God made the earth by his might, shaped the world by his wisdom, and crafted the skies by his knowledge.
At the sound of God's voice, the heavenly waters roar. God raises the clouds from the ends of the earth. He makes lightning for the rain and sends the wind from his treasuries.
Everyone is too foolish to understand; every smith is shamed by his idols, for their images are shams; they aren't alive.
They are a delusion, a charade; at the appointed time they will be ruined!
But the portion of Jacob is utterly different, for he has formed all things, including his very own tribe; the LORD of heavenly forces is his name!