By the breath of God ice is given, and the breadth of the waters is frozen over.
He gives [to the earth] snow like [a blanket of] wool; He scatters the hoarfrost like ashes.
And when the dew had gone, behold, upon the face of the wilderness there lay a fine, round and flakelike thing, as fine as hoarfrost on the ground.
Out of whose womb came the ice? And the hoary frost of heaven, who has given it birth?
And it shall come to pass in that day that there shall not be light; the glorious and bright ones [the heavenly bodies] shall be darkened.
Therefore thus says the Lord concerning Jehoiakim king of Judah: He shall have no [heir] to sit upon the throne of David, and his dead body shall be cast out to the heat by day and to the frost by night.
He destroyed their vines with hail and their sycamore trees with frost and [great chunks of] ice.
Out of its chamber comes the whirlwind, and cold from the scattering winds.
He gives [to the earth] snow like [a blanket of] wool; He scatters the hoarfrost like ashes. He casts forth His ice like crumbs; who can stand before His cold? He sends out His word, and melts [ice and snow]; He causes His wind to blow, and the waters flow.