|Job 26:1 Then Job responded,|
|Job 26:2 "What a help you are to the weak!
How you have saved the arm without strength!
|Job 26:3 "What counsel you have given to one without wisdom!
What helpful insight you have abundantly provided!
|Job 26:4 "To whom have you uttered words?
And whose spirit was expressed through you?
|Job 26:5 ¶ "The departed spirits tremble
Under the waters and their inhabitants.
|Job 26:6 "Naked is Sheol before Him,
And Abaddon has no covering.
|Job 26:7 "He stretches out the north over empty space
And hangs the earth on nothing.
|Job 26:8 "He wraps up the waters in His clouds,
And the cloud does not burst under them.
|Job 26:9 "He obscures the face of the full moon
And spreads His cloud over it.
|Job 26:10 "He has inscribed a circle on the surface of the waters
At the boundary of light and darkness.
|Job 26:11 "The pillars of heaven tremble
And are amazed at His rebuke.
|Job 26:12 "He quieted the sea with His power,
And by His understanding He shattered Rahab.
|Job 26:13 "By His breath the heavens are cleared;
His hand has pierced the fleeing serpent.
|Job 26:14 "Behold, these are the fringes of His ways;
And how faint a word we hear of Him!
But His mighty thunder, who can understand?"