Job, CHAPTER 26
Then Job answered and said:
What help you give to the powerless,
what strength to the feeble arm!
How you give counsel to one without wisdom;
how profuse is the advice you offer!
With whose help have you uttered those words,
whose breath comes forth from you?
The shades beneath writhe in terror,
the waters, and their inhabitants.
Naked before him is Sheol,
and Abaddon has no covering.
He stretches out Zaphon over the void,
and suspends the earth over nothing at all;
He binds up the waters in his clouds,
yet the cloud is not split by their weight;
He holds back the appearance of the full moon
by spreading his clouds before it.
He has marked out a circle on the surface of the deep
as the boundary of light and darkness.
The pillars of the heavens tremble
and are stunned at his thunderous rebuke;
By his power he stilled Sea,
by his skill he crushed Rahab;
By his wind the heavens were made clear,
his hand pierced the fleeing serpent.
Lo, these are but the outlines of his ways,
and what a whisper of a word we hear of him:
Who can comprehend the thunder of his power?