Job 40:19



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"He is the first of the ways of God; Let his maker bring near his sword.

King James Version

He is the chief of the ways of God: he that made him can make his sword to approach unto him.

International Standard Version

He is the grandest of God's undertakings, yet his creator is approaching him with his sword.

American Standard Version

He is the chief of the ways of God: He only that made him giveth him his sword.

Amplified

[The hippopotamus] is the first [in magnitude and power] of the works of God [in animal life]; [only] He Who made him provides him with his [swordlike tusks, or only God Who made him can bring near His sword to master him].

Bible in Basic English

He is the chief of the ways of God, made by him for his pleasure.

Darby Translation

He is the chief of God's ways: he that made him gave him his sword.

Holman Bible

He is the foremost of God's works; [only] his Maker can draw the sword against him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He is the beginning of the ways of God; he that made him shall make his sword draw near unto him.

Julia Smith Translation

He the chief of the ways of God: he making him, his sword will reach.

King James 2000

He is the first of the ways of God: he that made him can make his sword to approach unto him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"It [is] the first of God's actions; the [one who] made him furnishes [it with] his sword.

Modern King James verseion

He is the first of the ways of God; his Maker brings near his sword.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

First when God made him, he ordained the wilderness for him,

NET Bible

It ranks first among the works of God, the One who made it has furnished it with a sword.

New Heart English Bible

He is the chief of the ways of God. He who made him gives him his sword.

New simplified Bible

He ranks first among the works of God, yet his Maker can approach him with his sword.

The Emphasized Bible

He, is the beginning of the ways of GOD, Let his maker, present him his sword:

Webster

He is the chief of the ways of God: he that made him can make his sword to approach him.

World English Bible

He is the chief of the ways of God. He who made him gives him his sword.

Youngs Literal Translation

He is a beginning of the ways of God, His Maker bringeth nigh his sword;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He is the chief
ראשׁית 
Re'shiyth 
Usage: 51

of the ways
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114


do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
..near , come , ..nigh , bring , ... hither , offer , approach , forth ,
Usage: 125

חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
..near , come , ..nigh , bring , ... hither , offer , approach , forth ,
Usage: 125

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

Can You Conquer Behemoth, Job?

18 "His bones are tubes of bronze; His limbs are like bars of iron. 19 "He is the first of the ways of God; Let his maker bring near his sword. 20 "Surely the mountains bring him food, And all the beasts of the field play there.



Cross References

Job 26:13

"By His breath the heavens are cleared; His hand has pierced the fleeing serpent.

Job 41:33

"Nothing on earth is like him, One made without fear.

Psalm 7:12

If a man does not repent, He will sharpen His sword; He has bent His bow and made it ready.

Psalm 104:24

O LORD, how many are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all; The earth is full of Your possessions.

Isaiah 27:1

In that day the LORD will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent, With His fierce and great and mighty sword, Even Leviathan the twisted serpent; And He will kill the dragon who lives in the sea.

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