The LORD made me at the beginning of His creation, before His works of long ago.
when He set a limit for the sea so that the waters would not violate His command, when He laid out the foundations of the earth.
I was a skilled craftsman beside Him. I was His delight every day, always rejoicing before Him.
Who has gone up to heaven and come down? Who has gathered the wind in His hands? Who has bound up the waters in a cloak? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is His name, and what is the name of His Son-- if you know?
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Long ago You established the earth, and the heavens are the work of Your hands.
He established the earth on its foundations; it will never be shaken.
In these last days, He has spoken to us by [His] Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things and through whom He made the universe.
And: In the beginning, Lord, You established the earth, and the heavens are the works of Your hands;