New International Version
The tempest comes out from its chamber, the cold from the driving winds.
King James Bible
Out of the south cometh the whirlwind: and cold out of the north.
Darby Bible Translation
From the chamber [of the south] cometh the whirlwind; and cold from the winds of the north.
World English Bible
Out of its room comes the storm, and cold out of the north.
Young's Literal Translation
From the inner chamber cometh a hurricane, And from scatterings winds -- cold,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Out of the south cometh the whirlwind - See the note on Job 9:9. What is rendered south here, is there rendered chambers. Mr. Good translates here, the utmost zone. The Chaldee: - "From the supreme chamber the commotion shall come; and from the cataracts of Arcturus the cold." What the whirlwind, סופה suphah, is, we know not. It might have been a wind peculiar to that district; and it is very possible that it was a scorching wind, something like the simoom.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
south. Heb. chamber
north. Heb. scattering winds
LibraryWhether the Heavens Should have Been Opened unto Christ at his Baptism?
Objection 1: It would seem that the heavens should not have been opened unto Christ at His baptism. For the heavens should be opened unto one who needs to enter heaven, by reason of his being out of heaven. But Christ was always in heaven, according to Jn. 3:13: "The Son of Man who is in heaven." Therefore it seems that the heavens should not have been opened unto Him. Objection 2: Further, the opening of the heavens is understood either in a corporal or in a spiritual sense. But it cannot be understood …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Justice of God
He is the Maker of the Bear and Orion, the Pleiades and the constellations of the south.
He hurls down his hail like pebbles. Who can withstand his icy blast?
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