New International Version
12 “Have you ever given orders to the morning,(A)
or shown the dawn its place,(B)
13 that it might take the earth by the edges
and shake the wicked(C) out of it?(D)
14 The earth takes shape like clay under a seal;(E)
its features stand out like those of a garment.
15 The wicked are denied their light,(F)
and their upraised arm is broken.(G)
16 “Have you journeyed to the springs of the sea
or walked in the recesses of the deep?(H)
17 Have the gates of death(I) been shown to you?
Have you seen the gates of the deepest darkness?(J)
18 Have you comprehended the vast expanses of the earth?(K)
Tell me, if you know all this.(L)
19 “What is the way to the abode of light?
And where does darkness reside?(M)
20 Can you take them to their places?
Do you know the paths(N) to their dwellings?
21 Surely you know, for you were already born!(O)
You have lived so many years!
22 “Have you entered the storehouses of the snow(P)
or seen the storehouses(Q) of the hail,(R)
23 which I reserve for times of trouble,(S)
for days of war and battle?(T)
24 What is the way to the place where the lightning is dispersed,(U)
or the place where the east winds(V) are scattered over the earth?(W)