Job 37:12

“And it is turned round about by his counsels: that they may do whatsoever he commandeth them upon the face of the world in the earth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it is turned round about by his counsels: that they may doe whatsoeuer hee commaundeth them vpon the face of the world in the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"It changes direction, turning around by His guidance, That it may do whatever He commands it On the face of the inhabited earth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it is turned round about by his guidance, That they may do whatsoever he commandeth them Upon the face of the habitable world,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And it goes this way and that, round about, turning itself by his guiding, to do whatever he gives orders to be done, on the face of his world of men,
- Basic English Bible

And they are turned every way by his guidance, that they may do whatsoever he commandeth them upon the face of the circuit of the earth,
- Darby Bible

And it is turned around by his counsels: that they may do whatever he commandeth them upon the face of the world on the earth.
- Webster's Bible

It is turned around by his guidance, that they may do whatever he commands them on the surface of the habitable world,
- World English Bible

And it is turning itself round by His counsels, For their doing all He commandeth them, On the face of the habitable earth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they are turned round about by His guidance, that they may do whatsoever He commandeth them upon the face of the habitable world:
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 37:12


37:12 Turned - The clouds are carried about to this or that place. Not by chance (though nothing seems to be more casual than the motions of the clouds) but by his order and governance.


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