Job 40:17



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"He bends his tail like a cedar; The sinews of his thighs are knit together.

King James Version

He moveth his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his stones are wrapped together.

International Standard Version

His tail protrudes stiffly, like cedar; the sinews of his thigh interlink for strength.

American Standard Version

He moveth his tail like a cedar: The sinews of his thighs are knit together.

Amplified

He moves his tail like a cedar tree; the tendons of his thighs are twisted together [like a rope].

Bible in Basic English

His tail is curving like a cedar; the muscles of his legs are joined together.

Darby Translation

He bendeth his tail like a cedar; the sinews of his thighs are woven together.

Holman Bible

He stiffens his tail like a cedar tree; the tendons of his thighs are woven firmly together.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He moves his tail like a cedar; the sinews of his stones are wrapped together.

Julia Smith Translation

He will bend his tail as a cedar; the sinews of his thighs will be woven together.

King James 2000

He moves his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his thighs are knit together.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It keeps its tail straight like a cedar; [the] sinews of its thighs are tightly wound.

Modern King James verseion

He hangs his tail like a cedar; the sinews of his thighs are knit together.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He spreadeth out his tail like a Cedar tree, all his sinews are stiff.

NET Bible

It makes its tail stiff like a cedar, the sinews of its thighs are tightly wound.

New Heart English Bible

He moves his tail like a cedar. The sinews of his thighs are knit together.

New simplified Bible

His tail sways like a cedar; the sinews of his thighs are close-knit.

The Emphasized Bible

He bendeth down his tail like a cedar, the sinews of his thighs, are twisted together;

Webster

He moveth his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his male organs are wrapped together.

World English Bible

He moves his tail like a cedar. The sinews of his thighs are knit together.

Youngs Literal Translation

He doth bend his tail as a cedar, The sinews of his thighs are wrapped together,

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He moveth
חפץ 
Chaphets 
delight , please , desire , will , pleasure , favour , like , moveth , would , at all
Usage: 76

זנב 
Zanab 
Usage: 11

ארז 
'erez 
Usage: 73

the sinews
גּיד 
Giyd 
Usage: 7

פּחד 
Pachad 
Usage: 1

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Can You Conquer Behemoth, Job?

16 "Behold now, his strength in his loins And his power in the muscles of his belly. 17 "He bends his tail like a cedar; The sinews of his thighs are knit together. 18 "His bones are tubes of bronze; His limbs are like bars of iron.



Cross References

Job 41:23

"The folds of his flesh are joined together, Firm on him and immovable.



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