Proverbs 8:29

“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 (KJV)

Other Translations for 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:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 8:29

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 8:29


8:27 I was there - As co - worker with my Father. Depth - Of that great abyss of water and earth mixed together, which is called both earth and water and the deep, #Gen 1:2|, when he made this lower world in the form of a globe.

8:28 Strengthened - When he shut up the fountains in the cavities of the earth, and kept them there as it were by a strong band. The deep - Which have their original from the deep, either from the sea, or from the abyss of waters in the bowels of the earth.

8:31 My delights were - To uphold them by my power and providence, to reveal myself and my Father's will to them from age to age, to assume their nature, and to redeem and save them.


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