Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Can you put a rope in his nose Or pierce his jaw with a hook?

King James Version

Canst thou put an hook into his nose? or bore his jaw through with a thorn?

Holman Bible

Can you put a cord through his nose or pierce his jaw with a hook?

International Standard Version

Can you attach a bridle to his snout, or pierce his jaw with a hook?

A Conservative Version

Can thou put a rope into his nose, or pierce his jaw through with a hook?

American Standard Version

Canst thou put a rope into his nose? Or pierce his jaw through with a hook?

Amplified

Can you put a rope into his nose? Or pierce his jaw through with a hook or a spike?

Bible in Basic English

Will you put a cord into his nose, or take him away with a cord round his tongue?

Darby Translation

Wilt thou put a rush-rope into his nose, and pierce his jaw with a spike?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Canst thou put a hook into his nose or bore his jaw through with a thorn?

Julia Smith Translation

Wilt thou put a rope in his nose? and wilt thou hollow out his jaw with a thorn?

King James 2000

Can you put a rope in his nose? or pierce his jaw through with a hook?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Can you put a rope in its nose? Or can you pierce its jawbone with a hook?

Modern King James verseion

Can you put a reed rope into his nose, or pierce his jaw with a thorn?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Canst thou put a ring in the nose of him, or bore his jaw through with an awl?

NET Bible

Can you put a cord through its nose, or pierce its jaw with a hook?

New Heart English Bible

Can you put a rope into his nose, or pierce his jaw through with a hook?

The Emphasized Bible

Wilt thou put a rush-cord on his nose? or, with a thorn, wilt thou pierce his jaw?

Webster

Canst thou put a hook into his nose? or bore his jaw through with a thorn?

World English Bible

Can you put a rope into his nose, or pierce his jaw through with a hook?

Youngs Literal Translation

Dost thou put a reed in his nose? And with a thorn pierce his jaw?

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Canst thou put
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

an hook
אגמון 
'agmown 
Usage: 5

לחי 
L@chiy 
Usage: 21

Context Readings

The Lord Continues: Can You Conquer Leviathan, Job?

1 "Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook? Or press down his tongue with a cord? 2 "Can you put a rope in his nose Or pierce his jaw with a hook? 3 "Will he make many supplications to you, Or will he speak to you soft words?



Cross References

Isaiah 37:29

"Because of your raging against Me And because your arrogance has come up to My ears, Therefore I will put My hook in your nose And My bridle in your lips, And I will turn you back by the way which you came.

2 Kings 19:28

'Because of your raging against Me, And because your arrogance has come up to My ears, Therefore I will put My hook in your nose, And My bridle in your lips, And I will turn you back by the way which you came.

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.

Ezekiel 29:4-5

"I will put hooks in your jaws And make the fish of your rivers cling to your scales. And I will bring you up out of the midst of your rivers, And all the fish of your rivers will cling to your scales.

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