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Job 26 NIV


1 Then Job replied:

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      2 “How you have helped the powerless! How you have saved the arm that is feeble!

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      3 What advice you have offered to one without wisdom! And what great insight you have displayed!

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      4 Who has helped you utter these words? And whose spirit spoke from your mouth?

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      5 “The dead are in deep anguish, those beneath the waters and all that live in them.

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      6 The realm of the dead is naked before God; Destructiona lies uncovered.

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      7 He spreads out the northern skies over empty space; he suspends the earth over nothing.

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      8 He wraps up the waters in his clouds, yet the clouds do not burst under their weight.

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      9 He covers the face of the full moon, spreading his clouds over it.

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      10 He marks out the horizon on the face of the waters for a boundary between light and darkness.

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      11 The pillars of the heavens quake, aghast at his rebuke.

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      12 By his power he churned up the sea; by his wisdom he cut Rahab to pieces.

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      13 By his breath the skies became fair; his hand pierced the gliding serpent.

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      14 And these are but the outer fringe of his works; how faint the whisper we hear of him! Who then can understand the thunder of his power?”

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      Study tools for Job 26

      • a 26:6 - Hebrew "Abaddon"