Parallel Bible results for Job 40

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Job 40

NLT 1 Then the LORD said to Job, NIV 1 The LORD said to Job: NLT 2 "Do you still want to argue with the Almighty? You are God's critic, but do you have the answers?" NIV 2 "Will the one who contends with the Almighty correct him? Let him who accuses God answer him!" NLT 3 Then Job replied to the LORD, NIV 3 Then Job answered the LORD: NLT 4 "I am nothing -- how could I ever find the answers? I will put my hand over my mouth in silence. NIV 4 "I am unworthy--how can I reply to you? I put my hand over my mouth. NLT 5 I have said too much already. I have nothing more to say." NIV 5 I spoke once, but I have no answer-- twice, but I will say no more." NLT 6 Then the LORD answered Job from the whirlwind: NIV 6 Then the LORD spoke to Job out of the storm: NLT 7 "Brace yourself, because I have some questions for you, and you must answer them. NIV 7 "Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me. NLT 8 Are you going to discredit my justice and condemn me so you can say you are right? NIV 8 "Would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself ? NLT 9 Are you as strong as God, and can you thunder with a voice like his? NIV 9 Do you have an arm like God's, and can your voice thunder like his? NLT 10 All right then, put on your robes of state, your majesty and splendor. NIV 10 Then adorn yourself with glory and splendor, and clothe yourself in honor and majesty. NLT 11 Give vent to your anger. Let it overflow against the proud. NIV 11 Unleash the fury of your wrath, look at every proud man and bring him low, NLT 12 Humiliate the proud with a glance; walk on the wicked where they stand. NIV 12 look at every proud man and humble him, crush the wicked where they stand. NLT 13 Bury them in the dust. Imprison them in the world of the dead. NIV 13 Bury them all in the dust together; shroud their faces in the grave. NLT 14 Then even I would praise you, for your own strength would save you." NIV 14 Then I myself will admit to you that your own right hand can save you. NLT 15 "Take a look at the mighty hippopotamus. I made it, just as I made you. It eats grass like an ox. NIV 15 "Look at the behemoth, which I made along with you and which feeds on grass like an ox. NLT 16 See its powerful loins and the muscles of its belly. NIV 16 What strength he has in his loins, what power in the muscles of his belly! NLT 17 Its tail is as straight as a cedar. The sinews of its thighs are tightly knit together. NIV 17 His tail sways like a cedar; the sinews of his thighs are close-knit. NLT 18 Its bones are tubes of bronze. Its limbs are bars of iron. NIV 18 His bones are tubes of bronze, his limbs like rods of iron. NLT 19 It is a prime example of God's amazing handiwork. Only its Creator can threaten it. NIV 19 He ranks first among the works of God, yet his Maker can approach him with his sword. NLT 20 The mountains offer it their best food, where all the wild animals play. NIV 20 The hills bring him their produce, and all the wild animals play nearby. NLT 21 It lies down under the lotus plants, hidden by the reeds. NIV 21 Under the lotus plants he lies, hidden among the reeds in the marsh. NLT 22 The lotus plants give it shade among the willows beside the stream. NIV 22 The lotuses conceal him in their shadow; the poplars by the stream surround him. NLT 23 It is not disturbed by raging rivers, not even when the swelling Jordan rushes down upon it. NIV 23 When the river rages, he is not alarmed; he is secure, though the Jordan should surge against his mouth. NLT 24 No one can catch it off guard or put a ring in its nose and lead it away." NIV 24 Can anyone capture him by the eyes, or trap him and pierce his nose?