Job 26:8
Good News Translation
It is God who fills the clouds with water and keeps them from bursting with the weight.

Contemporary English Version
God stores water in clouds, but they don't burst,

Douay-Rheims Bible
He bindeth up the waters in his clouds, so that they break not out and fall down together.

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He bindeth up the waters in his clouds, so that they break not out and fall down together.

bindeth up

Job 36:29 If he will spread out clouds as his tent,

Job 38:9,37 When I made a cloud the garment thereof, and wrapped it in a mist as in swaddling bands? . . .

Genesis 1:6,7 And God said: Let there be a firmament made amidst the waters: and let it divide the waters from the waters. . . .

Psalm 135:7 He bringeth up clouds from the end of the earth: he hath made lightnings for the rain. He bringeth forth winds out of his stores:

Proverbs 30:4 Who hath ascended up into heaven, and descended? who hath held the wind in his hands? who hath bound up the waters together as in a garment? who hath raised up all the borders of the earth? what is his name, and what is the name of his son, if thou knowest?

Jeremiah 10:13 At his voice he giveth a multitude of waters in the heaven, and lifteth up the clouds from the ends of the earth: he maketh lightnings for rain, and bringeth forth the wind out of his treasures.

thick clouds

Job 37:11-16 Corn desireth clouds, and the clouds spread their light: . . .

Psalm 18:10,11 And he ascended upon the cherubim, and he flew; he flew upon the wings of the winds. . . .

and the cloud

Isaiah 5:6 And I will make it desolate: it shall not be pruned, and it shall not be digged: but briers and thorns shall come up: and I will command the clouds to rain no rain upon it.

Context
Job: Who Can Understand God's Majesty?
7He stretched out the north over the empty space, and hangeth the earth upon nothing. 8He bindeth up the waters in his clouds, so that they break not out and fall down together.9He withholdeth the face of his throne, and spreadeth his cloud over it.…
Cross References
Job 37:11
Corn desireth clouds, and the clouds spread their light:

Psalm 147:8
Who covereth the heaven with clouds, and prepareth rain for the earth. Who maketh grass to grow on the mountains, and herbs for the service of men.

Proverbs 30:4
Who hath ascended up into heaven, and descended? who hath held the wind in his hands? who hath bound up the waters together as in a garment? who hath raised up all the borders of the earth? what is his name, and what is the name of his son, if thou knowest?

Additional Translations
He wraps up the waters in His clouds, yet the clouds do not burst under their own weight.He binds up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them.

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds; And the cloud is not rent under them.

binding water in his clouds, and the cloud is not rent under it.

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not rent under them.

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them.

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them.

He binds up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not burst under them.

Binding up the waters in His thick clouds, And the cloud is not rent under them.
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