Job 37:5-13 NIV

5 God's voice thunders1 in marvelous ways;2 he does great things beyond our understanding.3

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6 He says to the snow,4 'Fall on the earth,' and to the rain shower, 'Be a mighty downpour.'5

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7 So that all men he has made may know his work,6 he stops every man from his labor.a7

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    • a 37:7 - Or / "he fills all men with fear by his power"
      8 The animals take cover;8 they remain in their dens.9

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      9 The tempest comes out from its chamber,10 the cold from the driving winds.11

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      10 The breath of God produces ice, and the broad waters become frozen.12

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      11 He loads the clouds with moisture;13 he scatters his lightning14 through them.15

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      12 At his direction they swirl around over the face of the whole earth to do whatever he commands them.16

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      13 He brings the clouds to punish men,17 or to water his earthb and show his love.18

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        • b 37:13 - Or "to favor them"