Job 38:10
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New International Version
when I fixed limits for it and set its doors and bars in place,

New Living Translation
For I locked it behind barred gates, limiting its shores.

English Standard Version
and prescribed limits for it and set bars and doors,

New American Standard Bible
And I placed boundaries on it And set a bolt and doors,

King James Bible
And brake up for it my decreed place, and set bars and doors,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
when I determined its boundaries and put its bars and doors in place,

International Standard Version
when I proscribed a boundary for it, set in place bars and doors for it;

NET Bible
when I prescribed its limits, and set in place its bolts and doors,

New Heart English Bible
marked out for it my bound, set bars and doors,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
when I set a limit for it and put up bars and gates,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And prescribed for it My decree, And set bars and doors,

New American Standard 1977
And I placed boundaries on it,
            And I set a bolt and doors,

Jubilee Bible 2000
and established my decree upon it, and set bars and doors,

King James 2000 Bible
And prescribed bounds for it, and set bars and doors,

American King James Version
And broke up for it my decreed place, and set bars and doors,

American Standard Version
And marked out for it my bound, And set bars and doors,

Douay-Rheims Bible
I set my bounds around it, and made it bars and doors :

Darby Bible Translation
When I cut out for it my boundary, and set bars and doors,

English Revised Version
And prescribed for it my decree, and set bars and doors,

Webster's Bible Translation
And broke up for it my decreed place, and set bars and doors,

World English Bible
marked out for it my bound, set bars and doors,

Young's Literal Translation
And I measure over it My statute, And place bar and doors,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
38:4-11 For the humbling of Job, God here shows him his ignorance, even concerning the earth and the sea. As we cannot find fault with God's work, so we need not fear concerning it. The works of his providence, as well as the work of creation, never can be broken; and the work of redemption is no less firm, of which Christ himself is both the Foundation and the Corner-stone. The church stands as firm as the earth.
Study Bible
God Challenges Job
9When I made a cloud its garment And thick darkness its swaddling band, 10And I placed boundaries on it And set a bolt and doors, 11And I said, 'Thus far you shall come, but no farther; And here shall your proud waves stop '?…
Cross References
Genesis 1:9
Then God said, "Let the waters below the heavens be gathered into one place, and let the dry land appear"; and it was so.

Job 38:9
When I made a cloud its garment And thick darkness its swaddling band,

Job 38:11
And I said, 'Thus far you shall come, but no farther; And here shall your proud waves stop '?

Psalm 33:7
He gathers the waters of the sea together as a heap; He lays up the deeps in storehouses.

Psalm 104:9
You set a boundary that they may not pass over, So that they will not return to cover the earth.

Proverbs 8:29
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;

Jeremiah 5:22
'Do you not fear Me?' declares the LORD. 'Do you not tremble in My presence? For I have placed the sand as a boundary for the sea, An eternal decree, so it cannot cross over it. Though the waves toss, yet they cannot prevail; Though they roar, yet they cannot cross over it.
Treasury of Scripture

And broke up for it my decreed place, and set bars and doors,

brake up for it my decreed place. or, established my decree upon it

Job 26:10 He has compassed the waters with bounds, until the day and night come to an end.

Genesis 1:9,10 And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together …

Genesis 9:15 And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and …

Psalm 104:9 You have set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn …

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

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