Job 37:13

“He causeth it to come, whether for correction, or for his land, or for mercy.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He causeth it to come, whether for correction, or for his land, or for mercy.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Whether for correction, or for His world, Or for lovingkindness, He causes it to happen.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whether it be for correction, or for his land, Or for lovingkindness, that he cause it to come.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For a rod, or for a curse, or for mercy, causing it to come on the mark.
- Basic English Bible

Whether he cause it to come as a rod, or for his land, or in mercy.
- Darby Bible

He causeth it to come, whether for correction, or for his land, or for mercy.
- Webster's Bible

Whether it is for correction, or for his land, or for loving kindness, that he causes it to come.
- World English Bible

Whether for a rod, or for His land, Or for kindness -- He doth cause it to come.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Whether it be for correction, or for His earth, or for mercy, that He cause it to come.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 37:13


37:13 Correction - To scourge or correct men by immoderate showers. Earth - The whole earth, which is said to be the Lord's, #Psal 24:1 50:12|, and so this may denote a general judgment by excessive rains inflicted upon the earth, and all its inhabitants, even the universal deluge, which came in great measure out of the clouds. Mercy - For the benefit of mankind and for the cooling of the air and improving the fruits of the earth.


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