Job 40:15-24 NIV

15 "Look at the behemoth,a which I made1 along with you and which feeds on grass like an ox.2

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    • a 40:15 - Possibly the hippopotamus or the elephant
      16 What strength3 he has in his loins, what power in the muscles of his belly!4

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      17 His tailb sways like a cedar; the sinews of his thighs are close-knit.5

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        • b 40:17 - Possibly trunk
          18 His bones are tubes of bronze, his limbs6 like rods of iron.7

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          19 He ranks first among the works of God,8 yet his Maker9 can approach him with his sword.10

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          20 The hills bring him their produce,11 and all the wild animals play12 nearby.13

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          21 Under the lotus plants he lies, hidden among the reeds14 in the marsh.15

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          22 The lotuses conceal him in their shadow; the poplars by the stream16 surround him.

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          23 When the river rages,17 he is not alarmed; he is secure, though the Jordan18 should surge against his mouth.

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          24 Can anyone capture him by the eyes,c or trap him and pierce his nose?19

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