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Job 41 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:1 - (40:25) "Can you pull in Leviathan with a hook, and tie down its tongue with a rope?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:2 - Can you put a cord through its nose, or pierce its jaw with a hook?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:3 - Will it make numerous supplications to you, will it speak to you with tender words?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:4 - Will it make a pact with you, so you could take it as your slave for life?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:5 - Can you play with it, like a bird, or tie it on a leash for your girls?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:6 - Will partners bargain for it? Will they divide it up among the merchants?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:7 - Can you fill its hide with harpoons or its head with fishing spears?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:8 - If you lay your hand on it, you will remember the fight, and you will never do it again!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:9 - (41:1) See, his expectation is wrong, he is laid low even at the sight of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:10 - Is it not fierce when it is awakened? Who is he, then, who can stand before it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:11 - (Who has confronted me that I should repay? Everything under heaven belongs to me!)
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:12 - I will not keep silent about its limbs, and the extent of its might, and the grace of its arrangement.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:13 - Who can uncover its outer covering? Who can penetrate to the inside of its armor?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:14 - Who can open the doors of its mouth? Its teeth all around are fearsome.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:15 - Its back has rows of shields, shut up closely together as with a seal;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:16 - each one is so close to the next that no air can come between them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:17 - They lock tightly together, one to the next; they cling together and cannot be separated.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:18 - Its snorting throws out flashes of light; its eyes are like the red glow of dawn.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:19 - Out of its mouth go flames, sparks of fire shoot forth!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:20 - Smoke streams from its nostrils as from a boiling pot over burning rushes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:21 - Its breath sets coals ablaze and a flame shoots from its mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:22 - Strength lodges in its neck, and despair runs before it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:23 - The folds of its flesh are tightly joined; they are firm on it, immovable.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:24 - Its heart is hard as rock, hard as a lower millstone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:25 - When it rises up, the mighty are terrified, at its thrashing about they withdraw.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:26 - Whoever strikes it with a sword will have no effect, nor with the spear, arrow, or dart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:27 - It regards iron as straw and bronze as rotten wood.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:28 - Arrows do not make it flee; slingstones become like chaff to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:29 - A club is counted as a piece of straw; it laughs at the rattling of the lance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:30 - Its underparts are the sharp points of potsherds, it leaves its mark in the mud like a threshing sledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:31 - It makes the deep boil like a cauldron and stirs up the sea like a pot of ointment,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:32 - It leaves a glistening wake behind it; one would think the deep had a head of white hair.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:33 - The likes of it is not on earth, a creature without fear.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:34 - It looks on every haughty being; it is king over all that are proud."

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