Psalm 95:5
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New International Version
The sea is his, for he made it, and his hands formed the dry land.

King James Bible
The sea is his, and he made it: and his hands formed the dry land.

Darby Bible Translation
The sea is his, and he made it, and his hands formed the dry [land].

World English Bible
The sea is his, and he made it. His hands formed the dry land.

Young's Literal Translation
Whose is the sea, and He made it, And His hands formed the dry land.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The sea is his - The sea and the dry land are equally his, for he has formed them both, and they are his property. He governs and disposes of them as he sees good. He is the absolute Master of universal nature. Therefore there is no other object of worship nor of confidence.

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the sea is his. Heb. whose the sea is

Psalm 33:7 He gathers the waters of the sea together as an heap: he lays up the depth in storehouses.

Genesis 1:9,10 And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together to one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so...

Job 38:10,11 And broke up for it my decreed place, and set bars and doors...

Proverbs 8:29 When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth:

Jeremiah 5:22 Fear you not me? said the LORD: will you not tremble at my presence...

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Proverbs 8:26 While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.

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Covenanting According to the Purposes of God.
Since every revealed purpose of God, implying that obedience to his law will be given, is a demand of that obedience, the announcement of his Covenant, as in his sovereignty decreed, claims, not less effectively than an explicit law, the fulfilment of its duties. A representation of a system of things pre-determined in order that the obligations of the Covenant might be discharged; various exhibitions of the Covenant as ordained; and a description of the children of the Covenant as predestinated
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Covenanting a Duty.
The exercise of Covenanting with God is enjoined by Him as the Supreme Moral Governor of all. That his Covenant should be acceded to, by men in every age and condition, is ordained as a law, sanctioned by his high authority,--recorded in his law of perpetual moral obligation on men, as a statute decreed by him, and in virtue of his underived sovereignty, promulgated by his command. "He hath commanded his covenant for ever."[171] The exercise is inculcated according to the will of God, as King and
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Psalms
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Genesis 1:9
And God said, "Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear." And it was so.

Genesis 1:10
God called the dry ground "land," and the gathered waters he called "seas." And God saw that it was good.

Psalm 146:6
He is the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them-- he remains faithful forever.

Jonah 1:9
He answered, "I am a Hebrew and I worship the LORD, the God of heaven, who made the sea and the dry land."

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