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Job 41:27

    Job 41:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He esteemeth iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He esteems iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He counteth iron as straw, And brass as rotten wood.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Iron is to him as dry grass, and brass as soft wood.

    Webster's Revision

    He counteth iron as straw, And brass as rotten wood.

    World English Bible

    He counts iron as straw; and brass as rotten wood.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He counteth iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 41:27

    He esteemeth iron as straw - He regards instruments made of iron and brass as if they were straw or rotten wood. That is, they make no impression on him. This will agree better with the crocodile than any other animal. So hard is his skin, that a musket-ball will not penetrate it; see numerous quotations proving the hardness of the skin of the crooodile, in Bochart.
    Book: Job