Job 12:15

“Behold, he withholdeth the waters, and they dry up: also he sendeth them out, and they overturn the earth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Behold, hee withholdeth the waters, and they drie vp: also hee sendeth them out, and they ouerturne the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Behold, He restrains the waters, and they dry up; And He sends them out, and they inundate the earth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold, he withholdeth the waters, and they dry up; Again, he sendeth them out, and they overturn the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Truly, he keeps back the waters and they are dry; he sends them out and the earth is overturned.
- Basic English Bible

Behold, he withholdeth the waters, and they dry up; and he sendeth them out, and they overturn the earth.
- Darby Bible

Behold, he withholdeth the waters, and they dry up: also he sendeth them out, and they overturn the earth.
- Webster's Bible

Behold, he withholds the waters, and they dry up. Again, he sends them out, and they overturn the earth.
- World English Bible

Lo, He keepeth in the waters, and they are dried up, And he sendeth them forth, And they overturn the land.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Behold, He withholdeth the waters, and they dry up; also He sendeth them out, and they overturn the earth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 12:15


12:15 The waters - Which are reserved its the clouds, that they may not fall upon the earth. They - The waters upon the earth, springs, and brooks, and rivers. As at the time of the general deluge, to which here is a manifest allusion.


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