Job 41:1 ←
“Can you draw out Leviathan with a fish hook, or press down his tongue with a cord?
Job 41:2 ←
Can you put a rope into his nose, or pierce his jaw through with a hook?
Job 41:3 ←
Will he make many petitions to you, or will he speak soft words to you?
Job 41:4 ←
Will he make a covenant with you, that you should take him for a servant forever?
Job 41:5 ←
Will you play with him as with a bird? Or will you bind him for your girls?
Job 41:6 ←
Will traders barter for him? Will they part him among the merchants?
Job 41:7 ←
Can you fill his skin with barbed irons, or his head with fish spears?
Job 41:8 ←
Lay your hand on him. Remember the battle, and do so no more.
Job 41:9 ←
Behold, the hope of him is in vain. Won’t one be cast down even at the sight of him?
Job 41:10 ←
None is so fierce that he dare stir him up. Who then is he who can stand before me?
Job 41:11 ←
Who has first given to me, that I should repay him? Everything under the heavens is mine.
Job 41:12 ←
“I will not keep silence concerning his limbs, nor his mighty strength, nor his goodly frame.
Job 41:13 ←
Who can strip off his outer garment? Who will come within his jaws?
Job 41:14 ←
Who can open the doors of his face? Around his teeth is terror.
Job 41:15 ←
Strong scales are his pride, shut up together with a close seal.
Job 41:16 ←
One is so near to another, that no air can come between them.
Job 41:17 ←
They are joined to one another. They stick together, so that they can’t be pulled apart.
Job 41:18 ←
His sneezing flashes out light. His eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.
Job 41:19 ←
Out of his mouth go burning torches. Sparks of fire leap out.
Job 41:20 ←
Out of his nostrils a smoke goes, as of a boiling pot over a fire of reeds.
Job 41:21 ←
His breath kindles coals. A flame goes out of his mouth.
Job 41:22 ←
There is strength in his neck. Terror dances before him.
Job 41:23 ←
The flakes of his flesh are joined together. They are firm on him. They can’t be moved.
Job 41:24 ←
His heart is as firm as a stone, yes, firm as the lower millstone.
Job 41:25 ←
When he raises himself up, the mighty are afraid. They retreat before his thrashing.
Job 41:26 ←
If one attacks him with the sword, it can’t prevail; nor the spear, the dart, nor the pointed shaft.
Job 41:27 ←
He counts iron as straw, and bronze as rotten wood.
Job 41:28 ←
The arrow can’t make him flee. Sling stones are like chaff to him.
Job 41:29 ←
Clubs are counted as stubble. He laughs at the rushing of the javelin.
Job 41:30 ←
His undersides are like sharp potsherds, leaving a trail in the mud like a threshing sledge.
Job 41:31 ←
He makes the deep to boil like a pot. He makes the sea like a pot of ointment.
Job 41:32 ←
He makes a path shine after him. One would think the deep had white hair.
Job 41:33 ←
On earth there is not his equal, that is made without fear.
Job 41:34 ←
He sees everything that is high. He is king over all the sons of pride.”