Psalm 24:2
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New International Version
for he founded it on the seas and established it on the waters.

New Living Translation
For he laid the earth's foundation on the seas and built it on the ocean depths.

English Standard Version
for he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers.

New American Standard Bible
For He has founded it upon the seas And established it upon the rivers.

King James Bible
For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for He laid its foundation on the seas and established it on the rivers.

International Standard Version
Indeed, he founded it upon the seas, he established it upon deep waters.

NET Bible
For he set its foundation upon the seas, and established it upon the ocean currents.

New Heart English Bible
For he has founded it on the seas, and established it on the floods.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For he set its foundations in the sea and it was prepared in the rivers.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He laid its foundation on the seas and set it firmly on the rivers.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For He hath founded it upon the seas, And established it upon the floods.

New American Standard 1977
For He has founded it upon the seas,
            And established it upon the rivers.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers.

King James 2000 Bible
For he has founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.

American King James Version
For he has founded it on the seas, and established it on the floods.

American Standard Version
For he hath founded it upon the seas, And established it upon the floods.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he hath founded it upon the seas; and hath prepared it upon the rivers.

Darby Bible Translation
For it was he that founded it upon seas, and established it upon floods.

English Revised Version
For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.

Webster's Bible Translation
For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.

World English Bible
For he has founded it on the seas, and established it on the floods.

Young's Literal Translation
For He on the seas hath founded it, And on the floods He doth establish it.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
24:1-6 We ourselves are not our own; our bodies, our souls, are not. Even those of the children of men are God's, who know him not, nor own their relation to him. A soul that knows and considers its own nature, and that it must live for ever, when it has viewed the earth and the fulness thereof, will sit down unsatisfied. It will think of ascending toward God, and will ask, What shall I do, that I may abide in that happy, holy place, where he makes his people holy and happy? We make nothing of religion, if we do not make heart-work of it. We can only be cleansed from our sins, and renewed unto holiness, by the blood of Christ and the washing of the Holy Ghost. Thus we become his people; thus we receive blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of our salvation. God's peculiar people shall be made truly and for ever happy. Where God gives righteousness, he designs salvation. Those that are made meet for heaven, shall be brought safe to heaven, and will find what they have been seeking.
Study Bible
The Earth is the Lord's
1A Psalm of David. The earth is the LORD'S, and all it contains, The world, and those who dwell in it. 2For He has founded it upon the seas And established it upon the rivers. 3Who may ascend into the hill of the LORD? And who may stand in His holy place?…
Cross References
2 Peter 3:5
But they deliberately overlook the fact that long ago by God's word the heavens existed and the earth was formed out of water and by water,

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.

Psalm 104:3
He lays the beams of His upper chambers in the waters; He makes the clouds His chariot; He walks upon the wings of the wind;

Psalm 104:5
He established the earth upon its foundations, So that it will not totter forever and ever.

Psalm 136:6
To Him who spread out the earth above the waters, For His lovingkindness is everlasting;

Proverbs 30:4
Who has ascended into heaven and descended? Who has gathered the wind in His fists? Who has wrapped the waters in His garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is His name or His son's name? Surely you know!

Isaiah 42:5
Thus says God the LORD, Who created the heavens and stretched them out, Who spread out the earth and its offspring, Who gives breath to the people on it And spirit to those who walk in it,
Treasury of Scripture

For he has founded it on the seas, and established it on the floods.

For

Psalm 33:6 By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of …

Psalm 95:4 In his hand are the deep places of the earth: the strength of the …

Psalm 104:5,6 Who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever…

Psalm 136:6 To him that stretched out the earth above the waters: for his mercy …

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

Job 38:4 Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, …

Jeremiah 10:11-16 Thus shall you say to them, The gods that have not made the heavens …

2 Peter 3:5-7 For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God …

and

Psalm 93:1 The LORD reigns, he is clothed with majesty; the LORD is clothed …

Psalm 96:10 Say among the heathen that the LORD reigns: the world also shall …

Genesis 8:22 While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, …

Job 38:8-11 Or who shut up the sea with doors, when it broke forth, as if it …

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

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