New American Standard Bible
He gives snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes.
King James Bible
He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes.
Darby Bible Translation
He giveth snow like wool, scattereth the hoar frost like ashes;
World English Bible
He gives snow like wool, and scatters frost like ashes.
Young's Literal Translation
Who is giving snow like wool, Hoar-frost as ashes He scattereth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He giveth snow like wool - He covers the earth with snow, so that it seems to have a clothing of wool. Compare the notes at Job 37:6 : "For he saith to the snow, Be thou on the earth."
He scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes - As if ashes were strewed over the earth; or, as easily as one strews ashes.
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When the layer of dew evaporated, behold, on the surface of the wilderness there was a fine flake-like thing, fine as the frost on the ground.
"For to the snow He says, 'Fall on the earth,' And to the downpour and the rain, 'Be strong.'
"From whose womb has come the ice? And the frost of heaven, who has given it birth?
You have established all the boundaries of the earth; You have made summer and winter.
Fire and hail, snow and clouds; Stormy wind, fulfilling His word;
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