Job 11:9
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English Standard Version
Its measure is longer than the earth and broader than the sea.

King James Bible
The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.

American Standard Version
The measure thereof is longer than the earth, And broader than the sea.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The measure of him is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.

English Revised Version
The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.

Webster's Bible Translation
The measure of it is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

1 Then began Zophar the Naamathite, and said:

2 Shall the torrent of words remain unanswered,

And shall the prater be in the right?

3 Shall thy vain talking silence the people,

So that thou mockest without any one putting thee to shame,

4 And sayest: my doctrine is pure,

And I am guiltless in Thine eyes?

5 But oh that Eloah would speak,

And open His lips against thee,

6 And make known to thee the secrets of wisdom,

That she is twofold in her nature -

Know then that Eloah forgetteth much of thy guilt.

When Job has concluded his long speech, Zophar, the third and most impetuous of the friends, begins. His name, if it is to be explained according to the Arabic Esauitish name el-assfar,

(Note: Vid., Abulfeda's Historia anteislamica ed. Fleischer, p. 168.)

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Job 28:24,25 For he looks to the ends of the earth, and sees under the whole heaven...

Psalm 65:5-8 By terrible things in righteousness will you answer us, O God of our salvation; who are the confidence of all the ends of the earth...

Psalm 139:9,10 If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea...

Cross References
Job 11:8
It is higher than heaven--what can you do? Deeper than Sheol--what can you know?

Job 11:10
If he passes through and imprisons and summons the court, who can turn him back?

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