May those who curse days[a] curse that day,(A)
    those who are ready to rouse Leviathan.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Job 3:8 Or curse the sea

Let them curse it that curse the day, who are ready to raise up their mourning.

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12 Am I the sea,(A) or the monster of the deep,(B)
    that you put me under guard?(C)

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12 Am I a sea, or a whale, that thou settest a watch over me?

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13 It was you who split open the sea(A) by your power;
    you broke the heads of the monster(B) in the waters.

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13 Thou didst divide the sea by thy strength: thou brakest the heads of the dragons in the waters.

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Praise the Lord(A) from the earth,
    you great sea creatures(B) and all ocean depths,(C)

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Praise the Lord from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps:

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Deliverance of Israel

27 In that day,(A)

the Lord will punish with his sword(B)
    his fierce, great and powerful sword—
Leviathan(C) the gliding serpent,(D)
    Leviathan the coiling serpent;
he will slay the monster(E) of the sea.

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27 In that day the Lord with his sore and great and strong sword shall punish leviathan the piercing serpent, even leviathan that crooked serpent; and he shall slay the dragon that is in the sea.

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“Son of man, take up a lament(A) concerning Pharaoh king of Egypt and say to him:

“‘You are like a lion(B) among the nations;
    you are like a monster(C) in the seas(D)
thrashing about in your streams,
    churning the water with your feet
    and muddying the streams.(E)

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Son of man, take up a lamentation for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say unto him, Thou art like a young lion of the nations, and thou art as a whale in the seas: and thou camest forth with thy rivers, and troubledst the waters with thy feet, and fouledst their rivers.

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