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Proverbs 8:28

    Proverbs 8:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    When he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    When he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    When he made firm the skies above, When the fountains of the deep became strong,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    When he made strong the skies overhead: when the fountains of the deep were fixed:

    Webster's Revision

    When he made firm the skies above, When the fountains of the deep became strong,

    World English Bible

    when he established the clouds above, when the springs of the deep became strong,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    When he made firm the sides above: when the fountains of the deep became strong:

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 8:28

    The clouds above - שחקים shechakim, "the ethereal regions," taking in the whole of the atmosphere, with all its meteors, clouds, vapours, etc.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 8:28

    8:28 Strengthened - When he shut up the fountains in the cavities of the earth, and kept them there as it were by a strong band. The deep - Which have their original from the deep, either from the sea, or from the abyss of waters in the bowels of the earth.