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Job 41

ESV 1 "Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook or press down his tongue with a cord? NIV 1 “Can you pull in Leviathan with a fishhook or tie down its tongue with a rope? ESV 2 Can you put a rope in his nose or pierce his jaw with a hook? NIV 2 Can you put a cord through its nose or pierce its jaw with a hook? ESV 3 Will he make many pleas to you? Will he speak to you soft words? NIV 3 Will it keep begging you for mercy? Will it speak to you with gentle words? ESV 4 Will he make a covenant with you to take him for your servant forever? NIV 4 Will it make an agreement with you for you to take it as your slave for life? ESV 5 Will you play with him as with a bird, or will you put him on a leash for your girls? NIV 5 Can you make a pet of it like a bird or put it on a leash for the young women in your house? ESV 6 Will traders bargain over him? Will they divide him up among the merchants? NIV 6 Will traders barter for it? Will they divide it up among the merchants? ESV 7 Can you fill his skin with harpoons or his head with fishing spears? NIV 7 Can you fill its hide with harpoons or its head with fishing spears? ESV 8 Lay your hands on him; remember the battle--you will not do it again! NIV 8 If you lay a hand on it, you will remember the struggle and never do it again! ESV 9 Behold, the hope of a man is false; he is laid low even at the sight of him. NIV 9 Any hope of subduing it is false; the mere sight of it is overpowering. ESV 10 No one is so fierce that he dares to stir him up. Who then is he who can stand before me? NIV 10 No one is fierce enough to rouse it. Who then is able to stand against me? ESV 11 Who has first given to me, that I should repay him? Whatever is under the whole heaven is mine. NIV 11 Who has a claim against me that I must pay? Everything under heaven belongs to me. ESV 12 "I will not keep silence concerning his limbs, or his mighty strength, or his goodly frame. NIV 12 “I will not fail to speak of Leviathan’s limbs, its strength and its graceful form. ESV 13 Who can strip off his outer garment? Who would come near him with a bridle? NIV 13 Who can strip off its outer coat? Who can penetrate its double coat of armor ? ESV 14 Who can open the doors of his face? Around his teeth is terror. NIV 14 Who dares open the doors of its mouth, ringed about with fearsome teeth? ESV 15 His back is made of rows of shields, shut up closely as with a seal. NIV 15 Its back has rows of shields tightly sealed together; ESV 16 One is so near to another that no air can come between them. NIV 16 each is so close to the next that no air can pass between. ESV 17 They are joined one to another; they clasp each other and cannot be separated. NIV 17 They are joined fast to one another; they cling together and cannot be parted. ESV 18 His sneezings flash forth light, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the dawn. NIV 18 Its snorting throws out flashes of light; its eyes are like the rays of dawn. ESV 19 Out of his mouth go flaming torches; sparks of fire leap forth. NIV 19 Flames stream from its mouth; sparks of fire shoot out. ESV 20 Out of his nostrils comes forth smoke, as from a boiling pot and burning rushes. NIV 20 Smoke pours from its nostrils as from a boiling pot over burning reeds. ESV 21 His breath kindles coals, and a flame comes forth from his mouth. NIV 21 Its breath sets coals ablaze, and flames dart from its mouth. ESV 22 In his neck abides strength, and terror dances before him. NIV 22 Strength resides in its neck; dismay goes before it. ESV 23 The folds of his flesh stick together, firmly cast on him and immovable. NIV 23 The folds of its flesh are tightly joined; they are firm and immovable. ESV 24 His heart is hard as a stone, hard as the lower millstone. NIV 24 Its chest is hard as rock, hard as a lower millstone. ESV 25 When he raises himself up the mighty are afraid; at the crashing they are beside themselves. NIV 25 When it rises up, the mighty are terrified; they retreat before its thrashing. ESV 26 Though the sword reaches him, it does not avail, nor the spear, the dart, or the javelin. NIV 26 The sword that reaches it has no effect, nor does the spear or the dart or the javelin. ESV 27 He counts iron as straw, and bronze as rotten wood. NIV 27 Iron it treats like straw and bronze like rotten wood. ESV 28 The arrow cannot make him flee; for him sling stones are turned to stubble. NIV 28 Arrows do not make it flee; slingstones are like chaff to it. ESV 29 Clubs are counted as stubble; he laughs at the rattle of javelins. NIV 29 A club seems to it but a piece of straw; it laughs at the rattling of the lance. ESV 30 His underparts are like sharp potsherds; he spreads himself like a threshing sledge on the mire. NIV 30 Its undersides are jagged potsherds, leaving a trail in the mud like a threshing sledge. ESV 31 He makes the deep boil like a pot; he makes the sea like a pot of ointment. NIV 31 It makes the depths churn like a boiling caldron and stirs up the sea like a pot of ointment. ESV 32 Behind him he leaves a shining wake; one would think the deep to be white-haired. NIV 32 It leaves a glistening wake behind it; one would think the deep had white hair. ESV 33 On earth there is not his like, a creature without fear. NIV 33 Nothing on earth is its equal— a creature without fear. ESV 34 He sees everything that is high; he is king over all the sons of pride." NIV 34 It looks down on all that are haughty; it is king over all that are proud.”

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