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Job 41 RHE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 (40-20) Canst thou draw out the leviathan with a hook, or canst thou tie his tongue with a cord? 1 "Can you pull in the leviathan with a fishhook or tie down his tongue with a rope?
2 (40-21) Canst thou put a ring in his nose, or bore through his jaw with a buckle? 2 Can you put a cord through his nose or pierce his jaw with a hook?
3 (40-22) Will he make many supplications to thee, or speak soft words to thee? 3 Will he keep begging you for mercy? Will he speak to you with gentle words?
4 (40-23) Will he make a covenant with thee, and wilt thou take him to be a servant for ever, 4 Will he make an agreement with you for you to take him as your slave for life?
5 (40-24) Shalt thou play with him as with a bird, or tie him up for thy handmaids? 5 Can you make a pet of him like a bird or put him on a leash for your girls?
6 (40-25) Shall friends cut him in pieces, shall merchants divide him? 6 Will traders barter for him? Will they divide him up among the merchants?
7 (40-26) Wilt thou fill nets with his skin, and the cabins of fishes with his head? 7 Can you fill his hide with harpoons or his head with fishing spears?
8 (40-27) Lay thy hand upon him: remember the battle, and speak no more. 8 If you lay a hand on him, you will remember the struggle and never do it again!
9 (40-28) Behold his hope shall fail him, and in the sight of all he shall be cast down. 9 Any hope of subduing him is false; the mere sight of him is overpowering.
10 (41-1) I will not stir him up, like one that is cruel, for who can resist my countenance? 10 No one is fierce enough to rouse him. Who then is able to stand against me?
11 (41-2) Who hath given me before that I should repay him? All things that are under heaven are mine. 11 Who has a claim against me that I must pay? Everything under heaven belongs to me.
12 (41-3) I will not spare him, nor his mighty words, and framed to make supplication. 12 "I will not fail to speak of his limbs, his strength and his graceful form.
13 (41-4) Who can discover the face of his garment? or who can go into the midst of his mouth? 13 Who can strip off his outer coat? Who would approach him with a bridle?
14 (41-5) Who can open the doors of his face? his teeth are terrible round about. 14 Who dares open the doors of his mouth, ringed about with his fearsome teeth?
15 (41-6) His body is like molten shields, shut close up with scales pressing upon one another. 15 His back has rows of shields tightly sealed together;
16 (41-7) One is joined to another, and not so much as any air can come between them: 16 each is so close to the next that no air can pass between.
17 (41-8) They stick one to another and they hold one another fast, and shall not be separated. 17 They are joined fast to one another; they cling together and cannot be parted.
18 (41-9) His sneezing is like the shining of fire, and his eyes like the eyelids of the morning. 18 His snorting throws out flashes of light; his eyes are like the rays of dawn.
19 (41-10) Out of his mouth go forth lamps, like torches of lighted fire. 19 Firebrands stream from his mouth; sparks of fire shoot out.
20 (41-11) Out of his nostrils goeth smoke, like that of a pot heated and boiling. 20 Smoke pours from his nostrils as from a boiling pot over a fire of reeds.
21 (41-12) His breath kindleth coals, and a flame cometh forth out of his mouth. 21 His breath sets coals ablaze, and flames dart from his mouth.
22 (41-13) In his neck strength shall dwell, and want goeth before his face. 22 Strength resides in his neck; dismay goes before him.
23 (41-14) The members of his flesh cleave one to another: he shall send lightnings against him, and they shall not be carried to another place. 23 The folds of his flesh are tightly joined; they are firm and immovable.
24 (41-15) His heart shall be as hard as a stone, and as firm as a smith’s anvil, 24 His chest is hard as rock, hard as a lower millstone.
25 (41-16) When he shall raise him up, the angels shall fear, and being affrighted shall purify themselves. 25 When he rises up, the mighty are terrified; they retreat before his thrashing.
26 (41-17) When a sword shall lay at him, it shall not be able to hold, nor a spear, nor a breastplate. 26 The sword that reaches him has no effect, nor does the spear or the dart or the javelin.
27 (41-18) For he shall esteem iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood. 27 Iron he treats like straw and bronze like rotten wood.
28 (41-19) The archer shall not put him to flight, the stones of the sling are to him like stubble. 28 Arrows do not make him flee; slingstones are like chaff to him.
29 (41-20) As stubble will he esteem the hammer, and he will laugh him to scorn who shaketh the spear. 29 A club seems to him but a piece of straw; he laughs at the rattling of the lance.
30 (41-21) The beams of the sun shall be under him, and he shall strew gold under him like mire. 30 His undersides are jagged potsherds, leaving a trail in the mud like a threshing sledge.
31 (41-22) He shall make the deep sea to boil like a pot, and shall make it as when ointments boil. 31 He makes the depths churn like a boiling caldron and stirs up the sea like a pot of ointment.
32 (41-23) A path shall shine after him, he shall esteem the deep as growing old. 32 Behind him he leaves a glistening wake; one would think the deep had white hair.
33 (41-24) There is no power upon earth that can be compared with him who was made to fear no one, 33 Nothing on earth is his equal-- a creature without fear.
34 (41-25) He beholdeth every high thing, he is king over all the children of pride. 34 He looks down on all that are haughty; he is king over all that are proud."