Job 38:4-14 NIV

4 "Where were you when I laid the earth's foundation?1 Tell me, if you understand.2

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      5 Who marked off its dimensions?3 Surely you know! Who stretched a measuring line4 across it?

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      6 On what were its footings set,5 or who laid its cornerstone6--

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      7 while the morning stars7 sang together8 and all the angelsa9 shouted for joy?10

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        • a 38:7 - Hebrew "the sons of God"
          8 "Who shut up the sea behind doors11 when it burst forth from the womb,12

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          9 when I made the clouds its garment and wrapped it in thick darkness,13

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          10 when I fixed limits for it14 and set its doors and bars in place,15

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          11 when I said, 'This far you may come and no farther;16 here is where your proud waves halt'?17

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          12 "Have you ever given orders to the morning,18 or shown the dawn its place,19

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          13 that it might take the earth by the edges and shake the wicked20 out of it?21

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          14 The earth takes shape like clay under a seal;22 its features stand out like those of a garment.

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