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Fear ye not me? saith the LORD: will ye not tremble at my presence, which have placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it?
New Defender's Study Bible Notes
5:22 bound of the sea. This was a divine reminder of the Noahic covenant, assuring all descendants of Noah (including the Israelites) that there would never be another global flood (Genesis 9:11; see also Job 38:8-11; Psalm 104:9; Isaiah 54:9).