Job 36:32

“With clouds he covereth the light; and commandeth it not to shine by the cloud that cometh betwixt.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

With clouds he couereth the light, and commaundeth it not to shine, by the cloud that commeth betwixt.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He covers {His} hands with the lightning, And commands it to strike the mark.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He covereth his hands with the lightning, And giveth it a charge that it strike the mark.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He takes the light in his hands, sending it against the mark.
- Basic English Bible

[His] hands he covereth with lightning, and commandeth it where it is to strike.
- Darby Bible

With clouds he covereth the light; and commandeth it not to shine by the intervening cloud.
- Webster's Bible

He covers his hands with the lightning, and commands it to strike the mark.
- World English Bible

By two palms He hath covered the light, And layeth a charge over it in meeting,
- Youngs Literal Bible

He covereth His hands with the lightning, and giveth it a charge that it strike the mark.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 36:32


36:32 Clouds - With thick and black clouds spread over the whole heavens. Light - The sun. The cloud - Which God interposes as a veil between the sun and earth.


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