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Job 37 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:1 - At this also my heart pounds and leaps from its place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:2 - Listen carefully to the thunder of his voice, to the rumbling that proceeds from his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:3 - Under the whole heaven he lets it go, even his lightning to the far corners of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:4 - After that a voice roars; he thunders with an exalted voice, and he does not hold back his lightning bolts when his voice is heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:5 - God thunders with his voice in marvelous ways; he does great things beyond our understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:6 - For to the snow he says, 'Fall to earth,' and to the torrential rains, 'Pour down.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:7 - He causes everyone to stop working, so that all people may know his work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:8 - The wild animals go to their lairs, and in their dens they remain.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:9 - A tempest blows out from its chamber, icy cold from the driving winds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:10 - The breath of God produces ice, and the breadth of the waters freeze solid.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:11 - He loads the clouds with moisture; he scatters his lightning through the clouds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:12 - The clouds go round in circles, wheeling about according to his plans, to carry out all that he commands them over the face of the whole inhabited world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:13 - Whether it is for punishment for his land, or whether it is for mercy, he causes it to find its mark.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:14 - "Pay attention to this, Job! Stand still and consider the wonders God works.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:15 - Do you know how God commands them, how he makes lightning flash in his storm cloud?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:16 - Do you know about the balancing of the clouds, that wondrous activity of him who is perfect in knowledge?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:17 - You, whose garments are hot when the earth is still because of the south wind,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:18 - will you, with him, spread out the clouds, solid as a mirror of molten metal?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:19 - Tell us what we should say to him. We cannot prepare a case because of the darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:20 - Should he be informed that I want to speak? If a man speaks, surely he would be swallowed up!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:21 - But now, the sun cannot be looked at - it is bright in the skies - after a wind passed and swept the clouds away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:22 - From the north he comes in golden splendor; around God is awesome majesty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:23 - As for the Almighty, we cannot attain to him! He is great in power, but justice and abundant righteousness he does not oppress.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:24 - Therefore people fear him, for he does not regard all the wise in heart."

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