Psalm 74:17
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New International Version
It was you who set all the boundaries of the earth; you made both summer and winter.

King James Bible
Thou hast set all the borders of the earth: thou hast made summer and winter.

Darby Bible Translation
*Thou* hast set all the borders of the earth; summer and winter -- *thou* didst form them.

World English Bible
You have set all the boundaries of the earth. You have made summer and winter.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast set up all the borders of earth, Summer and winter Thou hast formed them.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou hast set all the borders of the earth - Thou alone art the Author of all its grand geographical divisions.

Thou hast made summer and winter - Thou hast appointed that peculiarity in the poise and rotation of the earth, by which the seasons are produced.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 24:1,2 The earth is the LORD's, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein...

Deuteronomy 32:8 When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam...

Acts 17:26 And has made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and has determined the times before appointed...

made summer. Heb. made them summer.

Genesis 8:22 While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.

Acts 14:17 Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons...

The Meaning
Of the Red Dragon with Seven Heads fighting with Michael about the new-born Child. The first vision of the little book, of which we treated in the eleventh chapter, ran through the whole Apocalyptical course, from the beginning to the end, and that, as we elsewhere observed, to point out its connexion with the seals and trumpets. Now to that vision the remaining prophecies of the same interval, and of the affairs of the Church are to be accommodated, in order to complete the system of the little
Joseph Mede—A Key to the Apocalypse

The Wisdom of God
The next attribute is God's wisdom, which is one of the brightest beams of the Godhead. He is wise in heart.' Job 9:9. The heart is the seat of wisdom. Cor in Hebraeo sumitur pro judicio. Pineda. Among the Hebrews, the heart is put for wisdom.' Let men of understanding tell me:' Job 34:44: in the Hebrew, Let men of heart tell me.' God is wise in heart, that is, he is most wise. God only is wise; he solely and wholly possesses all wisdom; therefore he is called, the only wise God.' I Tim 1:17. All
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Acts 17:26
From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands.

Genesis 8:22
"As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease."

Deuteronomy 32:8
When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, when he divided all mankind, he set up boundaries for the peoples according to the number of the sons of Israel.

Psalm 147:16
He spreads the snow like wool and scatters the frost like ashes.

Jeremiah 33:25
This is what the LORD says: 'If I have not made my covenant with day and night and established the laws of heaven and earth,

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