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Job 41:29

    Job 41:29 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Darts are counted as stubble: he laugheth at the shaking of a spear.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Darts are counted as stubble: he laughs at the shaking of a spear.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Clubs are counted as stubble: He laugheth at the rushing of the javelin.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A thick stick is no better than a leaf of grass, and he makes sport of the onrush of the spear.

    Webster's Revision

    Clubs are counted as stubble: He laugheth at the rushing of the javelin.

    World English Bible

    Clubs are counted as stubble. He laughs at the rushing of the javelin.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Clubs are counted as stubble: he laugheth at the rushing of the javelin.

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 41:29

    Darts are counted as stubble - All these verses state that he cannot be wounded by any kind of weapon, and that he cannot be resisted by any human strength. A young crocodile, seen by M. Maillet, twelve feet long, and which had not eaten a morsel for thirty-five days, its mouth having been tied all that time, was nevertheless so strong, that with a blow of its tail it overturned a bale of coffee, and five or six men, with the utmost imaginable ease! What power then must lodge in one twenty feet long, well fed, and in health!

    Barnes' Notes on Job 41:29

    Darts are counted as stubble - The word rendered "darts" (תותח tôthâch) occurs nowhere else in the Scriptures. It is from יתח, obsolete root, "to beat with a club." The word here probably means clubs. Darts and spears are mentioned before, and the object seems to be to enumerate all the usual, instruments of attack. The singular is used here with a plural verb in a collective sense.
    Book: Job