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Job 40 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:1 - Moreover the LORD answered Job, and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:2 - Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth God, let him answer it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:3 - Then Job answered the LORD, and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:4 - Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay mine hand upon my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:5 - Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yea, twice; but I will proceed no further.

God Questions Job

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:6 - Then answered the LORD unto Job out of the whirlwind, and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:7 - Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:8 - Wilt thou also disannul my judgment? wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest be righteous?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:9 - Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:10 - Deck thyself now with majesty and excellency; and array thyself with glory and beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:11 - Cast abroad the rage of thy wrath: and behold every one that is proud, and abase him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:12 - Look on every one that is proud, and bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:13 - Hide them in the dust together; and bind their faces in secret.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:14 - Then will I also confess unto thee that thine own right hand can save thee.

God's Power Shown in Creatures

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:15 - Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eateth grass as an ox.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:16 - Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:17 - He moveth his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his stones are wrapped together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:18 - His bones are as strong pieces of brass; his bones are like bars of iron.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:19 - He is the chief of the ways of God: he that made him can make his sword to approach unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:20 - Surely the mountains bring him forth food, where all the beasts of the field play.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:21 - He lieth under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:22 - The shady trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:23 - Behold, he drinketh up a river, and hasteth not: he trusteth that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:24 - He taketh it with his eyes: his nose pierceth through snares.

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

For more information on this translation, see the KJV Preface.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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