Job 38:5

“Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who hath layd the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line vpon it?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Who set its measurements? Since you know. Or who stretched the line on it?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Who determined the measures thereof, if thou knowest? Or who stretched the line upon it?
- American Standard Version (1901)

By whom were its measures fixed? Say, if you have wisdom; or by whom was the line stretched out over it?
- Basic English Bible

Who set the measures thereof -- if thou knowest? or who stretched a line upon it?
- Darby Bible

Who hath laid the measures of it, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it?
- Webster's Bible

Who determined its measures, if you know? Or who stretched the line on it?
- World English Bible

Who placed its measures -- if thou knowest? Or who hath stretched out upon it a line?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Who determined the measures thereof, if thou knowest? Or who stretched the line upon it?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 38:5


38:5 Measures - Who hath prescribed how long and broad and deep it should be. Line - the measuring line to regulate all its dimensions.


Discussion for Job 38:5

Bible Options