New American Standard Bible
When He set for the sea its boundary So that the water would not transgress His command, When He marked out the foundations of the earth;
King James Bible
When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth:
Darby Bible Translation
when he imposed on the sea his decree that the waters should not pass his commandment, when he appointed the foundations of the earth:
World English Bible
when he gave to the sea its boundary, that the waters should not violate his commandment, when he marked out the foundations of the earth;
Young's Literal Translation
In His setting for the sea its limit, And the waters transgress not His command, In His decreeing the foundations of earth,
Proverbs 8:29 Parallel
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Matth. xi. 16.--"But whereunto shall I liken this generation?" When our Lord Jesus, who had the tongue of the learned, and spoke as never man spake, did now and then find a difficulty to express the matter herein contained. "What shall we do?" The matter indeed is of great importance, a soul matter, and therefore of great moment, a mystery, and therefore not easily expressed. No doubt he knows how to paint out this to the life, that we might rather behold it with our eyes, than hear it with our …
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The Invitation of Wisdom. --Prov. viii.
His Name --The Counsellor
Of the Decrees of God.
"He has inscribed a circle on the surface of the waters At the boundary of light and darkness.
"Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding,
Who set its measurements? Since you know. Or who stretched the line on it?
"On what were its bases sunk? Or who laid its cornerstone,
"Or who enclosed the sea with doors When, bursting forth, it went out from the womb;
And I placed boundaries on it And set a bolt and doors,
He established the earth upon its foundations, So that it will not totter forever and ever.
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