New Living Translation
God stretches the northern sky over empty space and hangs the earth on nothing.
King James Bible
He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing.
Darby Bible Translation
He stretcheth out the north over empty space, he hangeth the earth upon nothing;
World English Bible
He stretches out the north over empty space, and hangs the earth on nothing.
Young's Literal Translation
Stretching out the north over desolation, Hanging the earth upon nothing,
Job 26:7 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
26:7 North - The northern part of the heavens, which is put for the whole visible heaven, because Job and his friends lived in a northern climate. Nothing - Upon no props or pillars, but his own power and providence.
LibraryThat the Self-Existent Being must be All-Powerful.
The self-existent being, the supreme cause of all things, must of necessity have infinite power.--This proposition is evident, and undeniable. For since nothing (as has been already proved,) can possibly be self-existent, besides himself; and consequently all things in the universe were made by him, and are entirely dependent upon him; and all the powers of all things are derived from him, and must therefore be perfectly subject and subordinate to him; it is manifest that nothing can make any difficulty …
Samuel Clarke—A Discourse Concerning the Being and Attributes of God
Use to be Made of the Doctrine of Providence.
"Seek First the Kingdom of God," &C.
The Host of Heaven and of Earth.
He alone has spread out the heavens and marches on the waves of the sea.
What supports its foundations, and who laid its cornerstone
You created north and south. Mount Tabor and Mount Hermon praise your name.
This message concerning the fate of Israel came from the LORD: "This message is from the LORD, who stretched out the heavens, laid the foundations of the earth, and formed the human spirit.
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