New International Version
for he founded it on the seas and established it on the waters.
King James Bible
For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.
Darby Bible Translation
For it was he that founded it upon seas, and established it upon 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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He hath founded it upon the seas - He not only created the vast mass, but separated the land from the waters, so that the mountains, etc., being elevated above the waters, appear to be founded on them, and notwithstanding all the tossings and ragings of the ocean, these waters cannot prevail. It is established upon the floods, and cannot be shaken.
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'Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? and who shall stand in His holy place?'--PSALM xxiv. 3. The psalm from which these words are taken flashes up into new beauty, if we suppose it to have been composed in connection with the bringing of the Ark into the Temple, or for some similar occasion. Whether it is David's or not is a matter of very small consequence. But if we look at the psalm as a whole, we can scarcely fail to see that some such occasion underlies it. So just exercise your imaginations …
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But they deliberately forget that long ago by God's word the heavens came into being and the earth was formed out of water and by water.
And God said, "Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear." And it was so.
and lays the beams of his upper chambers on their waters. He makes the clouds his chariot and rides on the wings of the wind.
He set the earth on its foundations; it can never be moved.
who spread out the earth upon the waters, His love endures forever.
Who has gone up to heaven and come down? Whose hands have gathered up the wind? Who has wrapped up the waters in a cloak? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is the name of his son? Surely you know!
This is what God the LORD says-- the Creator of the heavens, who stretches them out, who spreads out the earth with all that springs from it, who gives breath to its people, and life to those who walk on it:
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