Proverbs 8:27

“When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When hee prepared the heauens, I was there: when he set a compasse vpon the face of the depth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"When He established the heavens, I was there, When He inscribed a circle on the face of the deep,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When he established the heavens, I was there: When he set a circle upon the face of the deep,
- American Standard Version (1901)

When he made ready the heavens I was there: when he put an arch over the face of the deep:
- Basic English Bible

When he prepared the heavens I was there; when he ordained the circle upon the face of the deep;
- Darby Bible

When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth:
- Webster's Bible

When he established the heavens, I was there; when he set a circle on the surface of the deep,
- World English Bible

In His preparing the heavens I [am] there, In His decreeing a circle on the face of the deep,
- Youngs Literal Bible

When He established the heavens, I was there; when He set a circle upon the face of the deep,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 8:27


8:27 I was there - As co - worker with my Father. Depth - Of that great abyss of water and earth mixed together, which is called both earth and water and the deep, #Gen 1:2|, when he made this lower world in the form of a globe.


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