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Job 26 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:1 - Then Job replied:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:2 - “How you have helped the powerless! How you have saved the arm that is feeble!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:3 - What advice you have offered to one without wisdom! And what great insight you have displayed!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:4 - Who has helped you utter these words? And whose spirit spoke from your mouth?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:5 - “The dead are in deep anguish, those beneath the waters and all that live in them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:6 - The realm of the dead is naked before God; Destruction[fn] lies uncovered.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:7 - He spreads out the northern skies over empty space; he suspends the earth over nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:8 - He wraps up the waters in his clouds, yet the clouds do not burst under their weight.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:9 - He covers the face of the full moon, spreading his clouds over it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:10 - He marks out the horizon on the face of the waters for a boundary between light and darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:11 - The pillars of the heavens quake, aghast at his rebuke.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:12 - By his power he churned up the sea; by his wisdom he cut Rahab to pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:13 - By his breath the skies became fair; his hand pierced the gliding serpent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:14 - And these are but the outer fringe of his works; how faint the whisper we hear of him! Who then can understand the thunder of his power?”
NIV Footnotes
Hebrew Abaddon

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