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Job, Chapter 40
Chapter 39 | Chapter 41
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   1: Moreover Jehovah answered Job, and said,
   2: Shall he that cavilleth contend with the Almighty? He that argueth with God, let him answer it.
   3: Then Job answered Jehovah, and said,
   4: Behold, I am of small account; What shall I answer thee? I lay my hand upon my mouth.
   5: Once have I spoken, and I will not answer; Yea, twice, but I will proceed no further.
   6: Then Jehovah answered Job out of the whirlwind, and said,
   7: Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.
   8: Wilt thou even annul my judgment? Wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest be justified?
   9: Or hast thou an arm like God? And canst thou thunder with a voice like him?
   10: Deck thyself now with excellency and dignity; And array thyself with honor and majesty.
   11: Pour forth the overflowings of thine anger; And look upon every one that is proud, and abase him.
   12: Look on every one that is proud, [and] bring him low; And tread down the wicked where they stand.
   13: Hide them in the dust together; Bind their faces in the hidden [place].
   14: Then will I also confess of thee That thine own right hand can save thee.
   15: Behold now, behemoth, which I made as well as thee; He eateth grass as an ox.
   16: Lo now, his strength is in his loins, And his force is in the muscles of his belly.
   17: He moveth his tail like a cedar: The sinews of his thighs are knit together.
   18: His bones are [as] tubes of brass; His limbs are like bars of iron.
   19: He is the chief of the ways of God: He [only] that made him giveth him his sword.
   20: Surely the mountains bring him forth food, Where all the beasts of the field do play.
   21: He lieth under the lotus-trees, In the covert of the reed, and the fen.
   22: The lotus-trees cover him with their shade; The willows of the brook compass him about.
   23: Behold, if a river overflow, he trembleth not; He is confident, though a Jordan swell even to his mouth.
   24: Shall any take him when he is on the watch, Or pierce through his nose with a snare?

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