Treasury of Scripture
To make the weight, etc. (God has given an atmosphere to the earth, which, possessing a certain degree of gravity perfectly suited to the necessities of all animals, vegetables, and fluids, should be the cause, in His hands, of preserving animal and vegetable life; for by it the blood circulates in the veins of animals, and the juices in the tubes of vegetables. Without this atmospheric pressure there could be no respiration; and the elasticity of the particles of air in animal and vegetable bodies, would rupture the vessels in which they are contained, and destroy both kinds of life)
Psalm 135:7 He causes the vapors to ascend from the ends of the earth; he makes lightning for the rain; he brings the wind out of his treasuries.
Isaiah 40:12 Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span...
he weigheth (He has exactly proportioned the aqueous surface of the earth to the terrene parts, for the purpose of evaporation, etc.)