New American Standard Bible
He established the earth upon its foundations, So that it will not totter forever and ever.
King James Bible
Who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
He laid the earth upon its foundations: it shall not be removed for ever.
World English Bible
He laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be moved forever.
Young's Literal Translation
He hath founded earth on its bases, It is not moved to the age and for ever.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Who laid the foundations of the earth - Referring still to the creation of the earth. The margin is, "He hath founded the earth upon her bases." The Hebrew word rendered in the margin "her bases" means properly a place; then a basis or foundation. The idea is, that there wes something, as it were, placed under the earth to support it. The idea is not uncommon in the Scriptures. Compare the notes at Job 38:4.
That it should not be removed for ever - So that it cannot be shaken out of its place. That is, It is fixed, permanent, solid. Its foundations do not give way, as edifices reared by man. but it abides the same from age to age - the most fixed and stable object of which we have any knowledge. Compare the notes at Psalm 78:69.
LibraryOf Good Angels
"Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?" Heb. 1:14. 1. Many of the ancient Heathens had (probably from tradition) some notion of good and evil angels. They had some conception of a superior order of beings, between men and God, whom the Greeks generally termed demons, (knowing ones,) and the Romans, genii. Some of these they supposed to be kind and benevolent, delighting in doing good; others, to be malicious and cruel, delighting in …
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions
Seventh Sunday after Trinity. O Lord, How Manifold are Thy Works; in Wisdom Hast Thou Made them All; the Earth is Full of Thy Riches.
Epistle xvii. To Felix, Bishop of Messana.
The Host of Heaven and of Earth.
1 Samuel 2:8
"He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the ash heap To make them sit with nobles, And inherit a seat of honor; For the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, And He set the world on them.
"Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding,
For He has founded it upon the seas And established it upon the rivers.
Before the mountains were born Or You gave birth to the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.
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;
A generation goes and a generation comes, But the earth remains forever.
"Listen, you mountains, to the indictment of the LORD, And you enduring foundations of the earth, Because the LORD has a case against His people; Even with Israel He will dispute.
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