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Job 26 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Job Rebukes Bildad

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:1 - Then Job responded,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:2 - “What a help you are to [fn]the weak!
You have saved the arm without strength!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:3 - “What advice you have given to one without wisdom!
What helpful insight you have abundantly [fn]provided!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:4 - “To whom have you uttered words?
And whose [fn]spirit was expressed through you?

The Greatness of God

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:5 - “The [fn]departed spirits are made to tremble
Under the waters and their inhabitants.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:6 - [fn]Sheol is naked before Him,
And [fn]Abaddon has no covering.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:7 - “He stretches out the north over empty space
And hangs the earth on nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:8 - “He wraps up the waters in His clouds,
And the cloud does not burst under them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:9 - “He [fn]obscures the face of the [fn]full moon
And spreads His cloud over it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:10 - “He has inscribed a circle on the surface of the waters
At the boundary of light and darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:11 - “The pillars of heaven tremble
And are amazed at His rebuke.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:12 - “With His power He quieted the sea,
And by His understanding He shattered [fn]Rahab.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:13 - “By His breath the heavens are [fn]cleared;
His hand has pierced the fleeing serpent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:14 - “Behold, these are the fringes of His ways;
And how faint a word we hear of Him!
But His mighty thunder, who can understand?”
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit no strength
Lit made known
Lit breath has gone forth
Or shades; Heb Rephaim
I.e., the netherworld
I.e., the place of destruction
Lit covers
Or throne
I.e., a sea monster, not to be confused with Rahab in Joshua 2
Lit beauty

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