Job 38:2-12 NIV

2 “Who is this that obscures my plans with words without knowledge?

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3 Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.

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4 “Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation? Tell me, if you understand.

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      5 Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know! Who stretched a measuring line across it?

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      6 On what were its footings set, or who laid its cornerstone—

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      7 while the morning stars sang together and all the angelsa shouted for joy?

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        • ¥ 38:7 - Hebrew "the sons of God"
          8 “Who shut up the sea behind doors when it burst forth from the womb,

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          9 when I made the clouds its garment and wrapped it in thick darkness,

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          10 when I fixed limits for it and set its doors and bars in place,

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          11 when I said, ‘This far you may come and no farther; here is where your proud waves halt’?

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          12 “Have you ever given orders to the morning, or shown the dawn its place,

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