Psalm 104:9 {103:9}
Good News Translation
You set a boundary they can never pass, to keep them from covering the earth again.

Contemporary English Version
Now you have set boundaries, so that the water will never flood the earth again.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou hast set a bound which they shall not pass over; neither shall they return to cover the earth.

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Thou hast set a bound which they shall not pass over; neither shall they return to cover the earth.

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Psalm 33:7 Gathering together the waters of the sea, as in a vessel; laying up the depths in storehouses.

Genesis 9:11-15 I will establish my covenant with you, and all flesh shall be no more destroyed with the waters of a flood, neither shall there be from henceforth a flood to waste the earth. . . .

Job 26:10 He hath set bounds about the waters, till light and darkness come to an end.

Job 38:10,11 I set my bounds around it, and made it bars and doors: . . .

Isaiah 54:9 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.

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.

Context
How Many Are Your Works, O LORD!
8The mountains ascend, and the plains descend into the place which thou hast founded for them. 9Thou hast set a bound which they shall not pass over; neither shall they return to cover the earth.10Thou sendest forth springs in the vales: between the midst of the hills the waters shall pass.…
Cross References
Job 38:10
I set my bounds around it, and made it bars and doors:

Job 38:11
And I said: Hitherto thou shalt come, and shalt go no further, and here thou shalt break thy swelling waves.

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.

Additional Translations
You set a boundary they cannot cross; they will never again cover the earth.You have set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.

Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; That they turn not again to cover the earth.

Thou hast set a bound which they shall not pass, neither shall they turn again to cover the earth.

Thou hast set a bound which they may not pass over, that they turn not again to cover the earth.

Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.

Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.

You have set a boundary that they may not pass over; that they don't turn again to cover the earth.

A border Thou hast set, they pass not over, They turn not back to cover the earth.
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