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Proverbs 8:22-31 CEBA/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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22 The LORD created me at the beginning of his way, before his deeds long in the past. 22 "The LORD brought me forth as the first of his works, before his deeds of old;
23 I was formed in ancient times, at the beginning, before the earth was. 23 I was appointed from eternity, from the beginning, before the world began.
24 When there were no watery depths, I was brought forth, when there were no springs flowing with water. 24 When there were no oceans, I was given birth, when there were no springs abounding with water;
25 Before the mountains were settled, before the hills, I was brought forth; 25 before the mountains were settled in place, before the hills, I was given birth,
26 before God made the earth and the fields or the first of the dry land. 26 before he made the earth or its fields or any of the dust of the world.
27 I was there when he established the heavens, when he marked out the horizon on the deep sea, 27 I was there when he set the heavens in place, when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep,
28 when he thickened the clouds above, when he secured the fountains of the deep, 28 when he established the clouds above and fixed securely the fountains of the deep,
29 when he set a limit for the sea, so the water couldn't go beyond his command, when he marked out the earth's foundations. 29 when he gave the sea its boundary so the waters would not overstep his command, and when he marked out the foundations of the earth.
30 I was beside him as a master of crafts. I was having fun, smiling before him all the time, 30 Then I was the craftsman at his side. I was filled with delight day after day, rejoicing always in his presence,
31 frolicking with his inhabited earth and delighting in the human race. 31 rejoicing in his whole world and delighting in mankind.