Parallel Bible results for Job 41

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Job 41

CSB 1 Can you pull in Leviathan with a hook or tie his tongue down with a rope? NIV 1 "Can you pull in the leviathan with a fishhook or tie down his tongue with a rope? CSB 2 Can you put a cord through his nose or pierce his jaw with a hook? NIV 2 Can you put a cord through his nose or pierce his jaw with a hook? CSB 3 Will he beg you for mercy or speak softly to you? NIV 3 Will he keep begging you for mercy? Will he speak to you with gentle words? CSB 4 Will he make a covenant with you so that you can take him as a slave forever? NIV 4 Will he make an agreement with you for you to take him as your slave for life? CSB 5 Can you play with him like a bird or put him on a leash for your girls? NIV 5 Can you make a pet of him like a bird or put him on a leash for your girls? CSB 6 Will traders bargain for him or divide him among the merchants? NIV 6 Will traders barter for him? Will they divide him up among the merchants? CSB 7 Can you fill his hide with harpoons or his head with fishing spears? NIV 7 Can you fill his hide with harpoons or his head with fishing spears? CSB 8 Lay a hand on him. You will remember the battle and never repeat it! NIV 8 If you lay a hand on him, you will remember the struggle and never do it again! CSB 9 Any hope of [capturing] him proves false. Does a person not collapse at the very sight of him? NIV 9 Any hope of subduing him is false; the mere sight of him is overpowering. CSB 10 No one is ferocious [enough] to rouse Leviathan; who then can stand against Me? NIV 10 No one is fierce enough to rouse him. Who then is able to stand against me? CSB 11 Who confronted Me, that I should repay him? Everything under heaven belongs to Me. NIV 11 Who has a claim against me that I must pay? Everything under heaven belongs to me. CSB 12 I cannot be silent about his limbs, his power, and his graceful proportions. NIV 12 "I will not fail to speak of his limbs, his strength and his graceful form. CSB 13 Who can strip off his outer covering? Who can penetrate his double layer of armor? NIV 13 Who can strip off his outer coat? Who would approach him with a bridle? CSB 14 Who can open his jaws, surrounded by those terrifying teeth? NIV 14 Who dares open the doors of his mouth, ringed about with his fearsome teeth? CSB 15 [His] pride is in [his] rows of scales, closely sealed together. NIV 15 His back has rows of shields tightly sealed together; CSB 16 One scale is so close to another that no air can pass between them. NIV 16 each is so close to the next that no air can pass between. CSB 17 They are joined to one another, so closely connected they cannot be separated. NIV 17 They are joined fast to one another; they cling together and cannot be parted. CSB 18 His snorting flashes with light, while his eyes are like the rays of dawn. NIV 18 His snorting throws out flashes of light; his eyes are like the rays of dawn. CSB 19 Flaming torches shoot from his mouth; fiery sparks fly out! NIV 19 Firebrands stream from his mouth; sparks of fire shoot out. CSB 20 Smoke billows from his nostrils as from a boiling pot or [burning] reeds. NIV 20 Smoke pours from his nostrils as from a boiling pot over a fire of reeds. CSB 21 His breath sets coals ablaze, and flames pour out of his mouth. NIV 21 His breath sets coals ablaze, and flames dart from his mouth. CSB 22 Strength resides in his neck, and dismay dances before him. NIV 22 Strength resides in his neck; dismay goes before him. CSB 23 The folds of his flesh are joined together, solid as metal and immovable. NIV 23 The folds of his flesh are tightly joined; they are firm and immovable. CSB 24 His heart is as hard as a rock, as hard as a lower millstone! NIV 24 His chest is hard as rock, hard as a lower millstone. CSB 25 When Leviathan rises, the mighty are terrified; they withdraw because of [his] thrashing. NIV 25 When he rises up, the mighty are terrified; they retreat before his thrashing. CSB 26 The sword that reaches him will have no effect, nor will a spear, dart, or arrow. NIV 26 The sword that reaches him has no effect, nor does the spear or the dart or the javelin. CSB 27 He regards iron as straw, and bronze as rotten wood. NIV 27 Iron he treats like straw and bronze like rotten wood. CSB 28 No arrow can make him flee; slingstones become like stubble to him. NIV 28 Arrows do not make him flee; slingstones are like chaff to him. CSB 29 A club is regarded as stubble, and he laughs at the whirring of a javelin. NIV 29 A club seems to him but a piece of straw; he laughs at the rattling of the lance. CSB 30 His undersides are jagged potsherds, spreading the mud like a threshing sledge. NIV 30 His undersides are jagged potsherds, leaving a trail in the mud like a threshing sledge. CSB 31 He makes the depths seethe like a caldron; he makes the sea like an ointment jar. NIV 31 He makes the depths churn like a boiling caldron and stirs up the sea like a pot of ointment. CSB 32 He leaves a shining wake behind him; one would think the deep had white hair! NIV 32 Behind him he leaves a glistening wake; one would think the deep had white hair. CSB 33 He has no equal on earth- a creature devoid of fear! NIV 33 Nothing on earth is his equal-- a creature without fear. CSB 34 He surveys everything that is haughty; he is king over all the proud beasts. NIV 34 He looks down on all that are haughty; he is king over all that are proud."