The Book of Job (WEB)

40: 1Moreover Yahweh answered Job,

 40:2"Shall he who argues contend with the Almighty?
      He who argues with God, let him answer it."

40:3Then Job answered Yahweh,

 40:4"Behold, I am of small account. What shall I answer you?
      I lay my hand on my mouth.

 40:5I have spoken once, and I will not answer;
      Yes, twice, but I will proceed no further."

40:6Then Yahweh answered Job out of the whirlwind,

 40:7"Now brace yourself like a man.
      I will question you, and you will answer me.

 40:8Will you even annul my judgment?
      Will you condemn me, that you may be justified?

 40:9Or have you an arm like God?
      Can you thunder with a voice like him?

  40:10"Now deck yourself with excellency and dignity.
      Array yourself with honor and majesty.

 40:11Pour forth the fury of your anger.
      Look on everyone who is proud, and bring him low.

 40:12Look on everyone who is proud, and humble him.
      Crush the wicked in their place.

 40:13Hide them in the dust together.
      Bind their faces in the hidden place.

 40:14Then I will also admit to you
      That your own right hand can save you.

  40:15"See now, behemoth, which I made as well as you.
      He eats grass as an ox.

 40:16Look now, his strength is in his loins,
      His force is in the muscles of his belly.

 40:17He moves his tail like a cedar:
      The sinews of his thighs are knit together.

 40:18His bones are like tubes of brass.
      His limbs are like bars of iron.

 40:19He is the chief of the ways of God.
      He who made him gives him his sword.

 40:20Surely the mountains bring him forth food,
      Where all the animals of the field do play.

 40:21He lies under the lotus trees,
      In the covert of the reed, and the marsh.

 40:22The lotuses cover him with their shade.
      The willows of the brook surround him.

 40:23Behold, if a river overflows, he doesn't tremble.
      He is confident, though the Jordan swells even to his mouth.

 40:24Shall any take him when he is on the watch,
      Or pierce through his nose with a snare?

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