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Job 38 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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God Speaks Now to Job

(Gen 1:1–10 )
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:1 - Then the LORD answered Iyov out of the whirlwind,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:2 - "Who is this who darkens counsel By words without knowledge?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:3 - Brace yourself like a man, For I will question you, then you answer me!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:4 - "Where were you when I laid the foundations of the eretz? Declare, if you have understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:5 - Who determined the measures of it, if you know? Or who stretched the line on it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:6 - Whereupon were the foundations of it fastened? Or who laid its cornerstone,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:7 - When the morning stars sang together, And all the sons of God shouted for joy?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:8 - "Or who shut up the sea with doors, When it broke forth from the womb,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:9 - When I made clouds the garment of it, Thick darkness a swaddling-band for it,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:10 - Marked out for it my bound, Set bars and doors,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:11 - And said, 'Here you may come, but no further; Here shall your proud waves be stayed?'

God's Mighty Power

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:12 - "Have you commanded the morning in your days, And caused the dawn to know its place;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:13 - That it might take hold of the ends of the eretz, And shake the wicked out of it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:14 - It is changed as clay under the seal, And stands forth as a garment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:15 - From the wicked, their light is withheld, The high arm is broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:16 - "Have you entered into the springs of the sea? Or have you walked in the recesses of the deep?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:17 - Have the gates of death been revealed to you? Or have you seen the gates of the shadow of death?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:18 - Have you comprehended the eretz in its breadth? Declare, if you know it all.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:19 - "What is the way to the dwelling of light? As for darkness, where is the place of it,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:20 - That you should take it to the bound of it, That you should discern the paths to the house of it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:21 - Surely you know, for you were born then, And the number of your days is great!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:22 - Have you entered the treasuries of the snow, Or have you seen the treasures of the hail,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:23 - Which I have reserved against the time of trouble, Against the day of battle and war?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:24 - By what way is the lightning distributed, Or the east wind scattered on the eretz?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:25 - Who has cut a channel for the flood water, Or the path for the thunderstorm;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:26 - To cause it to rain on a land where no man is; On the wilderness, in which there is no man;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:27 - To satisfy the waste and desolate ground, To cause the tender grass to spring forth?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:28 - Does the rain have a father? Or who fathers the drops of dew?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:29 - Out of whose womb came the ice? The gray frost of the sky, who has given birth to it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:30 - The waters become hard like stone, When the surface of the deep is frozen.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:31 - "Can you bind the cluster of the Kima, Or loosen the cords of Kesil?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:32 - Can you lead forth the Mazzarot in their season? Or can you guide Ayish with her cubs?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:33 - Do you know the laws of the heavens? Can you establish the dominion of it over the eretz?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:34 - "Can you lift up your voice to the clouds, That abundance of waters may cover you?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:35 - Can you send forth lightnings, that they may go? Do they report to you, 'Here we are?'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:36 - Who has put wisdom in the inward parts? Or who has given understanding to the mind?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:37 - Who can number the clouds by wisdom? Or who can pour out the bottles of the sky,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:38 - When the dust runs into a mass, And the clods of eretz stick together?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:39 - "Can you hunt the prey for the lioness, Or satisfy the appetite of the young lions,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:40 - When they crouch in their dens, And lie in wait in the thicket?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:41 - Who provides for the raven his prey, When his young ones cry to God, And wander for lack of food?

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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