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Job 40


Job 40:1 Then the Lord said to Job,
Job 40:2 "Will the faultfinder contend with the Almighty? Let him who reproves God answer it."
Job 40:3 Then Job answered the Lord and said,
Job 40:4 "Behold, I am insignificant; what can I reply to You? I lay my hand on my mouth.
Job 40:5 "Once I have spoken, and I will not answer; Even twice, and I will add nothing more."
Job 40:6 Then the Lord answered Job out of the storm and said,
Job 40:7 "Now gird up your loins like a man; I will ask you, and you instruct Me.
Job 40:8 "Will you really annul My judgment? Will you condemn Me that you may be justified?
Job 40:9 "Or do you have an arm like God, And can you thunder with a voice like His?
Job 40:10 "Adorn yourself with eminence and dignity, And clothe yourself with honor and majesty.
Job 40:11 "Pour out the overflowings of your anger, And look on everyone who is proud, and make him low.
Job 40:12 "Look on everyone who is proud, and humble him, And tread down the wicked where they stand.
Job 40:13 "Hide them in the dust together; Bind them in the hidden place.
Job 40:14 "Then I will also confess to you, That your own right hand can save you.
Job 40:15 "Behold now, Behemoth, which I made as well as you; He eats grass like an ox.
Job 40:16 "Behold now, his strength in his loins And his power in the muscles of his belly.
Job 40:17 "He bends his tail like a cedar; The sinews of his thighs are knit together.
Job 40:18 "His bones are tubes of bronze; His limbs are like bars of iron.
Job 40:19 "He is the first of the ways of God; Let his maker bring near his sword.
Job 40:20 "Surely the mountains bring him food, And all the beasts of the field play there.
Job 40:21 "Under the lotus plants he lies down, In the covert of the reeds and the marsh.
Job 40:22 "The lotus plants cover him with shade; The willows of the brook surround him.
Job 40:23 "If a river rages, he is not alarmed; He is confident, though the Jordan rushes to his mouth.
Job 40:24 "Can anyone capture him when he is on watch, With barbs can anyone pierce his nose?


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Job 40:1 Moreover the LORD answered Job, and said, Job 40:1 Then the Lord said to Job, Job 40:1 καὶ ἀπεκρίθη κύριος ὁ θεὸς τῷ Ιωβ καὶ εἶπεν
Job 40:2 Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth God, let him answer it. Job 40:2 "Will the faultfinder contend with the Almighty? Let him who reproves God answer it." Job 40:2 μὴ κρίσιν μετὰ ἱκανοῦ ἐκκλινεῖ ἐλέγχων θεὸν ἀποκριθήσεται αὐτήν
Job 40:3 Then Job answered the LORD, and said, Job 40:3 Then Job answered the Lord and said, Job 40:3 ὑπολαβὼν δὲ Ιωβ λέγει τῷ κυρίῳ
Job 40:4 Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay mine hand upon my mouth. Job 40:4 "Behold, I am insignificant; what can I reply to You? I lay my hand on my mouth. Job 40:4 τί ἔτι ἐγὼ κρίνομαι νουθετούμενος καὶ ἐλέγχων κύριον ἀκούων τοιαῦτα οὐθὲν ὤν ἐγὼ δὲ τίνα ἀπόκρισιν δῶ πρὸς ταῦτα χεῖρα θήσω ἐπὶ στόματί μου
Job 40:5 Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yea, twice; but I will proceed no further. Job 40:5 "Once I have spoken, and I will not answer; Even twice, and I will add nothing more." Job 40:5 ἅπαξ λελάληκα ἐπὶ δὲ τῷ δευτέρῳ οὐ προσθήσω
Job 40:6 Then answered the LORD unto Job out of the whirlwind, and said, Job 40:6 Then the Lord answered Job out of the storm and said, Job 40:6 ἔτι δὲ ὑπολαβὼν ὁ κύριος εἶπεν τῷ Ιωβ ἐκ τοῦ νέφους
Job 40:7 Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me. Job 40:7 "Now gird up your loins like a man; I will ask you, and you instruct Me. Job 40:7 μή ἀλλὰ ζῶσαι ὥσπερ ἀνὴρ τὴν ὀσφύν σου ἐρωτήσω δέ σε σὺ δέ μοι ἀποκρίθητι
Job 40:8 Wilt thou also disannul my judgment? wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest be righteous? Job 40:8 "Will you really annul My judgment? Will you condemn Me that you may be justified? Job 40:8 μὴ ἀποποιοῦ μου τὸ κρίμα οἴει δέ με ἄλλως σοι κεχρηματικέναι ἢ ἵνα ἀναφανῇς δίκαιος
Job 40:9 Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him? Job 40:9 "Or do you have an arm like God, And can you thunder with a voice like His? Job 40:9 ἦ βραχίων σοί ἐστιν κατὰ τοῦ κυρίου ἢ φωνῇ κατ᾽ αὐτὸν βροντᾷς
Job 40:10 Deck thyself now with majesty and excellency; and array thyself with glory and beauty. Job 40:10 "Adorn yourself with eminence and dignity, And clothe yourself with honor and majesty. Job 40:10 ἀνάλαβε δὴ ὕψος καὶ δύναμιν δόξαν δὲ καὶ τιμὴν ἀμφίεσαι
Job 40:11 Cast abroad the rage of thy wrath: and behold every one that is proud, and abase him. Job 40:11 "Pour out the overflowings of your anger, And look on everyone who is proud, and make him low. Job 40:11 ἀπόστειλον δὲ ἀγγέλους ὀργῇ πᾶν δὲ ὑβριστὴν ταπείνωσον
Job 40:12 Look on every one that is proud, and bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place. Job 40:12 "Look on everyone who is proud, and humble him, And tread down the wicked where they stand. Job 40:12 ὑπερήφανον δὲ σβέσον σῆψον δὲ ἀσεβεῖς παραχρῆμα
Job 40:13 Hide them in the dust together; and bind their faces in secret. Job 40:13 "Hide them in the dust together; Bind them in the hidden place. Job 40:13 κρύψον δὲ εἰς γῆν ἔξω ὁμοθυμαδόν τὰ δὲ πρόσωπα αὐτῶν ἀτιμίας ἔμπλησον
Job 40:14 Then will I also confess unto thee that thine own right hand can save thee. Job 40:14 "Then I will also confess to you, That your own right hand can save you. Job 40:14 ὁμολογήσω ἄρα ὅτι δύναται ἡ δεξιά σου σῶσαι
Job 40:15 Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eateth grass as an ox. Job 40:15 "Behold now, Behemoth, which I made as well as you; He eats grass like an ox. Job 40:15 ἀλλὰ δὴ ἰδοὺ θηρία παρὰ σοί χόρτον ἴσα βουσὶν ἐσθίει
Job 40:16 Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly. Job 40:16 "Behold now, his strength in his loins And his power in the muscles of his belly. Job 40:16 ἰδοὺ δὴ ἰσχὺς αὐτοῦ ἐπ᾽ ὀσφύι ἡ δὲ δύναμις ἐπ᾽ ὀμφαλοῦ γαστρός
Job 40:17 He moveth his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his stones are wrapped together. Job 40:17 "He bends his tail like a cedar; The sinews of his thighs are knit together. Job 40:17 ἔστησεν οὐρὰν ὡς κυπάρισσον τὰ δὲ νεῦρα αὐτοῦ συμπέπλεκται
Job 40:18 His bones are as strong pieces of brass; his bones are like bars of iron. Job 40:18 "His bones are tubes of bronze; His limbs are like bars of iron. Job 40:18 αἱ πλευραὶ αὐτοῦ πλευραὶ χάλκειαι ἡ δὲ ῥάχις αὐτοῦ σίδηρος χυτός
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 40:19 "He is the first of the ways of God; Let his maker bring near his sword. Job 40:19 τοῦτ᾽ ἔστιν ἀρχὴ πλάσματος κυρίου πεποιημένον ἐγκαταπαίζεσθαι ὑπὸ τῶν ἀγγέλων αὐτοῦ
Job 40:20 Surely the mountains bring him forth food, where all the beasts of the field play. Job 40:20 "Surely the mountains bring him food, And all the beasts of the field play there. Job 40:20 ἐπελθὼν δὲ ἐπ᾽ ὄρος ἀκρότομον ἐποίησεν χαρμονὴν τετράποσιν ἐν τῷ ταρτάρῳ
Job 40:21 He lieth under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens. Job 40:21 "Under the lotus plants he lies down, In the covert of the reeds and the marsh. Job 40:21 ὑπὸ παντοδαπὰ δένδρα κοιμᾶται παρὰ πάπυρον καὶ κάλαμον καὶ βούτομον
Job 40:22 The shady trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about. Job 40:22 "The lotus plants cover him with shade; The willows of the brook surround him. Job 40:22 σκιάζονται δὲ ἐν αὐτῷ δένδρα μεγάλα σὺν ῥαδάμνοις καὶ κλῶνες ἄγνου
Job 40:23 Behold, he drinketh up a river, and hasteth not: he trusteth that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth. Job 40:23 "If a river rages, he is not alarmed; He is confident, though the Jordan rushes to his mouth. Job 40:23 ἐὰν γένηται πλήμμυρα οὐ μὴ αἰσθηθῇ πέποιθεν ὅτι προσκρούσει ὁ Ιορδάνης εἰς τὸ στόμα αὐτοῦ
Job 40:24 He taketh it with his eyes: his nose pierceth through snares. Job 40:24 "Can anyone capture him when he is on watch, With barbs can anyone pierce his nose? Job 40:24 ἐν τῷ ὀφθαλμῷ αὐτοῦ δέξεται αὐτόν ἐνσκολιευόμενος τρήσει ῥῖνα

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