
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