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Job 26:7–10

He estretches out the north over fthe void

and hangs the earth on nothing.

He gbinds up the waters in his thick clouds,

and the cloud is not split open under them.

He covers the face of the full moon2

and hspreads over it his cloud.

10  He has inscribed ia circle on the face of the waters

at the boundary between light and darkness.

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Job 26:7–10 — The New International Version (NIV)

He spreads out the northern skies over empty space;

he suspends the earth over nothing.

He wraps up the waters in his clouds,

yet the clouds do not burst under their weight.

He covers the face of the full moon,

spreading his clouds over it.

10 He marks out the horizon on the face of the waters

for a boundary between light and darkness.

Job 26:7–10 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

He stretcheth out the north over the empty place,

And hangeth the earth upon nothing.

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds;

And the cloud is not rent under them.

He holdeth back the face of his throne,

And spreadeth his cloud upon it.

10 He hath compassed the waters with bounds,

Until the day and night come to an end.

Job 26:7–10 — New Living Translation (NLT)

God stretches the northern sky over empty space

and hangs the earth on nothing.

He wraps the rain in his thick clouds,

and the clouds don’t burst with the weight.

He covers the face of the moon,

shrouding it with his clouds.

10 He created the horizon when he separated the waters;

he set the boundary between day and night.

Job 26:7–10 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

He stretches out the north over empty space;

He hangs the earth on nothing.

He binds up the water in His thick clouds,

Yet the clouds are not broken under it.

He covers the face of His throne,

And spreads His cloud over it.

10 He drew a circular horizon on the face of the waters,

At the boundary of light and darkness.

Job 26:7–10 — New Century Version (NCV)

God stretches the northern sky out over empty space

and hangs the earth on nothing.

He wraps up the waters in his thick clouds,

but the clouds do not break under their weight.

He covers the face of the moon,

spreading his clouds over it.

10 He draws the horizon like a circle on the water

at the place where light and darkness meet.

Job 26:7–10 — American Standard Version (ASV)

He stretcheth out the north over empty space,

And hangeth the earth upon nothing.

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds;

And the cloud is not rent under them.

He incloseth the face of his throne,

And spreadeth his cloud upon it.

10 He hath described a boundary upon the face of the waters,

Unto the confines of light and darkness.

Job 26:7–10 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

He stretcheth out the north over empty space, he hangeth the earth upon nothing; He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not rent under them. He covereth the face of his throne, he spreadeth his cloud upon it. 10 He hath traced a fixed circle over the waters, unto the confines of light and darkness.

Job 26:7–10 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“He stretches out his heavensover empty space. 

He hangs the earth on nothing whatsoever. 

He holds the water in his thick clouds, 

and the clouds don’t ⸤even⸥ split under its ⸤weight⸥. 

He covers his throne

by spreading his cloud over it. 

10 He marks the horizon on the surface of the water 

at the boundary where light meets dark. 

Job 26:7–10 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

He stretches the northern skies over empty space;

He hangs the earth on nothing.

He wraps up the waters in His clouds,

yet the clouds do not burst beneath their weight.

He obscures the view of His throne,

spreading His cloud over it.

10 He laid out the horizon on the surface of the waters

at the boundary between light and darkness.

Job 26:7–10 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

He stretches out Zaphon over the void,

and hangs the earth upon nothing.

He binds up the waters in his thick clouds,

and the cloud is not torn open by them.

He covers the face of the full moon,

and spreads over it his cloud.

10 He has described a circle on the face of the waters,

at the boundary between light and darkness.

Job 26:7–10 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

He stretches out the north over emptiness;

he hangs the earth over nothing.

He ties up the water in its clouds,

and the cloud is not torn open beneath it.

He covers the face of the full moon;

he spreads his cloud over it.

10 He has described a circle on the face of the water

between light and darkness.

Job 26:7–10 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

He spreads out the northern skies over empty space.

He hangs the earth over nothing.

He wraps up water in his clouds.

They are heavy, but they don’t burst.

He covers the face of the full moon.

He spreads his clouds over it.

10 He marks out the place where the sky meets the sea.

He marks out the boundary between light and darkness.

Job 26:7–10 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“He stretches out the north over empty space

And hangs the earth on nothing.

“He wraps up the waters in His clouds,

And the cloud does not burst under them.

“He obscures the face of the full moon

And spreads His cloud over it.

10 “He has inscribed a circle on the surface of the waters

At the boundary of light and darkness.