Job 37:10
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New International Version
The breath of God produces ice, and the broad waters become frozen.

New Living Translation
God's breath sends the ice, freezing wide expanses of water.

English Standard Version
By the breath of God ice is given, and the broad waters are frozen fast.

New American Standard Bible
"From the breath of God ice is made, And the expanse of the waters is frozen.

King James Bible
By the breath of God frost is given: and the breadth of the waters is straitened.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Ice is formed by the breath of God, and watery expanses are frozen.

International Standard Version
From the breath of God ice is produced, and a wide body of water is frozen.

NET Bible
The breath of God produces ice, and the breadth of the waters freeze solid.

New Heart English Bible
By the breath of God, ice is given, and the breadth of the waters is frozen.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God's breath produces ice, and the seas freeze over.

JPS Tanakh 1917
By the breath of God ice is given, And the breadth of the waters is straitened.

New American Standard 1977
“From the breath of God ice is made,
            And the expanse of the waters is frozen.

Jubilee Bible 2000
By the breath of God ice is given; and the broad waters are constrained.

King James 2000 Bible
By the breath of God ice is given: and the broad waters are frozen.

American King James Version
By the breath of God frost is given: and the breadth of the waters is straitened.

American Standard Version
By the breath of God ice is given; And the breadth of the waters is straitened.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When God bloweth there cometh frost, and again the waters are poured out abundantly.

Darby Bible Translation
By the breath of God ice is given; and the breadth of the waters is straitened.

English Revised Version
By the breath of God ice is given: and the breadth of the waters is straitened.

Webster's Bible Translation
By the breath of God frost is given: and the breadth of the waters is straitened.

World English Bible
By the breath of God, ice is given, and the breadth of the waters is frozen.

Young's Literal Translation
From the breath of God is frost given, And the breadth of waters is straitened,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
37:1-13 The changes of the weather are the subject of a great deal of our thoughts and common talk; but how seldom do we think and speak of these things, as Elihu, with a regard to God, the director of them! We must notice the glory of God, not only in the thunder and lightning, but in the more common and less awful changes of the weather; as the snow and rain. Nature directs all creatures to shelter themselves from a storm; and shall man only be unprovided with a refuge? Oh that men would listen to the voice of God, who in many ways warns them to flee from the wrath to come; and invites them to accept his salvation, and to be happy. The ill opinion which men entertain of the Divine direction, peculiarly appears in their murmurs about the weather, though the whole result of the year proves the folly of their complaints. Believers should avoid this; no days are bad as God makes them, though we make many bad by our sins.
Study Bible
Elihu Proclaims God's Majesty
9"Out of the south comes the storm, And out of the north the cold. 10"From the breath of God ice is made, And the expanse of the waters is frozen. 11"Also with moisture He loads the thick cloud; He disperses the cloud of His lightning.…
Cross References
Job 38:29
"From whose womb has come the ice? And the frost of heaven, who has given it birth?

Psalm 147:17
He casts forth His ice as fragments; Who can stand before His cold?
Treasury of Scripture

By the breath of God frost is given: and the breadth of the waters is straitened.

Job 38:29,30 Out of whose womb came the ice? and the hoary frost of heaven, who …

Psalm 78:47 He destroyed their vines with hail, and their sycomore trees with frost.

Psalm 147:16-18 He gives snow like wool: he scatters the hoarfrost like ashes…

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