40:1 Moreover, the LORD answered Job, and said,
40:1 Moreover the LORD answered Job, and said,

40:2 Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct {him}? he that reproveth God, let him answer it.
40:2 Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct {him}? he that reproveth God, let him answer it.

40:3 Then Job answered the LORD, and said,
40:3 Then Job answered the LORD, and said,

40:4 Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay my hand upon my mouth.
40:4 Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay my hand upon my mouth.

40:5 Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yes, twice; but I will proceed no further.
40:5 Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yea, twice; but I will proceed no further.

40:6 Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind, and said,
40:6 Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind, and said,

40:7 Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou to me.
40:7 Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou to me.

40:8 Wilt thou also disannul my judgment? wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest be righteous?
40:8 Wilt thou also settest aside my judgment? wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest be righteous?

40:9 Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like his?
40:9 Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like his?

40:10 Deck thyself now {with} majesty and excellence; and array thyself with glory and beauty.
40:10 Deck thyself now {with} majesty and excellency; and array thyself with glory and beauty.

40:11 Cast abroad the rage of thy wrath: and behold every one {that is} proud, and abase him.
40:11 Cast abroad the rage of thy wrath: and behold every one {that is} proud, and abase him.

40:12 Look on every one {that is} proud, {and} bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place.
40:12 Look on every one {that is} proud, {and} bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place.

40:13 Hide them in the dust together; bind their faces in secret.
40:13 Hide them in the dust together; bind their faces in secret.

40:14 Then will I also confess to thee that thy own right hand can save thee.
40:14 Then will I also confess to thee that thy own right hand can save thee.

40:15 Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eateth grass as an ox.
40:15 Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eateth grass as an ox.

40:16 Lo now, his strength {is} in his loins, and his force {is} in the navel of his belly.
40:16 Lo now, his strength {is} in his loins, and his force {is} in the sinew of his belly.

40:17 He moveth his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his male organs are wrapped together.
40:17 He moveth his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his thighs are knit together.

40:18 His bones {are as} strong pieces of brass; his bones {are} like bars of iron.
40:18 His bones {are as} strong pieces of brass; his bones {are} like bars of iron.

40:19 He {is} the chief of the ways of God: he that made him can make his sword to approach {him}.
40:19 He {is} the chief of the ways of God: he that made him can make his sword to approach {him}.

40:20 Surely the mountains bring him forth food, where all the beasts of the field play.
40:20 Surely the mountains bring him forth food, where all the beasts of the field play.

40:21 He lieth under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens.
40:21 He lieth under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens.

40:22 The shady trees cover him {with} their shadow; the willows of the brook encompass him.
40:22 The shady trees cover him {with} their shadow; the willows of the brook surround him.

40:23 Behold, he drinketh up a river, {and} hasteth not: he trusteth that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth.
40:23 Behold, he drinketh up a river, {and} hasteth not: he trusteth that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth.

40:24 He taketh it with his eyes: {his} nose pierceth through snares.
40:24 He taketh it with his eyes: {his} nose pierceth through snares.