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Job 9:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— That commandeth the sun, and it riseth not, And sealeth up the stars;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Which commandeth the sun, and it riseth not; and sealeth up the stars.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Who commands the sun not to shine, And sets a seal upon the stars;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Who commandeth the sun, and it riseth not; and sealeth up the stars.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Who commandeth the sun, and it riseth not, and he sealeth up the stars;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Who commandeth the sun, and it breaketh not forth, and, about the stars, he putteth a seal;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Who is speaking to the sun, and it riseth not, And the stars He sealeth up.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Who commandeth the sun, and it riseth not: and shutteth up the stars, as it were, under a seal:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Which commandeth the Sunne, and it riseth not: and sealeth vp the starres.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Who commands the sun, and it rises not; and he seals up the stars.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Which commandeth the sun, and it riseth not; and sealeth up the stars.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Which commandeth 559
{0559} Prime
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
the sun, 2775
{2775} Prime
From an unused root meaning to scrape; the itch; also (perhaps from the mediating idea of H2777) the sun.
and it riseth 2224
{2224} Prime
A primitive root; properly to irradiate (or shoot forth beams), that is, to rise (as the sun); specifically to appear (as a symptom of leprosy).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
not; x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
and sealeth up 2856
{2856} Prime
A primitive root; to close up; especially to seal.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the stars. 3556
{3556} Prime
Probably from the same as H3522 (in the sense of rolling) or H3554 (in the sense of blazing); a star (as round or as shining); figuratively a prince.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 9:7

_ _ The sun, at His command, does not rise; namely, in an eclipse, or the darkness that accompanies earthquakes (Job 9:6).

_ _ sealeth up the stars — that is, totally covers as one would seal up a room, that its contents may not be seen.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 9:1-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Exodus 10:21-22 And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness [which] may be felt. ... And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days:
Joshua 10:12 Then spake Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; and thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon.
Daniel 4:35 And all the inhabitants of the earth [are] reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and [among] the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?
Amos 4:13 For, lo, he that formeth the mountains, and createth the wind, and declareth unto man what [is] his thought, that maketh the morning darkness, and treadeth upon the high places of the earth, The LORD, The God of hosts, [is] his name.
Amos 8:9 And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord GOD, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in the clear day:
Matthew 24:29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:


Job 37:7 He sealeth up the hand of every man; that all men may know his work.
Job 38:12-15 Hast thou commanded the morning since thy days; [and] caused the dayspring to know his place; ... And from the wicked their light is withholden, and the high arm shall be broken.
Job 38:19-20 Where [is] the way [where] light dwelleth? and [as for] darkness, where [is] the place thereof, ... That thou shouldest take it to the bound thereof, and that thou shouldest know the paths [to] the house thereof?
Isaiah 13:10 For the stars of heaven and the constellations thereof shall not give their light: the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.
Ezekiel 32:7 And when I shall put thee out, I will cover the heaven, and make the stars thereof dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light.
Luke 21:25-26 And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; ... Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.
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Ex 10:21. Jsh 10:12. Jb 37:7; 38:12, 19. Is 13:10. Ezk 32:7. Dn 4:35. Am 4:13; 8:9. Mt 24:29. Lk 21:25.

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