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He divided light from darkness by a circle drawn on the face of the sea.
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He hath set bounds about the waters, till light and darkness come to an end.
Job 38:8-11 Who shut up the sea with doors, when it broke forth as issuing out of the womb: . . .
Psalm 33:7 Gathering together the waters of the sea, as in a vessel; laying up the depths in storehouses.
Psalm 104:6-9 The deep like a garment is its clothing: above the mountains shall the waters stand. . . .
Proverbs 8:29 I was with him forming all things: and was delighted every day, playing before him at all times;
Jeremiah 5:22 Will not you then fear me, saith the Lord: and will you not repent at my presence? I have set the sand a bound for the sea, an everlasting ordinance, which it shall not pass over: and the waves thereof shall toss themselves, and shall not prevail: they shall swell, and shall not pass over it.
Genesis 8:22 All the days of the earth, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, night and day, shall not cease.
Isaiah 54:9,10 This thing is to me as in the days of Noe, to whom I swore, that I would no more bring in the waters of Noe upon the earth: so have I sworn not to be angry with thee, and not to rebuke thee. . . .
day and night come to an end.
ContextJob: Who Can Understand God's Majesty?
…9He withholdeth the face of his throne, and spreadeth his cloud over it. 10He hath set bounds about the waters, till light and darkness come to an end.11The pillars of heaven tremble, and dread at his beck.…
The pillars of heaven tremble, and dread at his beck.
Then the Lord answered Job out of a whirlwind, and said:
Where is the way where light dwelleth, and where is the place of darkness?
That thou mayst bring every thing to its own bounds, and understand the paths of the house thereof.
By what way is the light spread, and heat divided upon the earth?
When he established the sky above, and poised the fountains of waters:
I was with him forming all things: and was delighted every day, playing before him at all times;
Additional TranslationsHe has inscribed a horizon on the face of the waters at the boundary between light and darkness.He has compassed the waters with bounds, until the day and night come to an end.
He hath described a boundary upon the face of the waters, Unto the confines of light and darkness.
He has encompassed the face of the water by an appointed ordinance, until the end of light and darkness.
He hath traced a fixed circle over the waters, unto the confines of light and darkness.
He hath described a boundary upon the face of the waters, unto the confines of light and darkness.
He hath encompassed the waters with bounds, until the day and night come to an end.
He has described a boundary on the surface of the waters, and to the confines of light and darkness.
A limit He hath placed on the waters, Unto the boundary of light with darkness.
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