1 And Job answered and said,
2 How hast thou helped the powerless; how saved the arm that is without strength!
3 How hast thou counselled him that hath no wisdom, and abundantly declared the thing as it is!

References for Job 26:3

    • a 26:3 - Or 'sound wisdom.'
      4 For whom hast thou uttered words? and whose spirit came from thee?
      5 The shades tremble beneath the waters and the inhabitants thereof;
      6 Sheol is naked before him, and destruction hath no covering.

      References for Job 26:6

        • b 26:6 - Abaddon: so chs. 28.22; 31.12.
          7 He stretcheth out the north over empty space, he hangeth the earth upon nothing;
          8 He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not rent under them.
          9 He covereth the face of his throne, he spreadeth his cloud upon it.
          10 He hath traced a fixed circle over the waters, unto the confines of light and darkness.

          References for Job 26:10

            • c 26:10 - Or 'ordained a circle.'
              11 The pillars of the heavens tremble and are astonished at his rebuke.
              12 He stirreth up the sea by his power, and by his understanding he smiteth through Rahab.

              References for Job 26:12

                • d 26:12 - Some read 'stilleth.'
                • e 26:12 - Egypt: see ch. 9.13; Isa. 30.7; 51.9.
                  13 By his Spirit the heavens are adorned; his hand hath formed the fleeing serpent.

                  References for Job 26:13

                    • f 26:13 - Or 'pierced.'
                      14 Lo, these are the borders of his ways; but what a whisper of a word do we hear of him! And the thunder of his power, who can understand?