Job 26 NAS

Job Rebukes Bildad

1 Then Job responded *,

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    • a 26:1 - Lit "responded and said"
      2 "What a help you are to 1the weak! How you have saved the arm 2without strength!

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        • b 26:2 - Lit "no power"
          3 "What counsel you have given to one without wisdom! What helpful insight you have abundantly provided!

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            • c 26:3 - Lit "made known"
              4 "To whom have you uttered words? And whose spirit was expressed through you?

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                • d 26:4 - Lit "breath has gone forth"

                  The Greatness of God

                  5 "The 3departed spirits tremble Under the waters and their inhabitants.

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                    • e 26:5 - Or "shades;" Heb "Rephaim"
                      6 "Naked is 4Sheol before Him, And 5Abaddon has no covering.

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                        • f 26:6 - I.e. the nether world
                        • g 26:6 - I.e. place of destruction
                          7 "He 6stretches out the north over empty space And hangs the earth on nothing.

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                          8 "He 7wraps up the waters in His clouds, And the cloud does not burst under them.

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                          9 "He 8obscures the face of the full moon And spreads His cloud over it.

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                            • h 26:9 - Lit "covers"
                            • i 26:9 - Or "throne"
                              10 "He has inscribed a 9circle on the surface of the waters At the 10boundary of light and darkness.

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                              11 "The pillars of heaven tremble And are amazed at His rebuke.
                              12 "He 11quieted the sea with His power, And by His 12understanding He shattered 13Rahab.

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                              13 "By His breath the 14heavens are cleared; His hand has pierced 15the fleeing serpent.

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                                • j 26:13 - Lit "made beautiful"
                                  14 "Behold, these are the fringes of His ways; And how faint 16a word we hear of Him! But His mighty 17thunder, who can understand?"

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