Job 38:31
Strong's Lexicon
Can you bind
הַֽ֭תְקַשֵּׁר (haṯ·qaš·šêr)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7194: 1) to bind, tie, bind together, league together, conspire 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to bind, confine 1a2) to league together, conspire 1b) (Niphal) to be bound, be bound up 1c) (Piel) 1c1) to bind on 1c2) to bind fast 1c3) to bind, tie 1c4) to bind to oneself 1d) (Pual) robust, vigorous (participle) 1e) (Hithpael) to conspire

the chains
מַעֲדַנּ֣וֹת (ma·‘ă·ḏan·nō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 4575: 1) bonds, bands

of the Pleiades
כִּימָ֑ה (kî·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3598: 1) Pleiades, a constellation of seven stars

or
אֽוֹ־ (’ōw-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 176: 1) or, rather 1a) implying that the latter choice is preferred 1b) or if, introducing an example to be seen under a particular principle 1c) (in series) either...or, whether...or 1d) if perchance 1e) except, or else 2) whether, not the least, if, otherwise, also, and, then

loosen
תְּפַתֵּֽחַ׃ (tə·p̄at·tê·aḥ)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6605: 1) to open 1a) (Qal) to open 1b) (Niphal) to be opened, be let loose, be thrown open 1c) (Piel) 1c1) to free 1c2) to loosen 1c3) to open, open oneself 1d) (Hithpael) to loose oneself 2) to carve, engrave 2a) (Piel) to engrave 2b) (Pual) to be engraved

the belt
מֹשְׁכ֖וֹת (mō·šə·ḵō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 4189: 1) cord

of Orion ?
כְּסִ֣יל (kə·sîl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3685: 1) constellation, Orion 1a) Orion, the constellation 1b) constellation (general)

Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades or loosen the belt of Orion?

Young's Literal Translation
Dost thou bind sweet influences of Kimah? Or the attractions of Kesil dost thou open?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Can you fasten the chains of the Pleiades or loosen the belt of Orion ?

New American Standard Bible
"Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades, Or loose the cords of Orion?

King James Bible
Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?
Parallel Verses
New International Version
"Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades? Can you loosen Orion's belt?

New Living Translation
"Can you direct the movement of the stars--binding the cluster of the Pleiades or loosening the cords of Orion?

English Standard Version
“Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades or loose the cords of Orion?

New American Standard Bible
"Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades, Or loose the cords of Orion?

King James Bible
Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Can you fasten the chains of the Pleiades or loosen the belt of Orion?

International Standard Version
"Can you bind the chains of Pleiades or loosen the cords of Orion?

NET Bible
Can you tie the bands of the Pleiades, or release the cords of Orion?

American Standard Version
Canst thou bind the cluster of the Pleiades, Or loose the bands of Orion?

English Revised Version
Canst thou bind the cluster of the Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?

Young's Literal Translation
Dost thou bind sweet influences of Kimah? Or the attractions of Kesil dost thou open?








Cross References
Job 9:9
Which maketh Arcturus, Orion, and Pleiades, and the chambers of the south.

Job 38:30
The waters are hid as with a stone, and the face of the deep is frozen.

Job 38:32
Canst thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?

Amos 5:8
Seek him that maketh the seven stars and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night: that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name:

Job 1:1
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.

Job 38:29
Out of whose womb came the ice? and the hoary frost of heaven, who hath gendered it?

Job 38:28
Hath the rain a father? or who hath begotten the drops of dew?

Job 38:33
Knowest thou the ordinances of heaven? canst thou set the dominion thereof in the earth?

Job 38:34
Canst thou lift up thy voice to the clouds, that abundance of waters may cover thee?
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