Job 37:9
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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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Clarke'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.

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south. Heb. chamber

Job 9:9 Which makes Arcturus, Orion, and Pleiades, and the chambers of the south.

Psalm 104:3 Who lays the beams of his chambers in the waters: who makes the clouds his chariot: who walks on the wings of the wind:

the whirlwind

Job 38:1 Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind, and said,

Isaiah 21:1 The burden of the desert of the sea. As whirlwinds in the south pass through; so it comes from the desert, from a terrible land.

Zechariah 9:14 And the LORD shall be seen over them, and his arrow shall go forth as the lightning: and the LORD God shall blow the trumpet...

north. Heb. scattering winds

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Whether 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
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

Cross References
Job 9:9
He is the Maker of the Bear and Orion, the Pleiades and the constellations of the south.

Psalm 147:17
He hurls down his hail like pebbles. Who can withstand his icy blast?

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