Job 38:1-11 NAS

God Speaks Now to Job

1 Then the LORD 1answered Job out of the whirlwind and said,

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2 "Who is this that 2darkens counsel By words without knowledge?

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3 "Now 3gird up your loins like a man, And 4I will ask you, and you instruct Me!

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4 "Where were you 5when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you ahave understanding,

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    • ȗ 38:4 - Lit "know understanding"
      5 Who set its 6measurements? Since you know. Or who stretched the line on it?

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      6 "On what 7were its bases sunk? Or who laid its cornerstone *,

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      7 When the morning stars sang together And all the 8sons of God shouted for joy?

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      8 "Or who 9enclosed the sea with doors When, bursting forth, it went out from the womb;

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      9 When I made a cloud its garment And thick darkness its swaddling band,
      10 And I b10placed boundaries on it And set a bolt and doors,

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        • Ș 38:10 - Lit "broke My decree on it"
          11 And I said, 'Thus far you shall come, but no farther; And here shall your proud waves stop '?