Job 40
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1And YHWH answers Job and says:

2“Is the striver with the Mighty instructed? The reprover of God, let him answer it.”

3And Job answers YHWH and says:

4“Behold, I have been vile, "" What do I return to You? I have placed my hand on my mouth.

5I have spoken once, and I do not answer, "" And twice, and I do not add.”

6And YHWH answers Job out of the whirlwind and says:

7“Now gird your loins as a man, "" I ask you, and you cause Me to know.

8Do you also make My judgment void? Do you condemn Me, "" That you may be righteous?

9And do you have an arm like God? And do you thunder with a voice like His?

10Now put on excellence and loftiness, "" Indeed, put on splendor and beauty.

11Scatter abroad the wrath of your anger, "" And see every proud one, and make him low.

12See every proud one—humble him, "" And tread down the wicked in their place.

13Hide them in the dust together, "" Bind their faces in secret.

14And even I praise you, "" For your right hand gives salvation to you.

15Now behold, behemoth, "" That I made with you: He eats grass as an ox.

16Now behold, his power [is] in his loins, "" And his strength in the muscles of his belly.

17He bends his tail as a cedar, "" The sinews of his thighs are wrapped together,

18His bones [are] tubes of bronze, "" His bones [are] as a bar of iron.

19He [is] a beginning of the ways of God, "" His Maker [alone] brings His sword near;

20For mountains bear food for him, "" And all the beasts of the field play there.

21He lies down under shades, "" In a secret place of reed and marsh.

22Shades cover him, [with] their shadow, "" Willows of the brook cover him.

23Behold, a flood oppresses—he does not hurry, "" He is confident though Jordan "" Comes forth to his mouth.

24Does [one] take him by his eyes? "" Does [one] pierce the nose with snares?”

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