Proverbs 8:29

“When he gaue to the sea his decree, that the waters should not passe his commandement: when he appointed the foundations of the earth:”

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When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth:
- King James Version

When He set for the sea its boundary So that the water would not transgress His command, When He marked out the foundations of the earth;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When he gave to the sea its bound, That the waters should not transgress his commandment, When he marked out the foundations of the earth;
- American Standard Version (1901)

When he put a limit to the sea, so that the waters might not go against his word: when he put in position the bases of the earth:
- Basic English Bible

when he imposed on the sea his decree that the waters should not pass his commandment, when he appointed the foundations of the earth:
- Darby Bible

When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth:
- Webster's Bible

when he gave to the sea its boundary, that the waters should not violate his commandment, when he marked out the foundations of the earth;
- World English Bible

In His setting for the sea its limit, And the waters transgress not His command, In His decreeing the foundations of earth,
- Youngs Literal Bible

When He gave to the sea His decree, that the waters should not transgress His commandment, when He appointed the foundations of the earth;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 8

  • Brook
    God is mighty and AWESOME. Just look around.
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 8:34 blessed is the man that heareth ME watching daily at MY gates waiting at the posts of MY doors PROVERBS 8:14 counsel is MINE and sound wisdom I am understanding I have strength PROVERBS 21:16 the man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead
  • Ann
    Angela Tucker, I think you may be referring to Matthew Chapter 11:7.
  • Angela Tucker
    I have a question? Where is it written.. Jesus is saying . What did you expect a read blowing the wind? In other words an unstable person or wishy washy . And I no it wasn t a read. But I can t remember what it was. Thank you
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 8:20 I LEAD IN THE WAY OF RIGHTEOUSNESS IN THE MIDST OF THE PATHS OF JUDGEMENT PROVERBS 8:8ALL THE WORDS OF MY MOUTH ARE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS THERE IS NOTHING FROWARD OR PERVERSE IN THEM 1 JOHN1:9IF WE CONFESS OUR SINS HE IS FAITHFUL AND JUST TO FORGIVE US OUR SINS AND TO CLEANSE US FROM ALL UNRIGHTEOUSNESS PROVERBS11:4RICHES PROFIT NOT IN THE DAY WRATH BUT RIGHTEOUSNESS DELIVERETH FROM DEATH
  • Michelle Liu
    We can see Jesus is crying out even in the old testament. Wisdom and understanding through the words of Jesus Christ bring this life- whoever hates jesus loves death.

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