Job 26 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
Job’s Reply. 1 Then Job answered and said:
2 What help you give to the powerless,
what strength to the feeble arm!
3 How you give counsel to one without wisdom;
how profuse is the advice you offer!
4 With whose help have you uttered those words,
whose breath comes forth from you?
5 The shades beneath writhe in terror,
the waters, and their inhabitants.
6 Naked before him is Sheol,
and Abaddon has no covering.
7 He stretches out Zaphon over the void,
and suspends the earth over nothing at all;
8 He binds up the waters in his clouds,
yet the cloud is not split by their weight;
9 He holds back the appearance of the full moon
by spreading his clouds before it.
10 He has marked out a circle on the surface of the deep
as the boundary of light and darkness.
11 The pillars of the heavens tremble
and are stunned at his thunderous rebuke;
12 By his power he stilled Sea,
by his skill he crushed Rahab;
13 By his wind the heavens were made clear,
his hand pierced the fleeing serpent.
14 Lo, these are but the outlines of his ways,
and what a whisper of a word we hear of him:
Who can comprehend the thunder of his power?
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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