Job 26 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Job 26


Job 26:1

Then Job answered and said,

Job 26:2

How hast thou helped him that is without power! How hast thou saved the arm that hath no strength!

Job 26:3

How hast thou counselled him that hath no wisdom, And plentifully declared sound knowledge!

Job 26:4

To whom hast thou uttered words? And whose spirit came forth from thee?

Job 26:5

They that are deceased tremble Beneath the waters and the inhabitants thereof.

Job 26:6

Sheol is naked before [God], And Abaddon hath no covering.

Job 26:7

He stretcheth out the north over empty space, And hangeth the earth upon nothing.

Job 26:8

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds; And the cloud is not rent under them.

Job 26:9

He incloseth the face of his throne, And spreadeth his cloud upon it.

Job 26:10

He hath described a boundary upon the face of the waters, Unto the confines of light and darkness.

Job 26:11

The pillars of heaven tremble And are astonished at his rebuke.

Job 26:12

He stirreth up the sea with his power, And by his understanding he smiteth through Rahab.

Job 26:13

By his Spirit the heavens are garnished; His hand hath pierced the swift serpent.

Job 26:14

Lo, these are but the outskirts of his ways: And how small a whisper do we hear of him! But the thunder of his power who can understand?

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