Proverbs 8:27 {28}
Good News Translation
I was there when he set the sky in place, when he stretched the horizon across the ocean,

Contemporary English Version
I was there when the LORD put the heavens in place and stretched the sky over the surface of the sea.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When he established the sky above, and poised the fountains of waters:

New American Bible
When he established the heavens, there was I, when he marked out the vault over the face of the deep;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

When he established the sky above, and poised the fountains of waters:

he prepared

Psalm 33:6 By the word of the Lord the heavens were established; and all the power of them by the spirit of his mouth:

Psalm 103:19 The Lord hath prepared his throne in heaven: and his kingdom shall rule over all.

Psalm 136:5 Who made the heavens in understanding: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Jeremiah 10:12 He that maketh the earth by his power, that prepareth the world by his wisdom, and stretcheth out the heavens by his knowledge.

Colossians 1:16 For in him were all things created in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones, or dominations, or principalities, or powers. All things were created by him and in him.

Hebrews 1:2 In these days, hath spoken to us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the world.

compass or encircle

Isaiah 40:11,22 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather together the lambs with his arm, and shall take them up in his bosom, and he himself shall carry them that are with young. . . .

Context
The Excellence of Wisdom
26When he prepared the heavens, I was present: when with a certain law, and compass, he enclosed the depths: 27When he established the sky above, and poised the fountains of waters:28When he compassed the sea with its bounds, and set a law to the waters that they should not pass their limits: when he balanced the foundations of the earth;…
Cross References
Job 26:10
He hath set bounds about the waters, till light and darkness come to an end.

Proverbs 3:19
By his wisdom the depths have broken out, and the clouds grow thick with dew.

Proverbs 8:26
When he prepared the heavens, I was present: when with a certain law, and compass, he enclosed the depths:

Proverbs 8:28
When he compassed the sea with its bounds, and set a law to the waters that they should not pass their limits: when he balanced the foundations of the earth;

Isaiah 40:22
It is he that sitteth upon the globe of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as locusts: he that stretcheth out the heavens as nothing, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in.

Additional Translations
I was there when He established the heavens, when He inscribed the horizon on the face of the deep,When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass on the face of the depth:

When he established the heavens, I was there: When he set a circle upon the face of the deep,

When he prepared the heaven, I was present with him; and when he prepared his throne upon the winds:

When he prepared the heavens I was there; when he ordained the circle upon the face of the deep;

When he established the heavens, I was there: when he set a circle upon the face of the deep:

When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth:

When he established the heavens, I was there; when he set a circle on the surface of the deep,

In His preparing the heavens I am there, In His decreeing a circle on the face of the deep,
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