16 “Have you journeyed to the springs of the sea or walked in the recesses of the deep?
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17 Have the gates of death been shown to you? Have you seen the gates of the deepest darkness?
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18 Have you comprehended the vast expanses of the earth? Tell me, if you know all this.
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19 “What is the way to the abode of light? And where does darkness reside?
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20 Can you take them to their places? Do you know the paths to their dwellings?
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21 Surely you know, for you were already born! You have lived so many years!
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22 “Have you entered the storehouses of the snow or seen the storehouses of the hail,
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23 which I reserve for times of trouble, for days of war and battle?
24 What is the way to the place where the lightning is dispersed, or the place where the east winds are scattered over the earth?
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25 Who cuts a channel for the torrents of rain, and a path for the thunderstorm,
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26 to water a land where no one lives, an uninhabited desert,
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27 to satisfy a desolate wasteland and make it sprout with grass?
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28 Does the rain have a father? Who fathers the drops of dew?
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29 From whose womb comes the ice? Who gives birth to the frost from the heavens
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30 when the waters become hard as stone, when the surface of the deep is frozen?
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31 “Can you bind the chainsa of the Pleiades? Can you loosen Orion’s belt?
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    • ¦ 38:31 - Septuagint; Hebrew "beauty"
      32 Can you bring forth the constellations in their seasonsbor lead out the Bearc with its cubs?
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        • § 38:32 - Or "the morning star in its season"
        • ¨ 38:32 - Or "out Leo"
          33 Do you know the laws of the heavens? Can you set up God’sd dominion over the earth?
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          34 “Can you raise your voice to the clouds and cover yourself with a flood of water?
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          35 Do you send the lightning bolts on their way? Do they report to you, ‘Here we are’?
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          36 Who gives the ibis wisdomeor gives the rooster understanding?f
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            • ª 38:36 - That is, wisdom about the flooding of the Nile
            • « 38:36 - That is, understanding of when to crow; the meaning of the Hebrew for this verse is uncertain.
              37 Who has the wisdom to count the clouds? Who can tip over the water jars of the heavens
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              38 when the dust becomes hard and the clods of earth stick together?
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              39 “Do you hunt the prey for the lioness and satisfy the hunger of the lions
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              40 when they crouch in their dens or lie in wait in a thicket?
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              41 Who provides food for the raven when its young cry out to God and wander about for lack of food?
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