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Job - Chapter 40


Book of Job - Chapter 40

Job 40:1

Moreover the LORD answered Job, and said,

Job 40:2

Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct [him]? he that reproveth God, let him answer it.

Job 40:3

Then Job answered the LORD, and said,

Job 40:4

Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay mine hand upon my mouth.

Job 40:5

Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yea, twice; but I will proceed no further.

Job 40:6

Then answered the LORD unto Job out of the whirlwind, and said,

Job 40:7

Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.

Job 40:8

Wilt thou also disannul my judgment? wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest be righteous?

Job 40:9

Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him?

Job 40:10

Deck thyself now [with] majesty and excellency; and array thyself with glory and beauty.

Job 40:11

Cast abroad the rage of thy wrath: and behold every one [that is] proud, and abase him.

Job 40:12

Look on every one [that is] proud, [and] bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place.

Job 40:13

Hide them in the dust together; [and] bind their faces in secret.

Job 40:14

Then will I also confess unto thee that thine own right hand can save thee.

Job 40:15

Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eateth grass as an ox.

Job 40:16

Lo now, his strength [is] in his loins, and his force [is] in the navel of his belly.

Job 40:17

He moveth his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his stones are wrapped together.

Job 40:18

His bones [are as] strong pieces of brass; his bones [are] like bars of iron.

Job 40:19

He [is] the chief of the ways of God: he that made him can make his sword to approach [unto him].

Job 40:20

Surely the mountains bring him forth food, where all the beasts of the field play.

Job 40:21

He lieth under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens.

Job 40:22

The shady trees cover him [with] their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about.

Job 40:23

Behold, he drinketh up a river, [and] hasteth not: he trusteth that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth.

Job 40:24

He taketh it with his eyes: [his] nose pierceth through snares.