New International Version
"He made the earth by his power; he founded the world by his wisdom and stretched out the heavens by his understanding.
King James Bible
He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heaven by his understanding.
Darby Bible Translation
He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his understanding.
World English Bible
He has made the earth by his power, he has established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding has he stretched out the heavens:
Young's Literal Translation
The maker of earth by His power, The establisher of the world by His wisdom, Who by His understanding stretched out the heavens,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He hath made the earth by his power - The omnipotence of God is particularly manifested in the works of creation.
He hath established the world by his wisdom - The omniscience of God is particularly seen in the government of תבל tebel, the inhabited surface of the globe. What a profusion of wisdom and skill is apparent in that wondrous system of providence by which he governs and provides for every living thing.
And hath stretched out the heaven by his understanding - Deep thought, comprehensive design, and consummate skill are especially seen in the formation, magnitudes, distances, revolutions, and various affections of the heavenly bodies.
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by his wisdom
LibraryThe Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
The Medes and Cimmerians: Lydia--The conquest of Egypt, of Arabia, and of Elam. As we have already seen, Sennacherib reigned for eight years after his triumph; eight years of tranquillity at home, and of peace with all his neighbours abroad. If we examine the contemporary monuments or the documents of a later period, and attempt to glean from them some details concerning the close of his career, we find that there is a complete absence of any record of national movement on the part of either Elam, …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8
The Last King of Judah
"Friends, why are you doing this? We too are only human, like you. We are bringing you good news, telling you to turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made the heavens and the earth and the sea and everything in them.
For since the creation of the world God's invisible qualities--his eternal power and divine nature--have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
He alone stretches out the heavens and treads on the waves of the sea.
How many are your works, LORD! In wisdom you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures.
who by his understanding made the heavens, His love endures forever.
Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD their God.
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