Job 37:16
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King James Version
Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge?

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

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Geneva Study Bible

Dost thou know the {m} balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge?

(m) Which is sometimes changed into rain, or snow, hail or such like.Job 37:16 Parallel Commentaries

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Whether those to whom Christ's Birth was Made Known were Suitably Chosen?
Objection 1: It would seem that those to whom Christ's birth was made known were not suitably chosen. For our Lord (Mat. 10:5) commanded His disciples, "Go ye not into the way of the Gentiles," so that He might be made known to the Jews before the Gentiles. Therefore it seems that much less should Christ's birth have been at once revealed to the Gentiles who "came from the east," as stated Mat. 2:1. Objection 2: Further, the revelation of Divine truth should be made especially to the friends of God,
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

The Justice of God
The next attribute is God's justice. All God's attributes are identical, and are the same with his essence. Though he has several attributes whereby he is made known to us, yet he has but one essence. A cedar tree may have several branches, yet it is but one cedar. So there are several attributes of God whereby we conceive of him, but only one entire essence. Well, then, concerning God's justice. Deut 32:4. Just and right is he.' Job 37:23. Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &C.
Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &c. [1273] Seeing the chief end of all religion is to redeem men from the spirit and vain conversation of this world and to lead into inward communion with God, before whom if we fear always we are accounted happy; therefore all the vain customs and habits thereof, both in word and deed, are to be rejected and forsaken by those who come to this fear; such as taking off the hat to a man, the bowings and cringings of the body, and such other salutations of that
Robert Barclay—Theses Theologicae and An Apology for the True Christian Divinity

Cross References
Job 5:9
Which doeth great things and unsearchable; marvellous things without number:

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

Job 36:29
Also can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, or the noise of his tabernacle?

Job 37:5
God thundereth marvellously with his voice; great things doeth he, which we cannot comprehend.

Job 37:14
Hearken unto this, O Job: stand still, and consider the wondrous works of God.

Job 37:15
Dost thou know when God disposed them, and caused the light of his cloud to shine?

Job 37:17
How thy garments are warm, when he quieteth the earth by the south wind?

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