“Who shut up the sea behind doors(A)
    when it burst forth from the womb,(B)
when I made the clouds its garment
    and wrapped it in thick darkness,(C)
10 when I fixed limits for it(D)
    and set its doors and bars in place,(E)
11 when I said, ‘This far you may come and no farther;(F)
    here is where your proud waves halt’?(G)

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He gathers the waters(A) of the sea into jars[a];(B)
    he puts the deep into storehouses.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 33:7 Or sea as into a heap

You covered it(A) with the watery depths(B) as with a garment;
    the waters stood(C) above the mountains.
But at your rebuke(D) the waters fled,
    at the sound of your thunder(E) they took to flight;
they flowed over the mountains,
    they went down into the valleys,
    to the place you assigned(F) for them.
You set a boundary(G) they cannot cross;
    never again will they cover the earth.

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29 when he gave the sea its boundary(A)
    so the waters would not overstep his command,(B)
and when he marked out the foundations of the earth.(C)

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22 Should you not fear(A) me?” declares the Lord.
    “Should you not tremble(B) in my presence?
I made the sand a boundary for the sea,(C)
    an everlasting barrier it cannot cross.
The waves may roll, but they cannot prevail;
    they may roar,(D) but they cannot cross it.

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But they deliberately forget that long ago by God’s word(A) the heavens came into being and the earth was formed out of water and by water.(B)

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