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Job 38

NIV 1 Then the LORD answered Job out of the storm. He said: NIV 1 Then the LORD answered Job out of the storm. He said: NIV 2 "Who is this that darkens my counsel with words without knowledge? NIV 2 "Who is this that darkens my counsel with words without knowledge? NIV 3 Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me. NIV 3 Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me. NIV 4 "Where were you when I laid the earth's foundation? Tell me, if you understand. NIV 4 "Where were you when I laid the earth's foundation? Tell me, if you understand. NIV 5 Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know! Who stretched a measuring line across it? NIV 5 Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know! Who stretched a measuring line across it? NIV 6 On what were its footings set, or who laid its cornerstone-- NIV 6 On what were its footings set, or who laid its cornerstone-- NIV 7 while the morning stars sang together and all the angels shouted for joy? NIV 7 while the morning stars sang together and all the angels shouted for joy? NIV 8 "Who shut up the sea behind doors when it burst forth from the womb, NIV 8 "Who shut up the sea behind doors when it burst forth from the womb, NIV 9 when I made the clouds its garment and wrapped it in thick darkness, NIV 9 when I made the clouds its garment and wrapped it in thick darkness, NIV 10 when I fixed limits for it and set its doors and bars in place, NIV 10 when I fixed limits for it and set its doors and bars in place, NIV 11 when I said, 'This far you may come and no farther; here is where your proud waves halt'? NIV 11 when I said, 'This far you may come and no farther; here is where your proud waves halt'? NIV 12 "Have you ever given orders to the morning, or shown the dawn its place, NIV 12 "Have you ever given orders to the morning, or shown the dawn its place, NIV 13 that it might take the earth by the edges and shake the wicked out of it? NIV 13 that it might take the earth by the edges and shake the wicked out of it? NIV 14 The earth takes shape like clay under a seal; its features stand out like those of a garment. NIV 14 The earth takes shape like clay under a seal; its features stand out like those of a garment. NIV 15 The wicked are denied their light, and their upraised arm is broken. NIV 15 The wicked are denied their light, and their upraised arm is broken. NIV 16 "Have you journeyed to the springs of the sea or walked in the recesses of the deep? NIV 16 "Have you journeyed to the springs of the sea or walked in the recesses of the deep? NIV 17 Have the gates of death been shown to you? Have you seen the gates of the shadow of death ? NIV 17 Have the gates of death been shown to you? Have you seen the gates of the shadow of death ? NIV 18 Have you comprehended the vast expanses of the earth? Tell me, if you know all this. NIV 18 Have you comprehended the vast expanses of the earth? Tell me, if you know all this. NIV 19 "What is the way to the abode of light? And where does darkness reside? NIV 19 "What is the way to the abode of light? And where does darkness reside? NIV 20 Can you take them to their places? Do you know the paths to their dwellings? NIV 20 Can you take them to their places? Do you know the paths to their dwellings? NIV 21 Surely you know, for you were already born! You have lived so many years! NIV 21 Surely you know, for you were already born! You have lived so many years! NIV 22 "Have you entered the storehouses of the snow or seen the storehouses of the hail, NIV 22 "Have you entered the storehouses of the snow or seen the storehouses of the hail, NIV 23 which I reserve for times of trouble, for days of war and battle? NIV 23 which I reserve for times of trouble, for days of war and battle? NIV 24 What is the way to the place where the lightning is dispersed, or the place where the east winds are scattered over the earth? NIV 24 What is the way to the place where the lightning is dispersed, or the place where the east winds are scattered over the earth? NIV 25 Who cuts a channel for the torrents of rain, and a path for the thunderstorm, NIV 25 Who cuts a channel for the torrents of rain, and a path for the thunderstorm, NIV 26 to water a land where no man lives, a desert with no one in it, NIV 26 to water a land where no man lives, a desert with no one in it, NIV 27 to satisfy a desolate wasteland and make it sprout with grass? NIV 27 to satisfy a desolate wasteland and make it sprout with grass? NIV 28 Does the rain have a father? Who fathers the drops of dew? NIV 28 Does the rain have a father? Who fathers the drops of dew? NIV 29 From whose womb comes the ice? Who gives birth to the frost from the heavens NIV 29 From whose womb comes the ice? Who gives birth to the frost from the heavens NIV 30 when the waters become hard as stone, when the surface of the deep is frozen? NIV 30 when the waters become hard as stone, when the surface of the deep is frozen? NIV 31 "Can you bind the beautiful Pleiades? Can you loose the cords of Orion? NIV 31 "Can you bind the beautiful Pleiades? Can you loose the cords of Orion? NIV 32 Can you bring forth the constellations in their seasons or lead out the Bear with its cubs? NIV 32 Can you bring forth the constellations in their seasons or lead out the Bear with its cubs? NIV 33 Do you know the laws of the heavens? Can you set up [God's] dominion over the earth? NIV 33 Do you know the laws of the heavens? Can you set up [God's] dominion over the earth? NIV 34 "Can you raise your voice to the clouds and cover yourself with a flood of water? NIV 34 "Can you raise your voice to the clouds and cover yourself with a flood of water? NIV 35 Do you send the lightning bolts on their way? Do they report to you, 'Here we are'? NIV 35 Do you send the lightning bolts on their way? Do they report to you, 'Here we are'? NIV 36 Who endowed the heart with wisdom or gave understanding to the mind ? NIV 36 Who endowed the heart with wisdom or gave understanding to the mind ? NIV 37 Who has the wisdom to count the clouds? Who can tip over the water jars of the heavens NIV 37 Who has the wisdom to count the clouds? Who can tip over the water jars of the heavens NIV 38 when the dust becomes hard and the clods of earth stick together? NIV 38 when the dust becomes hard and the clods of earth stick together? NIV 39 "Do you hunt the prey for the lioness and satisfy the hunger of the lions NIV 39 "Do you hunt the prey for the lioness and satisfy the hunger of the lions NIV 40 when they crouch in their dens or lie in wait in a thicket? NIV 40 when they crouch in their dens or lie in wait in a thicket? NIV 41 Who provides food for the raven when its young cry out to God and wander about for lack of food? NIV 41 Who provides food for the raven when its young cry out to God and wander about for lack of food?