Job 5:10
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New International Version
He provides rain for the earth; he sends water on the countryside.

New Living Translation
He gives rain for the earth and water for the fields.

English Standard Version
he gives rain on the earth and sends waters on the fields;

New American Standard Bible
"He gives rain on the earth And sends water on the fields,

King James Bible
Who giveth rain upon the earth, and sendeth waters upon the fields:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He gives rain to the earth and sends water to the fields.

International Standard Version
He sends rain on the surface of the earth, and waters the surface of the open country.

NET Bible
he gives rain on the earth, and sends water on the fields;

New Heart English Bible
who gives rain on the earth, and sends waters on the fields;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He gives rain to the earth and sends water to the fields.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Who giveth rain upon the earth, And sendeth waters upon the fields;

New American Standard 1977
“He gives rain on the earth,
            And sends water on the fields,

Jubilee Bible 2000
who gives rain upon the earth and sends waters abroad;

King James 2000 Bible
Who gives rain upon the earth, and sends waters upon the fields:

American King James Version
Who gives rain on the earth, and sends waters on the fields:

American Standard Version
Who giveth rain upon the earth, And sendeth waters upon the fields;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who giveth rain upon the face of the earth, and watereth all things with waters:

Darby Bible Translation
Who giveth rain on the face of the earth, and sendeth waters on the face of the fields;

English Revised Version
Who giveth rain upon the earth, and sendeth waters upon the fields:

Webster's Bible Translation
Who giveth rain upon the earth, and sendeth waters upon the fields:

World English Bible
who gives rain on the earth, and sends waters on the fields;

Young's Literal Translation
Who is giving rain on the face of the land, And is sending waters on the out-places.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:6-16 Eliphaz reminds Job, that no affliction comes by chance, nor is to be placed to second causes. The difference between prosperity and adversity is not so exactly observed, as that between day and night, summer and winter; but it is according to the will and counsel of God. We must not attribute our afflictions to fortune, for they are from God; nor our sins to fate, for they are from ourselves. Man is born in sin, and therefore born to trouble. There is nothing in this world we are born to, and can truly call our own, but sin and trouble. Actual transgressions are sparks that fly out of the furnace of original corruption. Such is the frailty of our bodies, and the vanity of all our enjoyments, that our troubles arise thence as the sparks fly upward; so many are they, and so fast does one follow another. Eliphaz reproves Job for not seeking God, instead of quarrelling with him. Is any afflicted? let him pray. It is heart's ease, a salve for every sore. Eliphaz speaks of rain, which we are apt to look upon as a little thing; but if we consider how it is produced, and what is produced by it, we shall see it to be a great work of power and goodness. Too often the great Author of all our comforts, and the manner in which they are conveyed to us, are not noticed, because they are received as things of course. In the ways of Providence, the experiences of some are encouragements to others, to hope the best in the worst of times; for it is the glory of God to send help to the helpless, and hope to the hopeless. And daring sinners are confounded, and forced to acknowledge the justice of God's proceedings.
Study Bible
Eliphaz Continues
9Who does great and unsearchable things, Wonders without number. 10"He gives rain on the earth And sends water on the fields, 11So that He sets on high those who are lowly, And those who mourn are lifted to safety.…
Cross References
Acts 14:17
Yet He has not left Himself without testimony to His goodness: He gives you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food and gladness."

Job 36:27
"For He draws up the drops of water, They distill rain from the mist,

Job 37:6
"For to the snow He says, 'Fall on the earth,' And to the downpour and the rain, 'Be strong.'

Job 38:26
To bring rain on a land without people, On a desert without a man in it,

Psalm 65:9
You visit the earth and cause it to overflow; You greatly enrich it; The stream of God is full of water; You prepare their grain, for thus You prepare the earth.

Psalm 68:9
You shed abroad a plentiful rain, O God; You confirmed Your inheritance when it was parched.

Psalm 147:8
Who covers the heavens with clouds, Who provides rain for the earth, Who makes grass to grow on the mountains.
Treasury of Scripture

Who gives rain on the earth, and sends waters on the fields:

giveth.

Job 28:26 When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder:

Psalm 65:9-11 You visit the earth, and water it: you greatly enrich it with the …

Psalm 147:8 Who covers the heaven with clouds, who prepares rain for the earth, …

Jeremiah 5:24 Neither say they in their heart, Let us now fear the LORD our God, …

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

Jeremiah 14:22 Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause rain? …

Amos 4:7 And also I have withheld the rain from you, when there were yet three …

Acts 14:17 Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did …

fields. Heb. outplaces.

Job 38:26-28 To cause it to rain on the earth, where no man is; on the wilderness, …

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