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

New Living Translation
He hurls the hail like stones. Who can stand against his freezing cold?

English Standard Version
He hurls down his crystals of ice like crumbs; who can stand before his cold?

Berean Study Bible
He casts forth His hail like pebbles. Who can withstand His icy blast?

New American Standard Bible
He casts forth His ice as fragments; Who can stand before His cold?

King James Bible
He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?

Christian Standard Bible
he throws his hailstones like crumbs. Who can withstand his cold?

Contemporary English Version
God sends down hailstones like chips of rocks. Who can stand the cold?

Good News Translation
He sends hail like gravel; no one can endure the cold he sends!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He throws His hailstones like crumbs. Who can withstand His cold?

International Standard Version
He casts down his ice crystals like bread fragments. Who can endure his freezing cold?

NET Bible
He throws his hailstones like crumbs. Who can withstand the cold wind he sends?

New Heart English Bible
He hurls down his hail like pebbles. Who can stand before his cold?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He casts ice like morsels; who is able to stand before his cold?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He is the one who throws his hailstones like breadcrumbs. Who can withstand his chilling blast?

JPS Tanakh 1917
He casteth forth His ice like crumbs; Who can stand before His cold?

New American Standard 1977
He casts forth His ice as fragments; Who can stand before His cold?

Jubilee Bible 2000
He casts forth his ice like morsels; who can stand before his cold?

King James 2000 Bible
He casts forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?

American King James Version
He casts forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?

American Standard Version
He casteth forth his ice like morsels: Who can stand before his cold?

Douay-Rheims Bible
He sendeth his crystal like morsels: who shall stand before the face of his cold?

Darby Bible Translation
He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?

English Revised Version
He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?

Webster's Bible Translation
He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?

World English Bible
He hurls down his hail like pebbles. Who can stand before his cold?

Young's Literal Translation
Casting forth His ice like morsels, Before His cold who doth stand?
Study Bible
It is Good to Sing Praises
16He spreads the snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes; 17He casts forth His hail like pebbles. Who can withstand His icy blast? 18He sends forth His word and melts them; He unleashes His winds, and the waters flow.…
Cross References
Job 37:9
The tempest comes from its chamber, and the cold from the driving north winds.

Job 37:10
By the breath of God the ice is formed and the watery expanses are frozen.

Job 38:29
From whose womb does the ice emerge? Who gave birth to the frost from heaven,

Treasury of Scripture

He casts forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?

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Psalm 78:47,48 He destroyed their vines with hail, and their sycomore trees with frost…

Exodus 9:23-25 And Moses stretched forth his rod toward heaven: and the LORD sent …

Joshua 10:11 And it came to pass, as they fled from before Israel, and were in …

Job 38:22,23 Have you entered into the treasures of the snow? or have you seen …

who can stand

Job 38:29,30 Out of whose womb came the ice? and the hoary frost of heaven, who …







Lexicon
He casts forth
מַשְׁלִ֣יךְ (maš·lîḵ)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7993: To throw out, down, away

His hail
קַֽרְח֣וֹ (qar·ḥōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7140: Ice, hail, rock crystal

like pebbles.
כְפִתִּ֑ים (ḵə·p̄it·tîm)
Preposition-k | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6595: Fragment, bit, morsel

Who
מִ֣י (mî)
Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 4310: Who?, whoever, in oblique construction with prefix, suffix

can withstand
לִפְנֵ֥י (lip̄·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

His icy blast?
קָ֝רָת֗וֹ (qā·rā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7135: Coolness
(17) Morsels.--Or, crumbs. (Genesis 18:5; Judges 19:5.) Doubtless the allusion is to hail.

Verse 17. - He casteth forth his ice like morsels; or, "like crumbs;" i.e. in profusion, as men feed birds. The "ice" intended would seem to be that of hailstones. Who can stand before his cold? Though the thermometer rarely shows more than six or seven degrees of frost in Palestine, yet the Oriental is as much chilled by such a temperature as the Englishman by one twenty degrees lower. He shivers in his light attire, and is very reluctant to leave the shelter of his house or tent. 147:12-20 The church, like Jerusalem of old, built up and preserved by the wisdom, power, and goodness of God, is exhorted to praise him for all the benefits and blessings vouchsafed to her; and these are represented by his favours in the course of nature. The thawing word may represent the gospel of Christ, and the thawing wind the Spirit of Christ; for the Spirit is compared to the wind, Joh 3:8. Converting grace softens the heart that was hard frozen, and melts it into tears of repentance, and makes good reflections to flow, which before were chilled and stopped up. The change which the thaw makes is very evident, yet how it is done no one can say. Such is the change wrought in the conversion of a soul, when God's word and Spirit are sent to melt it and restore it to itself.
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