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Job 38:35-37 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

35 “Can you send forth lightnings that they may go
And say to you, ‘Here we are’?
36 “Who has put wisdom in the innermost being
Or given understanding to the [a]mind?
37 “Who can count the clouds by wisdom,
Or tip the water jars of the heavens,

Footnotes:

  1. Job 38:36 Or rooster
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Job 38:35-37 New International Version (NIV)

35 Do you send the lightning bolts on their way?
    Do they report to you, ‘Here we are’?
36 Who gives the ibis wisdom[a]
    or gives the rooster understanding?[b]
37 Who has the wisdom to count the clouds?
    Who can tip over the water jars of the heavens

Footnotes:

  1. Job 38:36 That is, wisdom about the flooding of the Nile
  2. Job 38:36 That is, understanding of when to crow; the meaning of the Hebrew for this verse is uncertain.
New International Version (NIV)

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