King James Version
When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth:
Darby Bible Translation
when he imposed on the sea his decree that the waters should not pass his commandment, when he appointed the foundations of the earth:
World English Bible
when he gave to the sea its boundary, that the waters should not violate his commandment, when he marked out the foundations of the earth;
Young's Literal Translation
In His setting for the sea its limit, And the waters transgress not His command, In His decreeing the foundations of earth,
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He hath compassed the waters with bounds, until the day and night come to an end.
Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding.
Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it?
Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof;
Or who shut up the sea with doors, when it brake forth, as if it had issued out of the womb?
And brake up for it my decreed place, and set bars and doors,
Who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever.
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