Job 37

Job 37:1  
“Yes, at this my heart trembles, and is moved out of its place.

Job 37:2  
Hear, oh, hear the noise of his voice, the sound that goes out of his mouth.

Job 37:3  
He sends it out under the whole sky, and his lightning to the ends of the earth.

Job 37:4  
After it a voice roars. He thunders with the voice of his majesty. He doesn’t hold back anything when his voice is heard.

Job 37:5  
God thunders marvelously with his voice. He does great things, which we can’t comprehend.

Job 37:6  
For he says to the snow, ‘Fall on the earth,’ likewise to the shower of rain, and to the showers of his mighty rain.

Job 37:7  
He seals up the hand of every man, that all men whom he has made may know it.

Job 37:8  
Then the animals take cover, and remain in their dens.

Job 37:9  
Out of its room comes the storm, and cold out of the north.

Job 37:10  
By the breath of God, ice is given, and the width of the waters is frozen.

Job 37:11  
Yes, he loads the thick cloud with moisture. He spreads abroad the cloud of his lightning.

Job 37:12  
It is turned around by his guidance, that they may do whatever he commands them on the surface of the habitable world,

Job 37:13  
whether it is for correction, or for his land, or for loving kindness, that he causes it to come.

Job 37:14  
“Listen to this, Job. Stand still, and consider the wondrous works of God.

Job 37:15  
Do you know how God controls them, and causes the lightning of his cloud to shine?

Job 37:16  
Do you know the workings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him who is perfect in knowledge?

Job 37:17  
You whose clothing is warm when the earth is still by reason of the south wind?

Job 37:18  
Can you, with him, spread out the sky, which is strong as a cast metal mirror?

Job 37:19  
Teach us what we will tell him, for we can’t make our case by reason of darkness.

Job 37:20  
Will it be told him that I would speak? Or should a man wish that he were swallowed up?

Job 37:21  
Now men don’t see the light which is bright in the skies, but the wind passes, and clears them.

Job 37:22  
Out of the north comes golden splendor. With God is awesome majesty.

Job 37:23  
We can’t reach the Almighty. He is exalted in power. In justice and great righteousness, he will not oppress.

Job 37:24  
Therefore men revere him. He doesn’t regard any who are wise of heart.”

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