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the Holy Bible


He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, [and] hangeth the earth upon nothing. (26:7)

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them. (26:8)

He holdeth back the face of his throne, [and] spreadeth his cloud upon it. (26:9)

He hath compassed the waters with bounds, until the day and night come to an end. (26:10)

The pillars of heaven tremble and are astonished at his reproof. (26:11)

He divideth the sea with his power, and by his understanding he smiteth through the proud. (26:12)

By his spirit he hath garnished the heavens; his hand hath formed the crooked serpent. (26:13)

Lo, these [are] parts of his ways: but how little a portion is heard of him? but the thunder of his power who can understand? (26:14)

Surely there is a vein for the silver, and a place for gold [where] they fine [it]. (28:1)

Iron is taken out of the earth, and brass [is] molten [out of] the stone. (28:2)

He setteth an end to darkness, and searcheth out all perfection: the stones of darkness, and the shadow of death. (28:3)

The flood breaketh out from the inhabitant; [even the waters] forgotten of the foot: they are dried up, they are gone away from men. (28:4)

[As for] the earth, out of it cometh bread: and under it is turned up as it were fire. (28:5)

The stones of it [are] the place of sapphires: and it hath dust of gold. (28:6)

[There is] a path which no fowl knoweth, and which the vulture's eye hath not seen: (28:7)

The lion's whelps have not trodden it, nor the fierce lion passed by it. (28:8)

He putteth forth his hand upon the rock; he overturneth the mountains by the roots. (28:9)

He cutteth out rivers among the rocks; and his eye seeth every precious thing. (28:10)

He bindeth the floods from overflowing; and [the thing that is] hid bringeth he forth to light. (28:11)

But where shall wisdom be found? and where [is] the place of understanding? (28:12)

Man knoweth not the price thereof; neither is it found in the land of the living. (28:13)

The depth saith, It [is] not in me: and the sea saith, [It is] not with me. (28:14)

It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed [for] the price thereof. (28:15)

It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire. (28:16)

The gold and the crystal cannot equal it: and the exchange of it [shall not be for] jewels of fine gold. (28:17)

No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom [is] above rubies. (28:18)

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold. (28:19)

Whence then cometh wisdom? and where [is] the place of understanding? (28:20)

Seeing it is hid from the eyes of all living, and kept close from the fowls of the air. (28:21)

Destruction and death say, We have heard the fame thereof with our ears. (28:22)

God understandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth the place thereof. (28:23)

For he looketh to the ends of the earth, [and] seeth under the whole heaven; (28:24)

To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth the waters by measure. (28:25)

When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder: (28:26)

Then did he see it, and declare it; he prepared it, yea, and searched it out. (28:27)

And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that [is] wisdom; and to depart from evil [is] understanding. (28:28)


And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all [things] that are done under heaven: this sore travail hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith. (1:13)

I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all [is] vanity and vexation of spirit. (1:14)

[That which is] crooked cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting cannot be numbered. (1:15)

I communed with mine own heart, saying, Lo, I am come to great estate, and have gotten more wisdom than all [they] that have been before me in Jerusalem: yea, my heart had great experience of wisdom and knowledge. (1:16)

And I gave my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. (1:17)

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