Job 41

Book of Job - Chapter 41

Job 41:1

"Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook, 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 shall 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 one to 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 forth.

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 forth from 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 brass 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."