38:1 icapshen the Lord answered Iob out of the whirlewind, and sayd,  
38:2 Who is this that darkneth counsell by words without knowledge?  
38:3 Gird vp nowe thy loines like a man; for I will demaund of thee, and answere thou me. Margin Note
38:4 Where wast thou when I layd the foundations of the earth? Declare, if thou hast vnderstanding. Margin Note
38:5 Who hath layd the measures thereof, if thou knowest? Or who hath stretched the line vpon it?  
38:6 Wherepuon are the foundations thereof fastened? Or who layd the corner stone thereof? Margin Note
38:7 When the morning starres sang together, and all the sonnes of God shouted for ioy.  
38:8 Or who shut vp the sea with doores, when it brake foorth as if it had issued out of the wombe?  
38:9 When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thicke darknesse a swadling band for it,  
38:10 And brake vp for it my decreed place, and set barres and doores, Margin Note
38:11 And said, Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further: and heere shall thy proud waues be stayed. Margin Note
38:12 Hast thou commaunded the morning since thy daies? and caused the day-spring to know his place,  
38:13 That it might take hold of the endes of the earth, that the wicked might be shaken out of it? Margin Note
38:14 It is turned as clay to the seale, and they stand as a garment.  
38:15 And from the wicked their light is withholden, and the high arme shalbe broken.  
38:16 Hast thou entred into the springs of the sea? Or hast thou walked in the search of the depth?  
38:17 Haue the gates of death bene opened vnto thee? Or hast thou seene the doores of the shadow of death?  
38:18 Hast thou perceiued the breadth of the earth? Declare if thou knowest it all.  
38:19 Where is the way where light dwelleth? And as for darknesse, where is the place thereof?  
38:20 That thou shouldest take it to the bound thereof, and that thou shouldest know the pathes to the house thereof. Margin Note
38:21 Knowest thou it, because thou wast then borne? Or because the number of thy daies is great?  
38:22 Hast thou entred into the treasures of the snowe? Or hast thou seene the treasures of the haile,  
38:23 Which I haue reserued against the time of trouble, against the day of battaile and warre?  
38:24 By what way is the light parted? which scattereth the East wind vpon the earth.  
38:25 Who hath diuided a water-course for the ouerflowing of waters? Or a way for the lightning of thunder,  
38:26 To cause it to raine on the earth, where no man is: on the wildernesse wherein there is no man?  
38:27 To satisfie the desolate and waste ground, and to cause the bud of the tender herbe to spring forth.  
38:28 Hath the raine a father? Or who hath begotten the drops of dew?  
38:29 Out of whose wombe came the yce? And the hoary frost of heauen, who hath gendred it?  
38:30 The waters are hid as with a stone, and the face of the deepe is frozen. Margin Note
38:31 Canst thou bind the sweete influences of Pleiades? Or loose the bands of Orion? Margin Note
38:32 Canst thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season, or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sonnes? Margin Note
38:33 Knowest thou the ordinances of heauen? Canst thou set the dominion thereof in the earth?  
38:34 Canst thou lift vp thy voice to the cloudes, that abundance of waters may couer thee?  
38:35 Canst thou send lightnings, that they may goe, and say vnto thee, Here we are? Margin Note
38:36 Who hath put wisedome in the inward parts? Or who hath giuen vnderstanding to the heart?  
38:37 Who can number the cloudes in wisedome? Or who can stay the bottles of heauen, Margin Note
38:38 When the dust groweeh into hardnesse, and the clods cleaue fast together? Margin Note
38:39 Wilt thou hunt the pray for the lyon? Or fill the appetite of the young lyons, Margin Note
38:40 When they couch in their dennes, and abide in the couert to lie in waite?  
38:41 Who prouideth for the rauen his foode? when his young ones cry vnto God, they wander for lacke of meate.