Who cuts a channel for the torrents of rain, and a path for the thunderstorm,126
to water2 a land where no man lives, a desert with no one in it,327
to satisfy a desolate wasteland and make it sprout with grass?428
Does the rain have a father?5 Who fathers the drops of dew?
From whose womb comes the ice? Who gives birth to the frost from the heavens630
when the waters become hard as stone, when the surface of the deep is frozen?731
"Can you bind the beautifula Pleiades? Can you loose the cords of Orion?832
Can you bring forth the constellations9 in their seasonsb or lead out the Bearc with its cubs?1033
Do you know the laws11 of the heavens?12 Can you set up [God'sd] dominion over the earth?
"Can you raise your voice to the clouds and cover yourself with a flood of water?1335
Do you send the lightning bolts on their way?14 Do they report to you, 'Here we are'?
Who endowed the hearte with wisdom15 or gave understanding16 to the mindf ?
Who has the wisdom to count the clouds? Who can tip over the water jars17 of the heavens1838
when the dust becomes hard19 and the clods of earth stick together?2039
"Do you hunt the prey for the lioness and satisfy the hunger of the lions2140
when they crouch in their dens22 or lie in wait in a thicket?2341
Who provides food24 for the raven25 when its young cry out to God and wander about for lack of food?26