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Psalm 104:2–5

2 Who cover Yourself with light as with a garment,

Who stretch out the heavens like a curtain.

3 bHe lays the beams of His upper chambers in the waters,

Who makes the clouds His chariot,

Who walks on the wings of the wind,

4 Who makes His angels spirits,

His 1ministers a flame of fire.

5 You who 2laid the foundations of the earth,

So that it should not be moved forever,

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Psalm 104:2–5 — The New International Version (NIV)

The Lord wraps himself in light as with a garment;

he stretches out the heavens like a tent

and lays the beams of his upper chambers on their waters.

He makes the clouds his chariot

and rides on the wings of the wind.

He makes winds his messengers,

flames of fire his servants.

He set the earth on its foundations;

it can never be moved.

Psalm 104:2–5 — English Standard Version (ESV)

covering yourself with light as with a garment,

stretching out the heavens like a tent.

He lays the beams of his chambers on the waters;

he makes the clouds his chariot;

he rides on the wings of the wind;

he makes his messengers winds,

his ministers a flaming fire.

He set the earth on its foundations,

so that it should never be moved.

Psalm 104:2–5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment:

Who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain:

Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters:

Who maketh the clouds his chariot:

Who walketh upon the wings of the wind:

Who maketh his angels spirits;

His ministers a flaming fire:

Who laid the foundations of the earth,

That it should not be removed for ever.

Psalm 104:2–5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

You are dressed in a robe of light.

You stretch out the starry curtain of the heavens;

you lay out the rafters of your home in the rain clouds.

You make the clouds your chariot;

you ride upon the wings of the wind.

The winds are your messengers;

flames of fire are your servants.

You placed the world on its foundation

so it would never be moved.

Psalm 104:2–5 — New Century Version (NCV)

you wear light like a robe.

You stretch out the skies like a tent.

You build your room above the clouds.

You make the clouds your chariot,

and you ride on the wings of the wind.

You make the winds your messengers,

and flames of fire are your servants.

You built the earth on its foundations

so it can never be moved.

Psalm 104:2–5 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment;

Who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain;

Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters;

Who maketh the clouds his chariot;

Who walketh upon the wings of the wind;

Who maketh winds his messengers;

Flames of fire his ministers;

Who laid the foundations of the earth,

That it should not be moved for ever.

Psalm 104:2–5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Covering thyself with light as with a garment, stretching out the heavens like a tent-curtain; — Who layeth the beams of his upper chambers in the waters, who maketh clouds his chariot, who walketh upon the wings of the wind; Who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flame of fire. He laid the earth upon its foundations: it shall not be removed for ever.

Psalm 104:2–5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

You cover yourself with light as though it were a robe. 

You stretch out the heavens as though they were curtains. 

You lay the beams of your home in the water. 

You use the clouds for your chariot. 

You move on the wings of the wind. 

You make your angels winds 

and your servants flames of fire. 

You set the earth on its foundations 

so that it can never be shaken. 

Psalm 104:2–5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

He wraps Himself in light as if it were a robe,

spreading out the sky like a canopy,

laying the beams of His palace

on the waters above,

making the clouds His chariot,

walking on the wings of the wind,

and making the winds His messengers,

flames of fire His servants.

He established the earth on its foundations;

it will never be shaken.

Psalm 104:2–5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

wrapped in light as with a garment.

You stretch out the heavens like a tent,

you set the beams of your chambers on the waters,

you make the clouds your chariot,

you ride on the wings of the wind,

you make the winds your messengers,

fire and flame your ministers.

You set the earth on its foundations,

so that it shall never be shaken.

Psalm 104:2–5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

you who cover yourself with light as with a garment,

who stretch out the heavens like a tent curtain,

the one who sets beams in the waters for his upper chambers,

who makes clouds his chariot,

who rides on the wings of the wind,

who makes his messengers the winds,

his attendants a flame of fire.

He established the earth on her foundations,

so that it will not be moved forever and ever.

Psalm 104:2–5 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

You wrap yourself in light as if it were a robe.

You spread the heavens out like a tent.

You build your palace high in the heavens.

You make the clouds serve as your chariot.

You ride on the wings of the wind.

You make the winds serve as your messengers.

You make flashes of lightning serve you.

You placed the earth on its foundations.

It can never be moved.

Psalm 104:2–5 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Covering Yourself with light as with a cloak,

Stretching out heaven like a tent curtain.

He lays the beams of His upper chambers in the waters;

He makes the clouds His chariot;

He walks upon the wings of the wind;

He makes the winds His messengers,

Flaming fire His ministers.

He established the earth upon its foundations,

So that it will not totter forever and ever.


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