Job 26

CHAPTER 26

By Order All Things Are Made

And undertaking, Job says, To whom do you lie near to, or to whom are you about to help? Is it not the one who has much strength, and whose arm is fortified? By whom have you been advised, is it not to the one who has all wisdom? or to whom will you follow after, is it not the one who has greatest power? To whom did you announce words? [3breath 1and 2whose] is it that comes forth from you? Shall giants act as midwife from beneath the water, and for his neighbors? [2is naked 1Hades] before him, and there is no wrap-around garment for destruction. He stretches out the north wind upon nothing, and hangs the earth upon nothing; binding water in his clouds, and [2is not 3torn 1the cloud] underneath it; holding back the front of his throne, spreading [2over 3it 1his cloud]. 10 By order he made the curvature upon the face of the water till the completion of light with darkness. 11 The columns of heaven are spread out, and are startled at his reproach. 12 By strength he rested the sea, and by higher knowledge he spread forth for the whale. 13 And the bolts of heaven are in awe of him; [3order 1and 2by his] he put to death the dragon defector. 14 Behold, these are the parts of his way; and at the exhalation of his word we hearken to him; [6the strength 1and 7of his thunder 2who 3knows 4when 5he will execute]?
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