He commands the sea

Do you not fear Me?’ says the Lord. ‘Will you not tremble at My presence, who have placed the sand as the bound of the sea, by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass beyond it? And though its waves toss to and fro, yet they cannot prevail; Though they roar, yet they cannot pass over it.

(Jeremiah 5:22)

When He assigned to the sea its limit, so that the waters would not transgress His command, when He marked out the foundations of the earth,

(Proverbs 8:29)

You have set a boundary that they may not pass over,

That they may not return to cover the earth.

(Psalm 104:9)

Or who shut in the sea with doors, when it burst forth and issued from the womb; When I made the clouds its garment, and thick darkness its swaddling band; When I fixed My limit for it, and set bars and doors; When I said, ‘This far you may come, but no farther, and here your proud waves must stop!’

(Job 38:8-11)


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