Job 37:16
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New International Version
Do you know how the clouds hang poised, those wonders of him who has perfect knowledge?

New Living Translation
Do you understand how he moves the clouds with wonderful perfection and skill?

English Standard Version
Do you know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him who is perfect in knowledge,

New American Standard Bible
"Do you know about the layers of the thick clouds, The wonders of one perfect in knowledge,

King James Bible
Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do you understand how the clouds float, those wonderful works of Him who has perfect knowledge?

International Standard Version
Do you understand his wondrous work of balancing the clouds, the one whose knowledge is perfect,

NET Bible
Do you know about the balancing of the clouds, that wondrous activity of him who is perfect in knowledge?

New Heart English Bible
Do you know the workings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him who is perfect in knowledge?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Do you know how the clouds drift (these are the miracles of the one who knows everything),

JPS Tanakh 1917
Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, The wondrous works of Him who is perfect in knowledge?

New American Standard 1977
“Do you know about the layers of the thick clouds,
            The wonders of one perfect in knowledge,

Jubilee Bible 2000
Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of the one who is perfect in knowledge?

King James 2000 Bible
Do you know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him who is blameless in knowledge?

American King James Version
Do you know the balancing of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge?

American Standard Version
Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, The wondrous works of him who is perfect in knowledge?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Knowest thou the great paths of the clouds, and the perfect knowledges?

Darby Bible Translation
Dost thou know about the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him that is perfect in knowledge?

English Revised Version
Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge?

Webster's Bible Translation
Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him who is perfect in knowledge?

World English Bible
Do you know the workings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him who is perfect in knowledge?

Young's Literal Translation
Dost thou know the balancings of a cloud? The wonders of the Perfect in knowledge?
Study Bible
Elihu Proclaims God's Majesty
15"Do you know how God establishes them, And makes the lightning of His cloud to shine? 16"Do you know about the layers of the thick clouds, The wonders of one perfect in knowledge, 17You whose garments are hot, When the land is still because of the south wind?…
Cross References
Job 5:9
Who does great and unsearchable things, Wonders without number.

Job 36:4
"For truly my words are not false; One who is perfect in knowledge is with you.

Job 36:29
"Can anyone understand the spreading of the clouds, The thundering of His pavilion?

Job 37:5
"God thunders with His voice wondrously, Doing great things which we cannot comprehend.

Job 37:14
"Listen to this, O Job, Stand and consider the wonders of God.

Job 37:15
"Do you know how God establishes them, And makes the lightning of His cloud to shine?

Job 37:17
You whose garments are hot, When the land is still because of the south wind?

Psalm 78:4
We will not conceal them from their children, But tell to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, And His strength and His wondrous works that He has done.
Treasury of Scripture

Do you know the balancing of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge?

the balancings

Job 26:8 He binds up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not …

Job 36:29 Also can any understand the spreading of the clouds, or the noise …

Psalm 104:2,3 Who cover yourself with light as with a garment: who stretch out …

Isaiah 40:22 It is he that sits on the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants …

Jeremiah 10:13 When he utters his voice, there is a multitude of waters in the heavens, …

perfect

Job 36:4 For truly my words shall not be false: he that is perfect in knowledge …

Psalm 104:24 O LORD, how manifold are your works! in wisdom have you made them …

Psalm 147:5 Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.

Proverbs 3:19,20 The LORD by wisdom has founded the earth; by understanding has he …

Jeremiah 10:12 He has made the earth by his power, he has established the world …

(16) The balancings of the clouds.--How they are poised and suspended in the sky. "Ye clouds, that far above me float and pause."--Coleridge.

Verse 16. - Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds? i.e. "how they are poised and suspended in the sky" (Stanley Loathes). The wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge (comp. Job 36:5). Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds?.... How those ponderous bodies, as some of them are very weighty, full of water, are poised, and hang in the air, without turning this way or the other, or falling on the earth;

the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge; of God, who is a God of knowledge, of knowledges, 1 Samuel 2:3; who knows himself and all his works, all creatures and things whatever, see Job 36:4; and this is another of his wondrous works, which none but he, whose knowledge is perfect, and is the author and giver of knowledge, can know, even the poising and balancing of the clouds in the air; we see they are balanced, but we know not how it is done. 16. Hebrew, "Hast thou understanding of the balancings," etc., how the clouds are poised in the air, so that their watery gravity does not bring them to the earth? The condensed moisture, descending by gravity, meets a warmer temperature, which dissipates it into vapor (the tendency of which is to ascend) and so counteracts the descending force.

perfect in knowledge—God; not here in the sense that Elihu uses it of himself (Job 36:4).

dost thou know—how, etc.37:14-20 Due thoughts of the works of God will help to reconcile us to all his providences. As God has a powerful, freezing north wind, so he has a thawing, composing south wind: the Spirit is compared to both, because he both convinces and comforts, So 4:16. The best of men are much in the dark concerning the glorious perfections of the Divine nature and the Divine government. Those who, through grace, know much of God, know nothing, in comparison with what is to be known, and of what will be known, when that which is perfect is come.
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