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Job 38:4-6 International Standard Version (ISV)

On the Natural World

“Where were you when I laid the foundation of my earth?
    Tell me,[a] since you’re so informed!
Who set its measurement? Am I to assume you know?
    Who stretched a boundary line over it?
On what were its bases set?
    Who laid its corner stone


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International Standard Version (ISV)

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Job 38:4-6 New International Version (NIV)

“Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation?
    Tell me, if you understand.
Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know!
    Who stretched a measuring line across it?
On what were its footings set,
    or who laid its cornerstone

New International Version (NIV)

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Job 38:4-6 King James Version (KJV)

Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding.

Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it?

Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof;

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