Job 38:9
New International Version
when I made the clouds its garment and wrapped it in thick darkness,

New Living Translation
and as I clothed it with clouds and wrapped it in thick darkness?

English Standard Version
when I made clouds its garment and thick darkness its swaddling band,

Berean Study Bible
when I made the clouds its garment and thick darkness its blanket,

New American Standard Bible
When I made a cloud its garment And thick darkness its swaddling band,

King James Bible
When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thick darkness a swaddlingband for it,

Christian Standard Bible
when I made the clouds its garment and total darkness its blanket,

Contemporary English Version
and wrapped it in blankets of thickest fog.

Good News Translation
It was I who covered the sea with clouds and wrapped it in darkness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
when I made the clouds its garment and thick darkness its blanket,

International Standard Version
when I made clouds to be its clothes and thick darkness its swaddling blanket,

NET Bible
when I made the storm clouds its garment, and thick darkness its swaddling band,

New Heart English Bible
when I made clouds its garment, and wrapped it in thick darkness,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
when I clothed it with clouds and wrapped it up in dark clouds,

JPS Tanakh 1917
When I made the cloud the garment thereof, And thick darkness a swaddlingband for it,

New American Standard 1977
When I made a cloud its garment, And thick darkness its swaddling band,

Jubilee Bible 2000
When I made the clouds its garment and thick darkness a swaddling band for it,

King James 2000 Bible
When I made the clouds its garment, and thick darkness its swaddling band,

American King James Version
When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thick darkness a swaddling cloth for it,

American Standard Version
When I made clouds the garment thereof, And thick darkness a swaddling-band for it,

Douay-Rheims Bible
when I made a cloud the garment thereof, and wrapped it in a mist as in swaddling bands?

Darby Bible Translation
When I made the cloud its garment, and thick darkness a swaddling band for it;

English Revised Version
When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thick darkness a swaddlingband for it,

Webster's Bible Translation
When I made a cloud its garment, and thick darkness a swaddling band for it,

World English Bible
when I made clouds its garment, and wrapped it in thick darkness,

Young's Literal Translation
In My making a cloud its clothing, And thick darkness its swaddling band,
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God Challenges Job
8Who enclosed the sea behind doors when it burst forth from the womb, 9when I made the clouds its garment and thick darkness its blanket, 10when I fixed its boundaries and set in place its bars and doors,…
Cross References
Genesis 1:2
Now the earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.

Job 38:8
Who enclosed the sea behind doors when it burst forth from the womb,

Job 38:10
when I fixed its boundaries and set in place its bars and doors,

Proverbs 30:4
Who has ascended to heaven and come down? Who has gathered the wind in His hands? Who has bound up the waters in His cloak? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is His name, and what is the name of His Son--surely you know!

Treasury of Scripture

When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thick darkness a swaddling cloth for it,

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Genesis 1:2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the …







Lexicon
when I made
בְּשׂוּמִ֣י (bə·śū·mî)
Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

the clouds
עָנָ֣ן (‘ā·nān)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6051: A cloud, the nimbus, thunder-cloud

its garment
לְבֻשׁ֑וֹ (lə·ḇu·šōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3830: A garment, clothing, raiment

and thick darkness
וַ֝עֲרָפֶ֗ל (wa·‘ă·rā·p̄el)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6205: Cloud, heavy cloud

its blanket,
חֲתֻלָּתֽוֹ׃ (ḥă·ṯul·lā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2854: A swathing cloth
Verse 9. - When I made the cloud the garment thereof. The account of creation here given is certainly not drawn wholly from Genesis It is to be viewed as a second, independent, account of the occurrences, in fuller detail, but vaguer, by reason of the poetical phraseology. And thick darkness a swaddllng-band for it. The infant sea, just come from the womb (ver. 8), is represented as clothed with a cloud, and swaddled in thick darkness, to mark its complete subjection to its Creator from the first. 38:4-11 For the humbling of Job, God here shows him his ignorance, even concerning the earth and the sea. As we cannot find fault with God's work, so we need not fear concerning it. The works of his providence, as well as the work of creation, never can be broken; and the work of redemption is no less firm, of which Christ himself is both the Foundation and the Corner-stone. The church stands as firm as the earth.
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