1 At this also my heart trembles, and leaps from its place.
2 Listen to hear the thunder of His voice, and the rumbling that comes out of His mouth.
3 He has let it loose under the whole heavens, His lightning unto the ends of the earth.
4 After it a voice roars; He thunders with His majestic voice, and He does not hold back
when His voice is heard.
5 The Mighty God thunders marvelously with His voice; He does great things which we
6 For He says to the snow, Fall on the earth; likewise to the showers of rain and the
showers of heavy rain.
7 He seals up the hand of every man, that all men may know His work.
8 The beasts go into dens, and remain in their lairs.
9 Out of the chamber comes the windstorm, and cold from the scattering winds.
10 By the breath of the Mighty God frost is given, and the expanse of the waters is
11 He also loads the thick clouds with moisture; He scatters His bright clouds;
12 and they swirl round about at His direction, that they may do whatever He commands
them on the face of the world upon the earth.
13 He causes it to come, whether as a rod, or for His land, or for mercy.
14 Listen to this, O Job; stand still and consider the wondrous works of the Mighty
15 Do you know when God appoints them, and causes the lightning of His cloud to
16 Do you know how the clouds are balanced, those wondrous works of Him who is
perfect in knowledge?
17 How your garments are warm, when He quiets the earth with the south wind?
18 Have you spread out the clouds with Him, firm as a molten mirror?
19 Teach us what we should say to Him, for we can not set our case in order in the face
20 Should He be told that I wish to speak? If a man were to speak, surely he would be
21 Even now men cannot look at the brilliance of the sunlight in the clouds, when the
wind has passed and cleared them.
22 Golden splendor comes out of the north; with God is awesome majesty.
23 As for the Almighty, we cannot find Him out; He is great in power, in justice and
abundant righteousness; He does not afflict.
24 Therefore men fear Him; He does not regard the wise of heart.