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|See commentary, Why Doesn't the Almighty Set Times for Judgment?, Job 22-26 | See Bible Dictionary|
Job, reproving the uncharitable spirit of Bildad,
26:1 Then Job answered,26:2 “How have you helped him who is without power!
How have you saved the arm that has no strength!
26:3 How have you counseled him who has no wisdom,
and plentifully declared sound knowledge!
26:4 To whom have you uttered words?
Whose spirit came forth from you?
acknowledges the power of God to be infinite and unsearchable.
26:5 “Those who are deceased tremble,
those beneath the waters and all that live in them.
26:6 Sheol is naked before God,
and Abaddon has no covering.
26:7 He stretches out the north over empty space,
and hangs the earth on nothing.
26:8 He binds up the waters in his thick clouds,
and the cloud is not burst under them.
26:9 He encloses the face of his throne,
and spreads his cloud on it.
26:10 He has described a boundary on the surface of the waters,
and to the confines of light and darkness.
26:11 The pillars of heaven tremble
and are astonished at his rebuke.
26:12 He stirs up the sea with his power,
and by his understanding he strikes through Rahab.
26:13 By his Spirit the heavens are garnished.
His hand has pierced the swift serpent.
26:14 Behold, these are but the outskirts of his ways.
How small a whisper do we hear of him!
But the thunder of his power who can understand?”