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LXX2012: Septuagint in British/International English 2012 - Job

Job 40

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1And the Lord yet again answered and spoke to Job out of the cloud, saying,
2Nay, gird up now your loins like a man; and I will ask you, and do you answer me.
3Do not set aside my judgement: and do you think that I have dealt with you in any other way, than that you might appear to be righteous?
4Hast you an arm like the Lord's? or do you thunder with a voice like his?
5Assume now a lofty bearing and power; and clothe yourself with glory and honour.
6And send forth messengers with wrath; and lay low every haughty one.
7Bring down also the proud man; and consume at once the ungodly.
8And hide them together in the earth; and fill their faces with shame.
9Then will I confess that your right hand can save you.
10But now look at the wild beasts with you; they eat grass like oxen.
11Behold now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly.
12He sets up his tail like a cypress; and his nerves are wrapped together.
13His sides are sides of brass; and his backbone is as cast iron.
14This is the chief of the creation of the Lord; made to be played with by his angels.
15And when he has gone up to a steep mountain, he causes joy to the quadrupeds in the deep.
16He lies under trees of every kind, by the papyrus, and reed, and bulrush.
17And the great trees make a shadow over him with their branches, and so do the bushes of the field.
18If there should be a flood, he will not perceive it; he trust that Jordan will rush up into his mouth.

19Yet one shall take him in his sight; one shall catch him with a cord, and pierce his nose.
20But will you catch the serpent with a hook, and put a halter about his nose?
21Or will you fasten a ring in his nostril, and bore his lip with a clasp?
22Will he address you with a petition? softly, with the voice of a suppliant?
23And will he make a covenant with you? and will you take him for a perpetual servant?
24And will you play with him as with a bird? or bind him as a sparrow for a child?
25And do the nations feed upon him, and the nations of the Phoenicians share him?
26And all the ships come together would not be able to bear the mere skin of his tail; neither shall they carry his head in fishing vessels.
27But you shall lay your hand upon him once, remembering the war that is waged by his mouth; and let it not be done any more.