Proverbs 8:23-30 NIV

23 I was formed long ages ago, at the very beginning, when the world came to be.
24 When there were no watery depths, I was given birth, when there were no springs overflowing with water;

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25 before the mountains were settled in place, before the hills, I was given birth,

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26 before he made the world or its fields or any of the dust of the earth.

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27 I was there when he set the heavens in place, when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep,

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28 when he established the clouds above and fixed securely the fountains of the deep,

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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.

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30 Then I was constantlya at his side. I was filled with delight day after day, rejoicing always in his presence,

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    • s 8:30 - Or "was the artisan" ; or "was a little child"