26 But Job answered and said:
How have you saved the arm that has no strength?
And how have you declared sound advice to many?
And whose spirit came from you?
Those under the waters and those inhabiting them.
6 aSheol is naked before Him,
And Destruction has no covering.
7 bHe stretches out the north over empty space;
He hangs the earth on nothing.
8 cHe binds up the water in His thick clouds,
Yet the clouds 1are not broken under it.
And spreads His cloud over it.
10 dHe drew a circular horizon on the face of the waters,
At the boundary of light and darkness.
And are 2astonished at His rebuke.
12 eHe stirs up the sea with His power,
And by His understanding He breaks up 3the storm.
13 fBy His Spirit He adorned the heavens;
His hand pierced gthe fleeing serpent.
And how small a whisper we hear of Him!
But the thunder of His power who can understand?”
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