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Job 38


God Speaks Now to Job

Job 38:1   Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind and said,
Job 38:2   "Who is this that darkens counsel By words without knowledge?
Job 38:3   "Now gird up your loins like a man, And I will ask you, and you instruct Me!
Job 38:4   "Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding,
Job 38:5   Who set its measurements? Since you know. Or who stretched the line on it?
Job 38:6   "On what were its bases sunk? Or who laid its cornerstone,
Job 38:7   When the morning stars sang together And all the sons of God shouted for joy?
Job 38:8   "Or who enclosed the sea with doors When, bursting forth, it went out from the womb;
Job 38:9   When I made a cloud its garment And thick darkness its swaddling band,
Job 38:10   And I placed boundaries on it And set a bolt and doors,
Job 38:11   And I said, 'Thus far you shall come, but no farther; And here shall your proud waves stop'?

God's Mighty Power

Job 38:12   "Have you ever in your life commanded the morning, And caused the dawn to know its place,
Job 38:13   That it might take hold of the ends of the earth, And the wicked be shaken out of it?
Job 38:14   "It is changed like clay under the seal; And they stand forth like a garment.
Job 38:15   "From the wicked their light is withheld, And the uplifted arm is broken.
Job 38:16   "Have you entered into the springs of the sea Or walked in the recesses of the deep?
Job 38:17   "Have the gates of death been revealed to you, Or have you seen the gates of deep darkness?
Job 38:18   "Have you understood the expanse of the earth? Tell Me, if you know all this.
Job 38:19   "Where is the way to the dwelling of light? And darkness, where is its place,
Job 38:20   That you may take it to its territory And that you may discern the paths to its home?
Job 38:21   "You know, for you were born then, And the number of your days is great!
Job 38:22   "Have you entered the storehouses of the snow, Or have you seen the storehouses of the hail,
Job 38:23   Which I have reserved for the time of distress, For the day of war and battle?
Job 38:24   "Where is the way that the light is divided, Or the east wind scattered on the earth?
Job 38:25   "Who has cleft a channel for the flood, Or a way for the thunderbolt,
Job 38:26   To bring rain on a land without people, On a desert without a man in it,
Job 38:27   To satisfy the waste and desolate land And to make the seeds of grass to sprout?
Job 38:28   "Has the rain a father? Or who has begotten the drops of dew?
Job 38:29   "From whose womb has come the ice? And the frost of heaven, who has given it birth?
Job 38:30   "Water becomes hard like stone, And the surface of the deep is imprisoned.
Job 38:31   "Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades, Or loose the cords of Orion?
Job 38:32   "Can you lead forth a constellation in its season, And guide the Bear with her satellites?
Job 38:33   "Do you know the ordinances of the heavens, Or fix their rule over the earth?
Job 38:34   "Can you lift up your voice to the clouds, So that an abundance of water will cover you?
Job 38:35   "Can you send forth lightnings that they may go And say to you, 'Here we are'?
Job 38:36   "Who has put wisdom in the innermost being Or given understanding to the mind?
Job 38:37   Who can count the clouds by wisdom, Or tip the water jars of the heavens,
Job 38:38   When the dust hardens into a mass And the clods stick together?
Job 38:39   "Can you hunt the prey for the lion, Or satisfy the appetite of the young lions,
Job 38:40   When they crouch in their dens And lie in wait in their lair?
Job 38:41   "Who prepares for the raven its nourishment When its young cry to God And wander about without food?
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