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The reference to singing comes a few verses later: 4 Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if thou hast the understanding. 5 Who determined the measures thereof, if thou knowest? Or who stretched the line upon it? 6 Whereupon were the foundations thereof fastened? Or who laid the corner-stone thereof, 7 When the morning ...


Translators often point out these sorts of puns in footnotes and they are even more commonly mentioned in commentaries. For instance, here's one I found many years ago when I read the NIV Study Bible: Genesis 40:12-13 (NIV) “This is what it means, ” Joseph said to him. “The three branches are three days. Within three days Pharaoh will lift up your ...

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