Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If a river rages, he is not alarmed; He is confident, though the Jordan rushes to his mouth.

King James Version

Behold, he drinketh up a river, and hasteth not: he trusteth that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth.

Holman Bible

Though the river rages, Behemoth is unafraid; he remains confident, even if the Jordan surges up to his mouth.

International Standard Version

What you see as a raging river doesn't alarm him; he is confident when the Jordan overflows.

American Standard Version

Behold, if a river overflow, he trembleth not; He is confident, though a Jordan swell even to his mouth.

Amplified

Behold, if a river is violent and overflows, he does not tremble; he is confident, though the Jordan [River] swells and rushes against his mouth.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, if the river is overflowing, it gives him no cause for fear; he has no sense of danger, even if Jordan is rushing against his mouth.

Darby Translation

Lo, the river overfloweth he startleth not: he is confident though a Jordan break forth against his mouth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, he shall drink up a river and not change; he trusts that he can draw up the Jordan into his mouth.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, he will oppress a river, and he will not spring up: he will trust that Jordan burst forth into his mouth.

King James 2000

Behold, though a river rages, he fears not: he is confident though the Jordan rushes into his mouth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, [if the] river is turbulent, it is not frightened; it is confident even though [the] Jordan rushes against its mouth.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, though a flood presses, he does not run away; he feels safe even if Jordan swells up to his mouth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, he drinketh up whole rivers and feareth not: he thinketh that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth.

NET Bible

If the river rages, it is not disturbed, it is secure, though the Jordan should surge up to its mouth.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, if a river overflows, he doesn't tremble. He is confident, though the Jordan swells even to his mouth.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! the river becometh insolent - he is not alarmed! He is confident, though a Jordan burst forth to his mouth:

Webster

Behold, he drinketh up a river, and hasteth not: he trusteth that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth.

World English Bible

Behold, if a river overflows, he doesn't tremble. He is confident, though the Jordan swells even to his mouth.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, a flood oppresseth -- he doth not haste, He is confident though Jordan Doth come forth unto his mouth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נהר 
Nahar 
Usage: 119

and hasteth
חפז 
Chaphaz 
Usage: 9

not he trusteth
בּטח 
Batach 
Usage: 120

that he can draw up
גּח גּיח 
Giyach 
Usage: 6

ירדּן 
Yarden 
Usage: 182

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Can You Conquer Behemoth, Job?

22 "The lotus plants cover him with shade; The willows of the brook surround him. 23 "If a river rages, he is not alarmed; He is confident, though the Jordan rushes to his mouth. 24 "Can anyone capture him when he is on watch, With barbs can anyone pierce his nose?



Cross References

Genesis 13:10

Lot lifted up his eyes and saw all the valley of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywhere--this was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah--like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt as you go to Zoar.

Joshua 3:15

and when those who carried the ark came into the Jordan, and the feet of the priests carrying the ark were dipped in the edge of the water (for the Jordan overflows all its banks all the days of harvest),

Psalm 55:8

"I would hasten to my place of refuge From the stormy wind and tempest."

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a tested stone, A costly cornerstone for the foundation, firmly placed. He who believes in it will not be disturbed.

Isaiah 37:25

'I dug wells and drank waters, And with the sole of my feet I dried up All the rivers of Egypt.'



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