Then the LORD1answeredJob out of the whirlwind and said,
2"Who is this that 2darkenscounsel By wordswithoutknowledge?
3"Now3gird up your loins like a man, And 4I will ask you, and you instruct Me!
4"Where were you 5when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you ahaveunderstanding,
5Whoset its 6measurements? Since you know. Orwhostretched the line on it?
"On what7were its basessunk? Orwholaid its cornerstone ,
When the morningstarssangtogether And all the 8sons of Godshouted for joy?
"Or who 9enclosed the sea with doors When, burstingforth, it went out from the womb;
When I made a cloud its garment And thickdarkness its swaddlingband,
And I b10placedboundaries on it And set a bolt and doors,
And I said, 'Thusfar you shall come, but nofarther; And here shall your proudwavesstop '?