Parallel Verses

Amplified

His heart is as firm as a stone, indeed, as solid as a nether millstone.

New American Standard Bible

"His heart is as hard as a stone, Even as hard as a lower millstone.

King James Version

His heart is as firm as a stone; yea, as hard as a piece of the nether millstone.

Holman Bible

His heart is as hard as a rock,
as hard as a lower millstone!

International Standard Version

His heart is as strong as stone, it is as hard as a lower millstone.

A Conservative Version

His heart is as firm as a stone, Yea, firm as the nether millstone.

American Standard Version

His heart is as firm as a stone; Yea, firm as the nether millstone.

Bible in Basic English

His heart is as strong as a stone, hard as the lower crushing-stone.

Darby Translation

His heart is firm as a stone, yea, firm as the nether millstone.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

His heart is as firm as a stone; as hard as a piece of the lower millstone.

Julia Smith Translation

His heart will press as a stone; and it will press as the under millstone.

King James 2000

His heart is as firm as a stone; yea, as hard as a piece of the lower millstone.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Its heart is cast as stone; yes, it is cast as [the] lower millstone.

Modern King James verseion

His heart is cast hard as a stone, even cast hard as a piece of a riding millstone.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

His heart is as hard as stone, and as fast as the stythie that the hammer man smiteth upon.

NET Bible

Its heart is hard as rock, hard as a lower millstone.

New Heart English Bible

His heart is as firm as a stone, yes, firm as the lower millstone.

The Emphasized Bible

His heart, is hardened like a stone, yea hardened, like the nether millstone;

Webster

His heart is as firm as a stone; yes, as hard as a piece of the nether millstone.

World English Bible

His heart is as firm as a stone, yes, firm as the lower millstone.

Youngs Literal Translation

His heart is firm as a stone, Yea, firm as the lower piece.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
is as firm
יצק 
Yatsaq 
Usage: 53

yea, as hard
יצק 
Yatsaq 
Usage: 53

as a piece
פּלח 
Pelach 
Usage: 6

of the nether
תּחתּי 
Tachtiy 
Usage: 19

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

The Lord Continues: Can You Conquer Leviathan, Job?

23 The folds of his flesh cleave together; they are firm upon him, and they cannot shake [when he moves]. 24 His heart is as firm as a stone, indeed, as solid as a nether millstone. 25 When [the crocodile] raises himself up, the mighty are afraid; because of terror and the crashing they are beside themselves.



Cross References

Isaiah 48:4

Because I knew that you were obstinate, and your neck was an iron sinew and your brow was brass,

Jeremiah 5:3

O Lord, do not your eyes look on the truth? [They have meant to please You outwardly, but You look on their hearts.] You have stricken them, but they have not grieved; You have consumed them, but they have refused to take correction or instruction. They have made their faces harder than a rock, they have refused to repent and return to You.

Zechariah 7:12

Yes, they made their hearts as an adamant stone or diamond point, lest they should hear the law and the words which the Lord of hosts had sent by His Spirit through the former prophets. Therefore there came great wrath from the Lord of hosts.

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