New Living Translation
"Can you direct the movement of the stars--binding the cluster of the Pleiades or loosening the cords of Orion?
King James Bible
Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?
Darby Bible Translation
Canst thou fasten the bands of the Pleiades, or loosen the cords of Orion?
World English Bible
"Can you bind the cluster of the Pleiades, or loosen the cords of Orion?
Young's Literal Translation
Dost thou bind sweet influences of Kimah? Or the attractions of Kesil dost thou open?
Job 38:31 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
38:31 Bind - Restrain or hinder them. Pleiades - The seven stars, which bring in the spring. Bands - By which it binds up the air and earth, by bringing storms of rain and hail or frost and snow. Orion - This constellation rises in November, and brings in winter. Both summer and winter will have their course? God indeed can change them when he pleases, can make the spring cold, and so bind the influences of Pleiades, and the winter warm, and so loose the bands of Orion; but we cannot.
LibraryThe Joy of the Lord.
IT is written "the joy of the Lord is your strength." Every child of God knows in some measure what it is to rejoice in the Lord. The Lord Jesus Christ must ever be the sole object of the believer's joy, and as eyes and heart look upon Him, we, too, like "the strangers scattered abroad" to whom Peter wrote shall "rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory" (1 Pet. i:8). But it is upon our heart to meditate with our beloved readers on the joy of our adorable Lord, as his own personal joy. The …
Arno Gaebelein—The Lord of Glory
The Evil of Sin visible in the Fall of Angels and Men.
Whether it was Fitting that the Gathering Together of the Waters Should Take Place, as Recorded, on the Third Day?
He made all the stars--the Bear and Orion, the Pleiades and the constellations of the southern sky.
For the water turns to ice as hard as rock, and the surface of the water freezes.
Can you direct the sequence of the seasons or guide the Bear with her cubs across the heavens?
It is the LORD who created the stars, the Pleiades and Orion. He turns darkness into morning and day into night. He draws up water from the oceans and pours it down as rain on the land. The LORD is his name!
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