9 When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thick darkness a swaddlingband for it,

Other Translations of Job 38:9

New International Version

9 when I made the clouds its garment and wrapped it in thick darkness,

English Standard Version

9 when I made clouds its garment and thick darkness its swaddling band,

The Message

9 That was me! I wrapped it in soft clouds, and tucked it in safely at night.

New King James Version

9 When I made the clouds its garment, And thick darkness its swaddling band;

New Living Translation

9 and as I clothed it with clouds and wrapped it in thick darkness?

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Job 38:9

Commentary on Job 38:4-11

(Read Job 38:4-11)

For the humbling of Job, God here shows him his ignorance, even concerning the earth and the sea. As we cannot find fault with God's work, so we need not fear concerning it. The works of his providence, as well as the work of creation, never can be broken; and the work of redemption is no less firm, of which Christ himself is both the Foundation and the Corner-stone. The church stands as firm as the earth.