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Job 40:18-20 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

18 Behold, he spoileth the river, [a]and hasteth not: he trusteth that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth.

19 He taketh it with his eyes, and thrusteth his nose through whatsoever meeteth him.

20 ¶ Canst thou draw out [b]Leviathan with an hook, and with a line which thou shalt cast down unto his tongue?


  1. Job 40:18 He drinketh at leisure, and feareth nobody.
  2. Job 40:20 Meaning, the whale.
1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

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Job 40:18-20 New International Version (NIV)

18 Its bones are tubes of bronze,
    its limbs like rods of iron.
19 It ranks first among the works of God,
    yet its Maker can approach it with his sword.
20 The hills bring it their produce,
    and all the wild animals play nearby.

New International Version (NIV)

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