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Jeremiah 10:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding hath he stretched out the heavens:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— [It is] He who made the earth by His power, Who established the world by His wisdom; And by His understanding He has stretched out the heavens.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his understanding.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— He that made the earth by his power, That established the world by his wisdom,—And, by his understanding, stretched out the heavens,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The maker of the earth by His power, The establisher of the world by His wisdom, Who, by His understanding, stretched forth the heavens,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He that maketh the earth by his power, that prepareth the world by his wisdom, and stretcheth out the heavens by his knowledge.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Hee hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisedome, and hath stretched out the heauens by his discretion.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— It is the Lord that made the earth by his strength, who set up the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding stretched out the sky,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He hath made 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
the earth 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
by his power, 3581
{3581} Prime
כֹּחַ
koach
{ko'-akh}
From an unused root meaning to be firm; vigor, literally (force, in a good or a bad sense) or figuratively (capacity, means, produce); also (from its hardiness) a large lizard.
he hath established 3559
{3559} Prime
כּוּן
kuwn
{koon}
A primitive root; properly to be erect (that is, stand perpendicular);. hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous).
z8688
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
the world 8398
{8398} Prime
תֵּבֵל
tebel
{tay-bale'}
From H2986; the earth (as moist and therefore inhabited); by extension the globe; by implication its inhabitants; specifically a particular land, as Babylonia or Palestine.
by his wisdom, 2451
{2451} Prime
חָכְמָה
chokmah
{khok-maw'}
From H2449; wisdom (in a good sense).
and hath stretched out 5186
{5186} Prime
נָטָה
natah
{naw-taw'}
A primitive root; to stretch or spread out; by implication to bend away (including moral deflection); used in a great variety of applications.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the heavens 8064
{8064} Prime
שָׁמַיִם
shamayim
{shaw-mah'-yim}
The second form being dual of an unused singular; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve).
by his discretion. 8394
{8394} Prime
תָּבוּן
tabuwn
{taw-boon'}
The second and third forms being feminine; from H0995; intelligence; by implication an argument; by extension caprice.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 10:12

_ _ Continuation of Jeremiah 10:10, after the interruption of the thread of the discourse in Jeremiah 10:11 (Psalms 136:5, Psalms 136:6).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 10:1-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
hath made:

Jeremiah 32:17 Ah Lord GOD! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, [and] there is nothing too hard for thee:
Jeremiah 51:15-19 He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heaven by his understanding. ... The portion of Jacob [is] not like them; for he [is] the former of all things: and [Israel is] the rod of his inheritance: the LORD of hosts [is] his name.
Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
Genesis 1:6-9 And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters. ... And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry [land] appear: and it was so.
Job 38:4-7 Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding. ... When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?
Psalms 33:6 By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.
Psalms 136:5-6 To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy [endureth] for ever. ... To him that stretched out the earth above the waters: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.
Psalms 146:5-6 Happy [is he] that [hath] the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope [is] in the LORD his God: ... Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein [is]: which keepeth truth for ever:
Psalms 148:4-5 Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that [be] above the heavens. ... Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and they were created.
John 1:3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
Colossians 1:16 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether [they be] thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:

established:

Psalms 24:2 For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.
Psalms 78:69 And he built his sanctuary like high [palaces], like the earth which he hath established for ever.
Psalms 93:1 The LORD reigneth, he is clothed with majesty; the LORD is clothed with strength, [wherewith] he hath girded himself: the world also is stablished, that it cannot be moved.
Psalms 119:90 Thy faithfulness [is] unto all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.
Proverbs 3:19 The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.
Proverbs 30:4 Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? who hath gathered the wind in his fists? who hath bound the waters in a garment? who hath established all the ends of the earth? what [is] his name, and what [is] his son's name, if thou canst tell?
Isaiah 45:18 For thus saith the LORD that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he hath established it, he created it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited: I [am] the LORD; and [there is] none else.
Isaiah 49:8 Thus saith the LORD, In an acceptable time have I heard thee, and in a day of salvation have I helped thee: and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to establish the earth, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages;

stretched:

Job 9:8 Which alone spreadeth out the heavens, and treadeth upon the waves of the sea.
Job 26:7 He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, [and] hangeth the earth upon nothing.
Psalms 104:2 Who coverest [thyself] with light as [with] a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain:
Psalms 104:24 O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.
Isaiah 40:22 [It is] he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof [are] as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:
Isaiah 42:5 Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:
Isaiah 44:24 Thus saith the LORD, thy redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb, I [am] the LORD that maketh all [things]; that stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that spreadeth abroad the earth by myself;
Isaiah 45:12 I have made the earth, and created man upon it: I, [even] my hands, have stretched out the heavens, and all their host have I commanded.
Isaiah 48:13 Mine hand also hath laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand hath spanned the heavens: [when] I call unto them, they stand up together.
Zechariah 12:1 The burden of the word of the LORD for Israel, saith the LORD, which stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundation of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man within him.
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Gn 1:1, 6. Jb 9:8; 26:7; 38:4. Ps 24:2; 33:6; 78:69; 93:1; 104:2, 24; 119:90; 136:5; 146:5; 148:4. Pv 3:19; 30:4. Is 40:22; 42:5; 44:24; 45:12, 18; 48:13; 49:8. Jr 32:17; 51:15. Zc 12:1. Jn 1:3. Col 1:16.

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