Job 26

CHAPTER 26

By Order All Things Are Made

1And undertaking, Job says, 2To 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? 3By 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? 4To whom did you announce words? [3breath 1and 2whose] is it that comes forth from you? 5Shall giants act as midwife from beneath the water, and for his neighbors? 6[2is naked 1Hades] before him, and there is no wrap-around garment for destruction. 7He stretches out the north wind upon nothing, and hangs the earth upon nothing; 8binding water in his clouds, and [2is not 3torn 1the cloud] underneath it; 9 holding back the front of his throne, spreading [2over 3it 1his cloud]. 10By order he made the curvature upon the face of the water till the completion of light with darkness. 11The columns of heaven are spread out, and are startled at his reproach. 12By strength he rested the sea, and by higher knowledge he spread forth for the whale. 13And the bolts of heaven are in awe of him; [3order 1and 2by his] he put to death the dragon defector. 14Behold, 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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