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Job 41

NKJV 1 "Can you draw out Leviathan with a hook, Or snare his tongue with a line which you lower? NIV 1 "Can you pull in the leviathan with a fishhook or tie down his tongue with a rope? NKJV 2 Can you put a reed 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? NKJV 3 Will he make many supplications to you? Will he speak softly to you? NIV 3 Will he keep begging you for mercy? Will he speak to you with gentle words? NKJV 4 Will he make a covenant with you? Will you take him as a servant forever? NIV 4 Will he make an agreement with you for you to take him as your slave for life? NKJV 5 Will you play with him as with a bird, Or will you leash him for your maidens? NIV 5 Can you make a pet of him like a bird or put him on a leash for your girls? NKJV 6 Will your companions make a banquet of him? Will they apportion him among the merchants? NIV 6 Will traders barter for him? Will they divide him up among the merchants? NKJV 7 Can you fill his skin with harpoons, Or his head with fishing spears? NIV 7 Can you fill his hide with harpoons or his head with fishing spears? NKJV 8 Lay your hand on him; Remember the battle-- Never do it again! NIV 8 If you lay a hand on him, you will remember the struggle and never do it again! NKJV 9 Indeed, any hope of overcoming him is false; Shall one not be overwhelmed at the sight of him? NIV 9 Any hope of subduing him is false; the mere sight of him is overpowering. NKJV 10 No one is so fierce that he would dare stir him up. Who then is able to stand against Me? NIV 10 No one is fierce enough to rouse him. Who then is able to stand against me? NKJV 11 Who has preceded Me, that I should pay him? Everything under heaven is Mine. NIV 11 Who has a claim against me that I must pay? Everything under heaven belongs to me. NKJV 12 "I will not conceal his limbs, His mighty power, or his graceful proportions. NIV 12 "I will not fail to speak of his limbs, his strength and his graceful form. NKJV 13 Who can remove his outer coat? Who can approach him with a double bridle? NIV 13 Who can strip off his outer coat? Who would approach him with a bridle? NKJV 14 Who can open the doors of his face, With his terrible teeth all around? NIV 14 Who dares open the doors of his mouth, ringed about with his fearsome teeth? NKJV 15 His rows of scales are his pride, Shut up tightly as with a seal; NIV 15 His back has rows of shields tightly sealed together; NKJV 16 One is so near another That no air can come between them; NIV 16 each is so close to the next that no air can pass between. NKJV 17 They are joined one to another, They stick together and cannot be parted. NIV 17 They are joined fast to one another; they cling together and cannot be parted. NKJV 18 His sneezings flash forth light, And his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning. NIV 18 His snorting throws out flashes of light; his eyes are like the rays of dawn. NKJV 19 Out of his mouth go burning lights; Sparks of fire shoot out. NIV 19 Firebrands stream from his mouth; sparks of fire shoot out. NKJV 20 Smoke goes out of his nostrils, As from a boiling pot and burning rushes. NIV 20 Smoke pours from his nostrils as from a boiling pot over a fire of reeds. NKJV 21 His breath kindles coals, And a flame goes out of his mouth. NIV 21 His breath sets coals ablaze, and flames dart from his mouth. NKJV 22 Strength dwells in his neck, And sorrow dances before him. NIV 22 Strength resides in his neck; dismay goes before him. NKJV 23 The folds of his flesh are joined together; They are firm on him and cannot be moved. NIV 23 The folds of his flesh are tightly joined; they are firm and immovable. NKJV 24 His heart is as hard as stone, Even as hard as the lower millstone. NIV 24 His chest is hard as rock, hard as a lower millstone. NKJV 25 When he raises himself up, the mighty are afraid; Because of his crashings they are beside themselves. NIV 25 When he rises up, the mighty are terrified; they retreat before his thrashing. NKJV 26 Though the sword reaches him, it cannot avail; Nor does spear, dart, or javelin. NIV 26 The sword that reaches him has no effect, nor does the spear or the dart or the javelin. NKJV 27 He regards iron as straw, And bronze as rotten wood. NIV 27 Iron he treats like straw and bronze like rotten wood. NKJV 28 The arrow cannot make him flee; Slingstones become like stubble to him. NIV 28 Arrows do not make him flee; slingstones are like chaff to him. NKJV 29 Darts are regarded as straw; He laughs at the threat of javelins. NIV 29 A club seems to him but a piece of straw; he laughs at the rattling of the lance. NKJV 30 His undersides are like sharp potsherds; He spreads pointed marks in the mire. NIV 30 His undersides are jagged potsherds, leaving a trail in the mud like a threshing sledge. NKJV 31 He makes the deep boil like a pot; He makes the sea like a pot of ointment. NIV 31 He makes the depths churn like a boiling caldron and stirs up the sea like a pot of ointment. NKJV 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. NKJV 33 On earth there is nothing like him, Which is made without fear. NIV 33 Nothing on earth is his equal-- a creature without fear. NKJV 34 He beholds every high thing; He is king over all the children of pride." NIV 34 He looks down on all that are haughty; he is king over all that are proud."