1 And Iyob answered and said,
2 'How have you helped the powerless, saved an arm not strong?
3 How have you given counsel to the unwise, or declared sound advice to many?
4 With whom have you spoken words? And whose spirit came from you?
5 The dead wait - those under the waters and those inhabiting them.
6 The grave is naked before Him, and destruction has no covering.
7 He it was who stretched out the north over emptiness, hanging the earth upon space,
8 binding up waters in His thick clouds, and the cloud is not torn under them,
9 covering the surface of His throne, spreading His cloud over it.
10 He drew a limit on the surface of the waters, at the boundary of light and darkness.
11 The columns of the heavens tremble, and are stunned at His reproof.
12 By His power He has calmed the sea, and by His understanding He struck down Rahab.
13 By His Spirit He adorned the heavens. His hand whirled the fleeing serpent.
14 See, these are the fringes of His ways, and how little a matter is heard of Him! And who understands the thunder of His power?'