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Job 40

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    Job 40:1 Moreover the LORD answered Job, and said,
    Job 40:2 Shall he that contends with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproves God, let him answer it.
    Job 40:3 Then Job answered the LORD, and said,
    Job 40:4 Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer you? I will lay my hand on my mouth.
    Job 40:5 Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yes, twice; but I will proceed no further.
    Job 40:6 Then answered the LORD to Job out of the whirlwind, and said,
    Job 40:7 Gird up your loins now like a man: I will demand of you, and declare you to me.
    Job 40:8 Will you also cancel my judgment? will you condemn me, that you may be righteous?
    Job 40:9 Have you an arm like God? or can you thunder with a voice like him?
    Job 40:10 Deck yourself now with majesty and excellency; and array yourself with glory and beauty.
    Job 40:11 Cast abroad the rage of your wrath: and behold every one that is proud, and abase him.
    Job 40:12 Look on every one that is proud, and bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place.
    Job 40:13 Hide them in the dust together; and bind their faces in secret.
    Job 40:14 Then will I also confess to you that your own right hand can save you.
    Job 40:15 Behold now behemoth, which I made with you; he eats grass as an ox.
    Job 40:16 See now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly.
    Job 40:17 He moves his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his stones are wrapped together.
    Job 40:18 His bones are as strong pieces of brass; his bones are like bars of iron.
    Job 40:19 He is the chief of the ways of God: he that made him can make his sword to approach to him.
    Job 40:20 Surely the mountains bring him forth food, where all the beasts of the field play.
    Job 40:21 He lies under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens.
    Job 40:22 The shady trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about.
    Job 40:23 Behold, he drinks up a river, and hastens not: he trusts that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth.
    Job 40:24 He takes it with his eyes: his nose pierces through snares.