Job 26
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1THEN Job answered and said,

2Why do you try to help him who is powerless? Why do you try to save the arm that has no strength?

3How have you counselled him who has no wisdom? And how have you expounded so many doctrines?

4To whom have you uttered words? And whose soul has come forth from you?

5Behold, the mighty men shall be slain, and they shall lie down quieter than still waters.

6Sheol is naked before him, and destruction has no covering.

7He stretches out the north from the empty place, and hangs the earth upon nothing.

8He binds up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them.

9He holds fast the covering of the firmament, and spreads his cloud upon it.

10He has circled the waters with bounds, until the day and night come to an end.

11The pillars of heaven tremble and are astonished at his reproof.

12He rebukes the sea with his power, and by his wisdom he saves many.

13By his spirit he manages the heavens; his hand slew the fleeing serpent.

14Lo, these are merely parts of his ways; and what evil thing have we heard against him? And the greatness of his might who can understand?

Holy Bible From The Ancient Eastern Texts: Aramaic Of The Peshitta by George M. Lamsa (1933)

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