Thematic Bible

Job 38:1 (show verse)

The LORD responded to Job from the whirlwind and said:

Job 38:2 (show verse)

"Who is this who keeps darkening my counsel without knowing what he's talking about?

Job 38:3 (show verse)

Stand up like a man! I'll ask you some questions, and you give me some answers!"
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Job 38:4 (show verse)

"Where were you when I laid the foundation of my earth? Tell me, since you're so informed!

Job 38:5 (show verse)

Who set its measurement? Am I to assume you know? Who stretched a boundary line over it?
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Job 38:6 (show verse)

On what were its bases set? Who laid its corner stone
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Job 38:7 (show verse)

while the morning stars sang together and all the divine beings shouted joyfully?

Job 38:8 (show verse)

"Who enclosed the sea with limits when it gushed out of the womb,

Job 38:9 (show verse)

when I made clouds to be its clothes and thick darkness its swaddling blanket,

Job 38:10 (show verse)

when I proscribed a boundary for it, set in place bars and doors for it;

Job 38:11 (show verse)

and said, "You may come only this far and no more. Your majestic waves will stop here.'?

Job 38:12 (show verse)

"Have you ever commanded the morning at any time during your life? Do you know where the dawn lives,

Job 38:13 (show verse)

where it seizes the edge of the earth and shakes the wicked out of it?

Job 38:14 (show verse)

Like clay is molded by a signet ring, the earth's hills and valleys then stand out like the colors of a garment.

Job 38:15 (show verse)

Then from the wicked their light is withheld and their upraised arm is broken.
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Job 38:16 (show verse)

"Have you been to the source of the sea and walked about in the recesses of the deepest ocean?

Job 38:17 (show verse)

Have the gates of death been revealed to you? Have you seen the gates of the deepest darkness?

Job 38:18 (show verse)

Do you understand the breadth of the earth? Tell me, since you know it all!

Job 38:19 (show verse)

"Where is the road to where the light lives? Or where does the darkness live?

Job 38:20 (show verse)

Can you take it to its homeland, since you know the path to his house?

Job 38:21 (show verse)

You should know! After all, you had been born back then, so the number of your days is great!
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Job 38:22 (show verse)

"Have you entered the storehouses of the snow or seen where the hail is stored,

Job 38:23 (show verse)

which I've reserved for the tribulation to come, for the day of battle and war?
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Job 38:24 (show verse)

Where is the lightning diffused or the east wind scattered around the earth?

Job 38:25 (show verse)

"Who cuts canals for storm floods, and paths for the lightning and thunder,
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Job 38:26 (show verse)

to bring rain upon a land without inhabitants, a desert in which no human beings live,

Job 38:27 (show verse)

to satisfy a desolate and devastated desert, causing it to sprout vegetation?

Job 38:28 (show verse)

"Does the rain have a father? Who fathered the dew?
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Job 38:29 (show verse)

Whose womb brings forth the ice? Who gives birth to frost out of an empty sky,

Job 38:30 (show verse)

when water solidifies like stone and the surface of the deepest sea freezes?
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Job 38:31 (show verse)

"Can you bind the chains of Pleiades or loosen the cords of Orion?

Job 38:32 (show verse)

Can you bring out constellations in their season? Can you guide the Bear with her cubs?

Job 38:33 (show verse)

Do you know the laws of the heavens? Can you regulate their authority over the earth?
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Job 38:34 (show verse)

"Can you call out to the clouds, so that abundant water drenches you?

Job 38:35 (show verse)

Can you command the lightning, so that it goes forth and calls to you, "Look at us!'

Job 38:36 (show verse)

"Who sets wisdom within you, or imbues your mind with understanding?
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Job 38:37 (show verse)

Who has the wisdom to be able to count the clouds, or to empty the water jars of heaven,

Job 38:38 (show verse)

when dust dries into a mass and then breaks apart into clods?
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Job 38:39 (show verse)

"Can you hunt prey for the lioness to satisfy young lions

Job 38:40 (show verse)

when they crouch in their dens and lie in ambush in their lairs?

Job 38:41 (show verse)

Who prepares food for the raven, when its offspring cry out to God as they wander for lack of food?"