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Job 37:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— How thy garments are warm, When the earth is still by reason of the south [wind]?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— How thy garments [are] warm, when he quieteth the earth by the south [wind]?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— You whose garments are hot, When the land is still because of the south wind?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— How thy garments [are] warm, when he quieteth the earth by the south [wind]?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— How thy garments become warm when he quieteth the earth by the south wind?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— That thy garments should be hot when he quieteth the earth from the south?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— How thy garments [are] warm, In the quieting of the earth from the south?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Are not thy garments hot, when the south wind blows upon the earth?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— How thy garments are warme, when hee quieteth the earth by the South [wind]?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But thy robe is warm, and there is quiet upon the land.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— How thy garments [are] warm, when he quieteth the earth by the south [wind]?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
How x834
(0834) Complement
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
thy garments 899
{0899} Prime
From H0898; a covering, that is, clothing; also treachery or pillage.
[are] warm, 2525
{2525} Prime
From H2552; hot.
when he quieteth 8252
{8252} Prime
A primitive root; to repose (usually figuratively).
<8687> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 1162
the earth 776
{0776} Prime
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
by the south 1864
{1864} Prime
Of uncertain derivation; the south; poet, the south wind.
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 37:17

_ _ thy garments, etc. — that is, dost thou know how thy body grows warm, so as to affect thy garments with heat?

_ _ south wind — literally, “region of the south.” “When He maketh still (and sultry) the earth (that is, the atmosphere) by (during) the south wind” (Song of Songs 4:16).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 37:14-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 37:17

Quieteth — The air about the earth. From the south — By the sun's coming into the southern parts, which makes the air quiet and warm.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 37:17

How thy garments [are] (n) warm, when he quieteth the earth by the south [wind]?

(n) Why your clothes should keep you warm when the south wind blows rather than when any other wind blows?

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Job 6:17 What time they wax warm, they vanish: when it is hot, they are consumed out of their place.
Job 38:31 Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?
Psalms 147:18 He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: he causeth his wind to blow, [and] the waters flow.
Luke 12:55 And when [ye see] the south wind blow, ye say, There will be heat; and it cometh to pass.
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Jb 6:17; 38:31. Ps 147:18. Lk 12:55.

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