The geographical direction opposite to south, often used to demonstrate the vast extent between the two.
North as a point of the compass
Job 37:22 See also Ge 13:14; Dt 2:3; Jos 18:5; Ecc 11:3; Isa 14:31; Jer 1:13-15; Jer 3:18 Although geographically situated to the east of Israel, invaders from Mesopotamia had to enter the country from the north, following the land route around the desert areas; Jer 46:6; Eze 8:5; Eze 26:7; Am 8:12; Zep 2:13
North and south used to demonstrate vast extent
The north wind