Job 40:1 ←
Moreover Yahweh answered Job,
Job 40:2 ←
“Shall he who argues contend with the Almighty? He who argues with God, let him answer it.”
Job 40:3 ←
Then Job answered Yahweh,
Job 40:4 ←
“Behold, I am of small account. What will I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth.
Job 40:5 ←
I have spoken once, and I will not answer; Yes, twice, but I will proceed no further.”
Job 40:6 ←
Then Yahweh answered Job out of the whirlwind:
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“Now brace yourself like a man. I will question you, and you will answer me.
Job 40:8 ←
Will you even annul my judgment? Will you condemn me, that you may be justified?
Job 40:9 ←
Or do you have an arm like God? Can you thunder with a voice like him?
Job 40:10 ←
“Now deck yourself with excellency and dignity. Array yourself with honor and majesty.
Job 40:11 ←
Pour out the fury of your anger. Look at everyone who is proud, and bring him low.
Job 40:12 ←
Look at everyone who is proud, and humble him. Crush the wicked in their place.
Job 40:13 ←
Hide them in the dust together. Bind their faces in the hidden place.
Job 40:14 ←
Then I will also admit to you that your own right hand can save you.
Job 40:15 ←
“See now behemoth, which I made as well as you. He eats grass as an ox.
Job 40:16 ←
Look now, his strength is in his thighs. His force is in the muscles of his belly.
Job 40:17 ←
He moves his tail like a cedar. The sinews of his thighs are knit together.
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His bones are like tubes of bronze. His limbs are like bars of iron.
Job 40:19 ←
He is the chief of the ways of God. He who made him gives him his sword.
Job 40:20 ←
Surely the mountains produce food for him, where all the animals of the field play.
Job 40:21 ←
He lies under the lotus trees, in the covert of the reed, and the marsh.
Job 40:22 ←
The lotuses cover him with their shade. The willows of the brook surround him.
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Behold, if a river overflows, he doesn’t tremble. He is confident, though the Jordan swells even to his mouth.
Job 40:24 ←
Shall any take him when he is on the watch, or pierce through his nose with a snare?