King James Version
When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth:
Darby Bible Translation
When he prepared the heavens I was there; when he ordained the circle upon the face of the deep;
World English Bible
When he established the heavens, I was there; when he set a circle on the surface of the deep,
Young's Literal Translation
In His preparing the heavens I am there, In His decreeing a circle on the face of the deep,
Proverbs 8:27 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
a compass: or, a circle
When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth:Proverbs 8:27 Parallel Commentaries
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He hath compassed the waters with bounds, until the day and night come to an end.
The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.
While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.
When he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep:
It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:
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