Elihu Says God Is Back of the Storm

1 "At this also my heart trembles, And leaps from its place.

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      2 "Listen closely to the 1thunder of His voice, And the rumbling that goes out from His mouth.

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      3 "Under the whole heaven He lets it loose, And His lightning to the 2ends of the earth.

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      4 "After it, a voice roars; He thunders with His majestic voice, And He does not restrain the lightnings when His voice is heard.

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        • b 37:4 - Lit "them"
          5 "God 3thunders with His voice wondrously, Doing 4great things which we cannot comprehend.

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          6 "For to 5the snow He says, 'Fall on the earth,' And to the 6downpour * and the rain *, 'Be strong.'

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            • c 37:6 - Lit "shower of rain and shower of rains"
              7 "He 7seals the hand of every man, That 8all men may know His work.

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              8 "Then the beast goes into its 9lair And remains in its den.

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              9 "Out of the 10south comes the storm, And out of the north the cold.

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                • e 37:9 - Lit "chamber"
                • f 37:9 - Lit "scattering winds"
                  10 "From the breath of God 11ice is made, And the expanse of the waters is frozen.

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                  11 "Also with moisture He 12loads the thick cloud; He 13disperses 14the cloud of His lightning.

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                  12 "It changes direction, turning around by His guidance, That it may do whatever * He 15commands it On the 16face of the inhabited earth.

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                      13 "Whether for 17correction, or for 18His world, Or for 19lovingkindness, He causes it to happen.

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                        • j 37:13 - Lit "the rod"
                        • k 37:13 - Lit "be found"
                          14 "Listen to this, O Job, Stand and consider the wonders of God.
                          15 "Do you know how God establishes them, And makes the lightning of His cloud to shine?

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                              16 "Do you know about the layers of the thick clouds, The 20wonders of one 21perfect in knowledge,

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                              17 You whose garments are hot, When the land is still because of the south wind?
                              18 "Can you, with Him, 22spread out the skies, Strong as a molten mirror?

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                              19 "Teach us what we shall say to Him; We 23cannot arrange our case because * of darkness.

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                              20 "Shall it be told Him that I would speak? Or should a man say that he would be swallowed up?

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                                • m 37:20 - Or "If a man speak, surely he shall be swallowed up"
                                  21 "Now men do not see the light which is bright in the skies; But the wind has passed and cleared them.

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                                      22 "Out of the north comes golden splendor; Around God is awesome majesty.
                                      23 "The Almighty -24we cannot find Him; He is 25exalted in power And 26He will not do violence 27to justice and abundant righteousness.

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                                      24 "Therefore men 28fear Him; He does not 29regard any who are wise of heart."

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