Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


To him that stretched out the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Bible References

General references

Psalm 24:2
for He laid its foundation on the seas
and established it on the rivers.
Psalm 104:2
He wraps Himself in light as if it were a robe,
spreading out the sky like a canopy,
Genesis 1:9
Then God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered into one place, and let the dry land appear.” And it was so.
Job 26:7
He stretches the northern skies over empty space;
He hangs the earth on nothing.
Job 37:18
can you help God spread out the skies
as hard as a cast metal mirror?
Isaiah 40:22
God is enthroned above the circle of the earth;
its inhabitants are like grasshoppers.
He stretches out the heavens like thin cloth
and spreads them out like a tent to live in.
Isaiah 44:24
This is what the Lord, your Redeemer who formed you from the womb, says:

I am Yahweh, who made everything;
who stretched out the heavens by Myself;
who alone spread out the earth;
Jeremiah 10:12
He made the earth by His power,
established the world by His wisdom,
and spread out the heavens by His understanding.
Zechariah 12:1
An Oracle

The word of the Lord concerning Israel.
A declaration of the Lord,
who stretched out the heavens,
laid the foundation of the earth,
and formed the spirit of man within him.
2 Peter 3:5
They willfully ignore this: Long ago the heavens and the earth were brought about from water and through water by the word of God.

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