Job 38:3

3 Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.

Job 38:3 in Other Translations

KJV
3 Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me.
ESV
3 Dress for action like a man; I will question you, and you make it known to me.
NLT
3 Brace yourself like a man, because I have some questions for you, and you must answer them.
MSG
3 Pull yourself together, Job! Up on your feet! Stand tall! I have some questions for you, and I want some straight answers.
CSB
3 Get ready to answer Me like a man; when I question you, you will inform Me.

Job 38:3 In-Context

1 Then the LORD spoke to Job out of the storm. He said:
2 “Who is this that obscures my plans with words without knowledge?
3 Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.
4 “Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation? Tell me, if you understand.
5 Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know! Who stretched a measuring line across it?

Cross References 1

  • 1. Job 40:7; Job 42:4; Mark 11:29
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