Psalm 78:26
New International Version
He let loose the east wind from the heavens and by his power made the south wind blow.

New Living Translation
He released the east wind in the heavens and guided the south wind by his mighty power.

English Standard Version
He caused the east wind to blow in the heavens, and by his power he led out the south wind;

Berean Study Bible
He stirred the east wind from the heavens and drove the south wind by His might.

King James Bible
He caused an east wind to blow in the heaven: and by his power he brought in the south wind.

New King James Version
He caused an east wind to blow in the heavens; And by His power He brought in the south wind.

New American Standard Bible
He made the east wind blow in the sky And by His power He directed the south wind.

NASB 1995
He caused the east wind to blow in the heavens And by His power He directed the south wind.

NASB 1977
He caused the east wind to blow in the heavens; And by His power He directed the south wind.

Amplified Bible
He caused the east wind to blow in the heavens And by His [unlimited] power He guided the south wind.

Christian Standard Bible
He made the east wind blow in the skies and drove the south wind by his might.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He made the east wind blow in the skies and drove the south wind by His might.

American Standard Version
He caused the east wind to blow in the heavens; And by his power he guided the south wind.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He made the wind blow in the sky and he led the southern sky by his strength.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He removed the south wind from heaven; and by his might he brought in the south-west wind.

Contemporary English Version
God's mighty power sent a strong wind from the southeast,

Douay-Rheims Bible
He removed the south wind from heaven: and by his power brought in the southwest wind.

English Revised Version
He caused the east wind to blow in the heaven: and by his power he guided the south wind.

Good News Translation
He also caused the east wind to blow, and by his power he stirred up the south wind;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He made the east wind blow in the heavens and guided the south wind with his might.

International Standard Version
He stirred up the east wind in the heavens and drove the south wind by his might.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He caused the east wind to set forth in heaven; And by His power He brought on the south wind.

Literal Standard Version
He causes an east wind to journey in the heavens, "" And leads a south wind by His strength,

NET Bible
He brought the east wind through the sky, and by his strength led forth the south wind.

New Heart English Bible
He caused the east wind to blow in the sky. By his power he guided the south wind.

World English Bible
He caused the east wind to blow in the sky. By his power he guided the south wind.

Young's Literal Translation
He causeth an east wind to journey in the heavens, And leadeth by His strength a south wind,

Additional Translations ...
Context
I Will Open My Mouth in Parables
25Man ate the bread of angels; He sent them food in abundance. 26He stirred the east wind from the heavens and drove the south wind by His might. 27He rained meat on them like dust, and winged birds like the sand of the sea.…

Cross References
Numbers 11:31
Now a wind sent by the LORD came up, drove in quail from the sea, and brought them near the camp, about two cubits above the surface of the ground, for a day's journey in every direction around the camp.

Psalm 78:27
He rained meat on them like dust, and winged birds like the sand of the sea.


Treasury of Scripture

He caused an east wind to blow in the heaven: and by his power he brought in the south wind.

he caused

Psalm 135:7
He causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; he maketh lightnings for the rain; he bringeth the wind out of his treasuries.

Numbers 11:31
And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, as it were a day's journey on this side, and as it were a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it were two cubits high upon the face of the earth.

blow.









(26) East wind . . . south wind.--Probably the very winds that brought the flights of quails, and not merely poetical details. (See Smith's Biblical Dictionary, art. "Quails.")

Verse 26. - He caused an east wind to blow in the heaven: and by his power he brought in the south wind. Here, again, tradition seems to speak. The narrative in the Pentateuch has only, "There went forth a wind from the Lord" (Numbers 11:81).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He stirred
יַסַּ֣ע (yas·sa‘)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5265: To pull up, the tent-pins, start on a, journey

the east wind
קָ֭דִים (qā·ḏîm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6921: The fore, front part, the East

from the heavens
בַּשָּׁמָ֑יִם (baš·šā·mā·yim)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8064: Heaven, sky

and drove
וַיְנַהֵ֖ג (way·na·hêḡ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5090: To drive forth, lead, carry away, to proceed, to sigh

the south wind
תֵימָֽן׃ (ṯê·mān)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8486: South, south wind

by His might.
בְּעֻזּ֣וֹ (bə·‘uz·zōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5797: Strength, might


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