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Job 38 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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The LORD Speaks

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:1 -

Then the LORD answered Job from the whirlwind. He said:

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:2 -

Who is this who obscures my counsel

with ignorant words?

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Get ready to answer me like a man;

when I question you, you will inform me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:4 -

Where were you when I established the earth?

Tell me, if you have[fn] understanding.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:5 -

Who fixed its dimensions? Certainly you know!

Who stretched a measuring line across it?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:6 -

What supports its foundations?

Or who laid its cornerstone

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while the morning stars sang together

and all the sons of God shouted for joy?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:8 -

Who enclosed the sea behind doors

when it burst from the womb,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:9 -

when I made the clouds its garment

and total darkness its blanket,[fn]

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when I determined its boundaries[fn]

and put its bars and doors in place,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:11 -

when I declared: “You may come this far, but no farther;

your proud waves stop here”?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:12 -

Have you ever in your life commanded the morning

or assigned the dawn its place,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:13 -

so it may seize the edges of the earth

and shake the wicked out of it?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:14 -

The earth is changed as clay is by a seal;

its hills stand out like the folds of a garment.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:15 -

Light[fn] is withheld from the wicked,

and the arm raised in violence is broken.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:16 -

Have you traveled to the sources of the sea

or walked in the depths of the oceans?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:17 -

Have the gates of death been revealed to you?

Have you seen the gates of deep darkness?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:18 -

Have you comprehended the extent of the earth?

Tell me, if you know all this.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:19 -

Where is the road to the home of light?

Do you know where darkness lives,

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so you can lead it back to its border?

Are you familiar with the paths to its home?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:21 -

Don’t you know? You were already born;

you have lived so long![fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:22 -

Have you entered the place where the snow is stored?

Or have you seen the storehouses of hail,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:23 -

which I hold in reserve for times of trouble,

for the day of warfare and battle?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:24 -

What road leads to the place where light is dispersed?[fn]

Where is the source of the east wind that spreads across the earth?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:25 -

Who cuts a channel for the flooding rain

or clears the way for lightning,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:26 -

to bring rain on an uninhabited land,

on a desert with no human life,[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:27 -

to satisfy the parched wasteland

and cause the grass to sprout?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:28 -

Does the rain have a father?

Who fathered the drops of dew?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:29 -

Whose womb did the ice come from?

Who gave birth to the frost of heaven

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:30 -

when water becomes as hard as stone,[fn]

and the surface of the watery depths is frozen?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:31 -

Can you fasten the chains of the Pleiades

or loosen the belt of Orion?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:32 -

Can you bring out the constellations[fn] in their season

and lead the Bear[fn] and her cubs?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:33 -

Do you know the laws of heaven?

Can you impose its[fn] authority on earth?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:34 -

Can you command[fn] the clouds

so that a flood of water covers you?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:35 -

Can you send out lightning bolts, and they go?

Do they report to you: “Here we are”?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:36 -

Who put wisdom in the heart[fn]

or gave the mind understanding?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:37 -

Who has the wisdom to number the clouds?

Or who can tilt the water jars of heaven

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:38 -

when the dust hardens like cast metal

and the clods of dirt stick together?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:39 -

Can you hunt prey for a lioness

or satisfy the appetite of young lions

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:40 -

when they crouch in their dens

and lie in wait within their lairs?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:41 -

Who provides the raven’s food

when its young cry out to God

and wander about for lack of food?

CSB Footnotes
Lit know
Lit swaddling clothes
Lit I broke my statute on it
Lit Their light
Lit born; the number of your days is great
Or where lightning is distributed
Lit no man in it
Lit water hides itself as the stone
Or Mazzaroth ; Hb obscure
Or lead Aldebaran
Or God’s
Lit lift up your voice to
Or the inner self ; Ps 51:6
CSB

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