Job 26:9

“He holdeth back the face of his throne, and spreadeth his cloud upon it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee holdeth backe the face of his throne, and spreadeth his cloud vpon it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He obscures the face of the full moon And spreads His cloud over it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He incloseth the face of his throne, And spreadeth his cloud upon it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By him the face of his high seat is veiled, and his cloud stretched out over it.
- Basic English Bible

He covereth the face of his throne, he spreadeth his cloud upon it.
- Darby Bible

He holdeth back the face of his throne, and spreadeth his cloud upon it.
- Webster's Bible

He encloses the face of his throne, and spreads his cloud on it.
- World English Bible

Taking hold of the face of the throne, Spreading over it His cloud.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He closeth in the face of His throne, and spreadeth His cloud upon it.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 26:9


26:9 Holdeth - From our view, that his glory may not dazzle our sight; he covereth it with a cloud. Throne - The heaven of heavens, where he dwelleth.


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