In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the sources of the watery depths burst open, the floodgates of the sky were opened,
He spoke and raised a tempest
that stirred up the waves of the sea.
Daniel said, “In my vision at night I was watching, and suddenly the four winds of heaven stirred up the great sea.
Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoice;
let the sea and all that fills it resound.
Let the sea and all that fills it,
the world and those who live in it, resound.
though its waters roar and foam
and the mountains quake with its turmoil.Selah
For I am Yahweh your God
who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar—
His name is Yahweh of Hosts.
This is what the Lord says:The One who gives the sun for light by day,
the fixed order of moon and stars for light by night,
who stirs up the sea and makes its waves roar—
Yahweh of Hosts is His name:
“Then there will be signs in the sun, moon, and stars; and there will be anguish on the earth among nations bewildered by the roaring sea and waves.
He led them safely, and they were not afraid;
but the sea covered their enemies.
The sea has risen over Babylon;
she is covered with its turbulent waves.
He makes the depths seethe like a cauldron;
he makes the sea like an ointment jar.
He leaves a shining wake behind him;
one would think the deep had gray hair!
But the boat was already over a mile from land, battered by the waves, because the wind was against them.
Then a high wind arose, and the sea began to churn.