Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.
And God said, Let there be lights in the arch of heaven, for a division between the day and the night, and let them be for signs, and for marking the changes of the year, and for days and for years:
In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, all the fountains of the great deep came bursting through, and the windows of heaven were open;
By his hand the north is stretched out in space, and the earth is hanging on nothing.
The thick cloud is weighted with thunder-flame, and the cloud sends out its light;
Have you come into the secret place of snow, or have you seen the store-houses of the ice-drops,
The heavens are sounding the glory of God; the arch of the sky makes clear the work of his hands.
By the word of the Lord were the heavens made; and all the army of heaven by the breath of his mouth.
You are clothed with light as with a robe; stretching out the heavens like a curtain:
To him who by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy is unchanging for ever.
Give praise to him, you highest heavens, and you waters which are over the heavens.
Let the Lord be praised. Give praise to God in his holy place: give him praise in the heaven of his power.
If the clouds are full of rain, they send it down on the earth; and if a tree comes down to the south, or the north, in whatever place it comes down, there it will be.
But the Lord is the true God; he is the living God and an eternal king: when he is angry, the earth is shaking with fear, and the nations give way before his wrath.
He has made the earth by his power, he has made the world strong in its place by his wisdom, and by his wise design the heavens have been stretched out:
The word of the Lord about Israel. The Lord by whom the heavens are stretched out and the bases of the earth put in place, and the spirit of man formed inside him, has said: