Job 36:27

“For hee maketh small the drops of water: they powre downe raine according to the vapour thereof:”

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Other Translations

For he maketh small the drops of water: they pour down rain according to the vapour thereof:
- King James Version

"For He draws up the drops of water, They distill rain from the mist,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For he draweth up the drops of water, Which distil in rain from his vapor,
- American Standard Version (1901)

For he takes up the drops from the sea; he sends them through his mist as rain,
- Basic English Bible

For he draweth up the drops of water: they distil in rain from the vapour which he formeth,
- Darby Bible

For he maketh small the drops of water: they pour down rain according to the vapor of it.
- Webster's Bible

For he draws up the drops of water, which distill in rain from his vapor,
- World English Bible

When He doth diminish droppings of the waters, They refine rain according to its vapour,
- Youngs Literal Bible

For He draweth away the drops of water, which distil rain from His vapour;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 36:27

36:27 For - Having affirmed that God's works are incomprehensibly great and glorious, he now proves it from the most common works of nature and providence. And hence he leaves it to Job to consider how much more deep and inconceivable the secret counsels of God must be. Water - He orders matters so wisely, that the waters which are in the clouds, do not fall down at once in spouts, which would be pernicious to the earth and to mankind; but by degrees, and in drops. According - According to the proportion of vapours which the heat of the sun hath drawn up by the earth or sea. So it notes that great work of God by which the rain is first made of vapours, and afterwards resolved into vapours, or into the matter of succeeding vapours, by a constant rotation.

Discussion for Job 36

  • Lu2677
    Mindy; Romans 11:36 "For of him, through him and to him are all things, to whom be glory for ever." This is not directed at you specifically but most people do not see the magnitude of; "ALL THINGS."
  • Mindy Sleeper
    This verse proves to me that God created all things for Jesus Christ, by Jesus Christ, and through His Son, our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Breeze
    To anonymous
    The Lord is to be sought. The Bible clearly teaches that we can know truth and the Truth (Christ) through reading the Scriptures. Thus, preachers are not lying when they say you can know the Lord. However the bible makes it clear in Deuteronomy 13 what a false prophet is. Hope this helps
  • Robert Jackson
    I believe in that book of job he is saying the days are coming we will be poured down on.
  • MockingBird
    God is so much in wisdom : We I will be learning through out eternity. Can you imagine how fast this is that even a small drop of water that is according to the vapor to send an abundance of rain upon the earth from the clouds that drop and distill : Totally Awesome !!!! Wouldn't you say !!!! WOW !!!
  • Lilian
    Bible is available for us to BELIEVE and not to FIGURE OUT. That is why God says lean not with your own understanding for my Words shall never pass away. Jesus himself is the word of God. John 1:1 In the Beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God. We need to meditate God's words with the help of the HOLY SPIRIT.The light of our body is our EYES use them in God's way Amn

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