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Job 37 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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God’s Works and Wisdom
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:1 - “At this also my heart trembles,
And leaps from its place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:2 - Hear attentively the thunder of His voice,
And the rumbling that comes from His mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:3 - He sends it forth under the whole heaven,
His lightning to the ends of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:4 - After it a voice roars;
He thunders with His majestic voice,
And He does not restrain them when His voice is heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:5 - God thunders marvelously with His voice;
He does great things which we cannot comprehend.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:6 - For He says to the snow, ‘Fall on the earth’;
Likewise to the gentle rain and the heavy rain of His strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:7 - He seals the hand of every man,
That all men may know His work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:8 - The beasts go into dens,
And remain in their lairs.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:9 - From the chamber of the south comes the whirlwind,
And cold from the scattering winds of the north.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:10 - By the breath of God ice is given,
And the broad waters are frozen.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:11 - Also with moisture He saturates the thick clouds;
He scatters His bright clouds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:12 - And they swirl about, being turned by His guidance,
That they may do whatever He commands them
On the face of the whole earth.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:13 - He causes it to come,
Whether for correction,
Or for His land,
Or for mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:14 - “Listen to this, O Job;
Stand still and consider the wondrous works of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:15 - Do you know when God dispatches them,
And causes the light of His cloud to shine?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:16 - Do you know how the clouds are balanced,
Those wondrous works of Him who is perfect in knowledge?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:17 - Why are your garments hot,
When He quiets the earth by the south wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:18 - With Him, have you spread out the skies,
Strong as a cast metal mirror?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:19 - “Teach us what we should say to Him,
For we can prepare nothing because of the darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:20 - Should He be told that I wish to speak?
If a man were to speak, surely he would be swallowed up.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:21 - Even now men cannot look at the light when it is bright in the skies,
When the wind has passed and cleared them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:22 - He comes from the north as golden splendor;
With God is awesome majesty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:23 - As for the Almighty, we cannot find Him;
He is excellent in power,
In judgment and abundant justice;
He does not oppress.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:24 - Therefore men fear Him;
He shows no partiality to any who are wise of heart.”
NKJV Footnotes
Literally the world of the earth

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) appearing on or deriving from this or any other web page is for personal use only. Any other use of the NKJV must be in conformity with the Quotation Policy for the New King James Version. For more information about the New King James Version, the Quotation Policy, and for inquiries about permission to use the New King James Version, go to Thomas Nelson, Inc..

For more information on this translation, see the NKJV Preface.

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